Djémila



CountryAlgeria
UNESCO RegionArab States
LocationWilaya (province) of Setif
CoordinatesN36 19 14.016 E5 44 12.012
Inscription Date1982
Property (ha)31
Type of HeritageCultural
CriteriaTo bear a unique or at least exceptional testimony to a cultural tradition or to a civilization which is living or which has disappeared
CriteriaTo be an outstanding example of a type of building; architectural or technological ensemble or landscape which illustrates (a) significant stage(s) in human history
Unesco Reference Number191
URLhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/191
DescriptionSituated 900 m above sea-level, Djémila, or Cuicul, with its forum, temples, basilicas, triumphal arches and houses, is an interesting example of Roman town planning adapted to a mountain location.
StatusWorld Heritage Site