The Barotse Cultural Landscape

The Barotse Cultural Landscape is part of the Tentative list of Zambia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

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  • Tentative

The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

Community Reviews

Ricky Kalaluka

This is an area whose landscape is an amazing wilderness..the rich cultural heritage of the Lozi people is unique to barotse flood plain..You find burial sites dating to the 1800s..sharing borders with Namibia and Angola barotseland is full is flora and fauna with possibiliy of endemism

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Site Info

  • Full name: The Barotse Cultural Landscape
  • Country: Zambia

Site History

    2014 - Advisory Body overruled

    ICOMOS advised Deferral

    2014 - Referred


    2013 - Incomplete - not examined


    2009 - Submitted


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In the News

  • » Zambian government has been accused of pressuring the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE) and the Litunga of Barotseland to support the Barotse Plains bid (April 2015)


The site has 2 locations.

  • The Barotse Cultural Landscape
  • The Barotse Cultural Landscape
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