Sites & cities that bear the name of Ranikot Fort

Ranikot Fort

Today in : Pakistan
First trace of activity : ca. 7th century C.E
Last trace of activity : 1843 C.E
Recorded names : رني ڪوٽ‎, قِلعہ رانی کوٹ, Rannikot, Rani Kot

Description : Ranikot Fort (Sindhi: رني ڪوٽ‎, Urdu: قِلعہ رانی کوٹ‎) (also known as Rannikot) is a historical Talpur fort near Sann, Jamshoro District, Sindh, Pakistan. Ranikot Fort is also known as The Great Wall of Sindh and is believed to be the world's largest fort. with a circumference of approximately 32 kilometres (20 mi). The fort's ramparts have been compared to the Great Wall of China.The site was nominated in 1993 by the Pakistan National Commission for UNESCO world heritage status, and has since been on the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The fort is listed as a historical site under the Antiquities Act, 1975 and its subsequent amendments, and is provided protection.

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