1th Anniversary of Insciption of the Temple of Preah Vihear on the World Heritage List

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The Temple of PreahVihear, A World HeritagePursuant to the Convention Concerning the Protectionof the World Culture and Natural Heritage (1972) and the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in Time of Coflict (1954), and taking into account the gravity of the situation created by Thailand's hostile activities against the Kingdom of Cambodia since the Inscription of the Temple of PreahVihear on the World Heritage List, Quebec, Canada, 7 July 2008,

UNESCO recommended the State Party of Cambodia to affix the distinctive emblems to facilitate the recognition of the cultural property and to provide a significant element of protection to this "outstanding masterpiece of Khmer architecture."The Temple of PreahVihear is an angkorian era monument located in the northern province of PreahVihear, 400 km north of Phnom Penh and 140 km northeast of Angkor, in the immediate proximity to Cambodia's border  with Thailand. It built on a promontory that extends to the south, jutting out into the plain it dominates.

 

 

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-Name of issue : 1st Anniversary of the Inscription of the Temple of PreahVihear on

the World Heritage List (UNESCO) July 07, 2008 - July 07, 2009

-Date of issue : 07-07-2009

-Printing Process : Offset

-Size of impression : 32mm X 43mm


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