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Committee Decisions

28 COM 14B.48

Nominations of Cultural Properties to the World Heritage List (Varberg Radio Station)

The World Heritage Committee,


1. Inscribes the Varberg Radio Station, Sweden, on the World Heritage List on the basis of cultural criteria (ii) and (iv):


Criterion (ii): The Varberg radio station at Grimeton is an outstanding monument representing the process of development of communication technology in the period following the First World War.


Criterion (iv): The Varberg radio station is an exceptionally well-preserved example of a type of telecommunication centre, representing the technological achievements by the early 1920s, as well as documenting the further development over some three decades.


2. Encourages the State Party to collaborate with other States Parties in considering a possible transboundary serial extension of similar properties.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: EUR/NA
States Parties: Sweden
Properties: Varberg Radio Station
Session: 28COM