Gedeo Cultural Landscape

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Gedeo Cultural Landscape is part of the Tentative list of Ethiopia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Gedeo Cultural Landscape comprises a locally adopted agroforestry system, megalithic monuments, rock art sites and ritual forests, created by the Gedeo people. They grow enset (a plant that provides the staple, a kind of flatbread, for southwestern Ethiopia) and coffee. The landscape – at between 1,000m and 3,200m altitude - has rich volcanic soil.

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Full Name
Gedeo Cultural Landscape
Country
Ethiopia
Added
2020
Nominated for
2022
Type
Cultural
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By ID
2021 Incomplete - not examined

2020 Revision

Successor to "Gedeo Mixed Cultural and Natural Landscape" (2012)

2020 Added to Tentative List

Unesco Website: Gedeo Cultural Landscape

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