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View Poll Results: country with richest heritage
Greece 39 19.40%
Italy 44 21.89%
Iraq 16 7.96%
Iran 2 1.00%
Turkey 16 7.96%
North Africa 0 0%
Lower middle east (below Iraq) 1 0.50%
China 28 13.93%
Western European countries 3 1.49%
Spain-Portugal 0 0%
Egypt 33 16.42%
India 19 9.45%
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Old January 26th, 2013, 02:09 PM   #1

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Which country do you think has the richest ancient heritage?


By ancient cities, ruins etc. which country do you think has the richest heritage and variety ?

important: Point here is not importance on world history or politics .
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Old January 26th, 2013, 02:48 PM   #2

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Egypt has always struck me as one of the great ancient cultures, streching from modern-day Sudan to the edge of the Hittite Empire. Plus there's the fact it's one of my favorite countries.

But my vote goes to China due to the sheer amount of knowledge and scholarly works that came out decades before any Europeans had figured it out.
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Egypt has always struck me as one of the great ancient cultures, streching from modern-day Sudan to the edge of the Hittite Empire. Plus there's the fact it's one of my favorite countries.

But my vote goes to China due to the sheer amount of knowledge and scholarly works that came out decades before any Europeans had figured it out.
As i have pointed out , it is only about ancient cities and ruins , not importance on world history or what they invented throughout the history etc. So please state your opinions regarding to it..
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Voted for China as well. I'm under the impression that they have the largest number of ruins, considering the area of the country.
Egypt has some of the best preserved though, due to the climate.
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i was gonna vote greece but then i saw iraq there and i felt like i had to vote for them
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Old January 26th, 2013, 03:13 PM   #6

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Iraq. Although I was in dilemma between Iraq and Egypt.
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Old January 26th, 2013, 04:11 PM   #7

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China because they were a very old and powerful civilization, Greece because of the Seleucid empire, Iraq because of Babylon, and Egypt because of Pyramids.
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I would say India, with honorable mentions to China, Italy, and Iraq.
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Old January 26th, 2013, 04:43 PM   #9

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Western European countries: the parthenon marbles in England, the Obelisque in France etc etc
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de facto china, can't beat the complexity of china's culture. Not my favorite but certainly the most complex and therefore rich
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