Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa

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Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa is part of the Tentative list of Madagascar in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa is the first industrial city of Madagascar, built by the Frenchman Jean Laborde in the 19th century. The industrial infrastructure consists of workshops and stone furnaces used for the manufacture of guns and cannons, gunpowder, pottery, paper, furniture, iron, glass, soap and clay pots. The site consists of several stone, brick and wooden buildings as well as the monumental tomb of Jean Laborde.

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Full Name
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa
Country
Madagascar
Added
2018
Type
Cultural
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2018 Added to Tentative List

The site has 5 locations

Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa : Maison de l’ingénieur français Jean Laborde (T)
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa : Tombeau de l’ingénieur français Jean Laborde (T)
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa : Haut Fourneau (T)
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa : Four à Cémenter (T)
Ancien site industriel de Mantasoa : Bassinde la Reine RANAVALONA I (1828 – 1861) (T)

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