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Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex
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Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex

Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Germany
Best of: Mine
The Zollverein industrial complex in Land Nordrhein-Westfalen consists of the complete infrastructure of a historical coal-mining site, with some 20th-century buildings of outstanding architectural merit. It constitutes remarkable material evidence of the evolution and decline of an essential industry over the past 150 years.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.