Fortress Naryn-Kala, Derbent

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Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Сулим Кудусов
published on 01 October 2018
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Derbent can claim to be the oldest occupied city in Russia, and it is renown for its citadel (“Naryn-Kala” or “Dagh Bary” in Persian) and its imposing walls that date from the 6th century CE. UNESCO declared Derbent's citadel, ancient city, and defensive walls to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2003 CE.

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Кудусов, С. (2018, October 01). Fortress Naryn-Kala, Derbent. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9288/fortress-naryn-kala-derbent/

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Кудусов, Сулим. "Fortress Naryn-Kala, Derbent." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 01, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9288/fortress-naryn-kala-derbent/.

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Кудусов, Сулим. "Fortress Naryn-Kala, Derbent." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Oct 2018. Web. 27 Nov 2021.

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