Agglomération Aného-Glidji

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Agglomération Aného-Glidji is part of the Tentative list of Togo in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Agglomération Aného-Glidji is and old town built in the 17th century by member of the Guin tribe coming at that time from nowadays Ghana. It developed as a trading post, including salve trade. The German colonist built here their administrative capital until it moved to Lomé in 1897. Nearby is the Glidji living sanctuary and sacred woods. All three aspects (old town, colonial capital and sacred wood) are included in the project.

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Full Name
Agglomération Aného-Glidji
Country
Togo
Added
2000
Type
Cultural
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