Map of the Limes in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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Carole Raddato
by Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße (German Limes Road Association)
published on 24 August 2021
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Map showing the sights along the German Limes Road (German: Deutsche Limes-Straße) in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany.

The Upper German-Raetian Limes forms the frontier of the Roman Empire between the rivers Rhine and Danube, and stretches 550 kilometres (342 miles). The frontier was in use from the beginning of 1st century CE to the second half of the 3rd century CE. The Upper German-Raetian Limes is part of the transnational UNESCO World Heritage Site "Frontiers of the Roman Empire" together with Hadrian's Wall and the Antonine Wall.

Image courtesy of Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße (German Limes Road Association).

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Association), V. D. L. (. L. R. (2021, August 24). Map of the Limes in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14514/map-of-the-limes-in-rhineland-palatinate-germany/

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Association), Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße (German Limes Road. "Map of the Limes in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 24, 2021. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/14514/map-of-the-limes-in-rhineland-palatinate-germany/.

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Association), Verein Deutsche Limes-Straße (German Limes Road. "Map of the Limes in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 24 Aug 2021. Web. 20 Sep 2021.