Route de l'esclave en Afrique segment de Timbo au Rio Pongo

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Route de l'esclave en Afrique segment de Timbo au Rio Pongo is part of the Tentative list of Guinea in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Route de l'esclave en Afrique segment de Timbo au Rio Pongo an associative landscape linked to the slave route in West Africa. The village of Farinhya, located on a deep estuary, was an important stopover in the slave trade and an active trading post. The village has remains of this trading establishment, including the ruins of a trading post, of a soap factory, of a powder magazine, of the first Anglican church on the Gulf of Guinea, as well as many slave graves and ancient cannons.

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Full Name
Route de l'esclave en Afrique segment de Timbo au Rio Pongo
Country
Guinea
Added
2001
Type
Cultural
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2001 Added to Tentative List

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