The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route

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The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route is part of the Tentative list of Tanzania in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route comprises remains of this 19th century trade network at 6 locations. These are Bagamoyo, Mamboya, Mpwapwa, Kilimatinde, Kwihara and Ujiji Bagamoyo. The remains include Arab forts, slave trade related buildings in Stone town, graveyards, churches founded by missionaries who fought against the Slave Trade.

Map of The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route

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

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Full Name
The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route
Country
Tanzania
Added
2006
Type
Cultural
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By ID
2012 Incomplete - not examined

2011 Incomplete - not examined

2010 Incomplete - not examined

2006 Revision

Includes (at least part of) former TWHS Bagamoyo Stone Town and Kaole Ruins (1997)

2006 Added to Tentative List

The site has 3 locations

The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route: Bagamoyo (T)
The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route: Kilimatinde (T)
The Central Slave and Ivory Trade Route: Ujiji (T)
WHS 1997-2021