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Name Heart of Neolithic Orkney
Country United Kingdom of Great Britain
Overview The property is located in an archipelago of some 70 small and
large islands in Northern Scotland. A representative site exists
on the island of Mainland, consisting of Neolithic (3000-2000
BCE) chambered tombs, ceremonial stone circles with diameters
of 44 m and 104 m, and a stone-built settlement. The site bears
outstanding testimony to the high level of Neolithic cultures of
Northern Europe.
Designation World cultural heritage
Designation year 1999
Criteria (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
Related homepage https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/514/