Werd World Heritage Site

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Werd archipelago
Werd is located in Switzerland
Werd
Werd
Geography
LocationSituated on lake Untersee (Lake Constance)
Coordinates47°39′20″N 08°52′00″E / 47.65556°N 8.86667°E / 47.65556; 8.86667Coordinates: 47°39′20″N 08°52′00″E / 47.65556°N 8.86667°E / 47.65556; 8.86667
ArchipelagoIm Werd (also: Werd Islands)
Area0.016 km2 (0.0062 sq mi)
Length0.19 km (0.118 mi)
Width0.11 km (0.068 mi)
Highest elevation398 m (1306 ft)
Administration
CantonThurgau
MunicipalityEschenz
Demographics
Population9
Official nameInsel Werd
Part ofPrehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps
CriteriaCultural: (iv), (v)
Reference1363-034
Inscription2011 (35th session)

Werd Island is the main island of the small island group Werd Islands in the westernmost part of the Lower Lake of Lake Constance just before the High Rhine leaves the part of the lake known as Rheinsee. It is located on Swiss territory between Stein am Rhein and Eschenz.


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