Le fleuve Niger, les îles et la vallée

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Le fleuve Niger, les îles et la vallée is part of the Tentative list of Niger in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Niger River has a diverse landscape and a rich and varied cultural heritage. It includes 14 inhabited islands, which have special traditions such as houses painted by women. The area has been settled since prehistoric times. Rock engravings and terracotta statues have been found.

Map of Le fleuve Niger, les îles et la vallée

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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
Le fleuve Niger, les îles et la vallée
Country
Niger
Added
2006
Type
Mixed
Categories
Cultural Landscape - Continuing Natural landscape - Rivers, Wetlands and Lakes
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2006 Added to Tentative List

The site has 2 locations

Le fleuve Niger, les îles et la vallée: Koutougou (T)
Le fleuve Niger, les îles et la vallée: Kandaji (T)

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