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Dholavira

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  • March 4, 2020
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Dholavira

Part of: Prelims and GS-I- Art & Culture

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  • Government of India has submitted nomination dossier of ‘Dholavira: A Harappan City’ for inclusion in the World Heritage List for the year 2020.
  • Dholavira is an archaeological site at Khadirbet in Bhachau Taluka of Kutch District, in the state of Gujarat. Dholavira’s location is on the Tropic of Cancer.
  • Also known locally as Kotada timba, the site contains ruins of an ancient Indus Valley Civilization/Harappan city.
  • It is one of the five largest Harappan sites and most prominent archaeological sites in India belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization. 

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