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Luxembourg
Town Fortifications
May 5, 1986
Fort Thüngen is a historic fortification in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. The stamp shows the three round towers originally built in 1732.

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Slovakia
Splendors of Homeland
July 19, 1995
Spiš Castle is situated above the town of Spišské Podhradie and the village of Žehra in eastern Slovakia. The Romanesque stone castle with fortifications was built in the 12th century and rebuilt in the 15th century.

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Peru
Definitive Issue - Local Motifs
1952-1959
Fortress of Paramonga is a large structure of staggered pyramid of four levels built on a plateau. The entire city of Paramonga was established during the late Intermediate Period (1200 to 1400 AD).

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Algeria
Strongholds of Algeria
February 15, 2010
Bordj Moulay Hassan or Fort de l'Empereur was an Ottoman fortress covering the south of Algiers located at the top of the Soap hill. It was built in 1541 on the orders of Hassan Pacha.
Fort of Gouraya is a French military work carried out by Lemercier. It was built after the capture of the city of Béjaďa by the French in 1833.

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Peru
Tourism Day
August 29, 1986
Sacsayhuamán is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. The stamp depicts dry stone walls on a steep hill constructed of huge stones tightly fit together without mortar.

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Cyprus
Cyprus Through the Ages
September 10, 2009
The stamp entitled Ottoman siege of Nicosia 1570 shows a map of the walled city of Nicosia in the 16th century.

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Romania
Romania's Cities - Cluj-Napoca
August 19, 2016
Tailors' Bastion is located at the southeast corner of the old Cluj-Napoca citadel. It was built in the 15th century and rebuilt between 1627 and 1629. The stamp depicts the tower and the remaining wall of the fortification.

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Guernsey
SEPAC - Amazing Views
August 1, 2018
Vale Castle is a 10th century fortification located in the Vale, Guernsey. The stamp offers a panorama showing its walls, towers, and gates.

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Malta
International Restoration of Maltese Monuments
February 15, 1980
Fort Saint Elmo is a star fortress in Valletta, standing on the seaward shore of the Sciberras Peninsula. The fortress was built in 1552 and has been in use for 400 years.

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Romania
Discover Romania
August 29, 2014
Cula Greceanu is a fortified mansion located in the village of Maldaresti in Vâlcea county. The 16th century building provided defence against invadors.

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Guyana
National/International Heritage Year
December 27, 1978
Fort Zeelandia is located on Fort Island, a fluvial island of the Essequibo River delta in Guyana. The fort was built between 1740 and 1749 with brick, mortar and trass.

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Malta
EUROPA - Inventions
May 5, 1983
Fort Saint Angelo is located at the center of the Grand Harbour in Birgu, Malta. It was originally built in the medieval period, and was rebuilt by the Order of Saint John as a fortress in the middle of the 16th century.

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Asen's Fortress is located in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains, on a rocky ridge on the left bank of the Asenitsa River. The defensive position has been in use since the days of the Thracians. The structures today was built by Tsar Ivan Asen II in the 13th century.

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Madeira (Portugal)
EUROPA - Castles
May 9, 2017
Fort of S#227;o Tiago is located in the historical center of Funchal, defending the city from pirates. The fortress was constructed in the 17th century.

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Malta
Maltese Castles and Towers
September 29, 2006
Fort San Lucian is a large bastioned watchtower in Marsaxlokk, Malta. The original tower was built between 1610 and 1611. It was rebuilt as a polygonal fortress in the 1870s. Today the fort houses the Malta Aquaculture Research Center.

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