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State of Conservation

Ancient City of Damascus
(Syrian Arab Republic)

  Syrian Arab Republic
Date of Inscription: 1979
Nomination records (Year): 1978, 2011
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
Danger List (dates): 2013-present
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Documents examined by the Committee in 1998




* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.