Muramvya, Mpotsa et Nkiko-Mugamba

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Les paysages naturels sacrés de Muramvya, de Mpotsa et de Nkiko-Mugamba is part of the Tentative list of Burundi in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The sacred natural landscapes of Muramvya, Mpotsa and Nkiko-Mugamba comprise three royal sites. They reflect the whole circuit of the enthronement took place on three hills which are linked: Rubumba, Nkondo and Kivyeyi. At each stage, there were rites that were performed such as planting of trees and redistributing gifts of cattle.

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Full Name
Les paysages naturels sacrés de Muramvya, de Mpotsa et de Nkiko-Mugamba
Country
Burundi
Added
2007
Type
Mixed
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2007 Added to Tentative List

The site has 4 locations

Les paysages naturels sacrés de Muramvya, de Mpotsa et de Nkiko-Mugamba: Itinéraire de l'intronisation des ‘'bami'' (rois) (T)
Les paysages naturels sacrés de Muramvya, de Mpotsa et de Nkiko-Mugamba: La capitale royale de Mbuye (T)
Les paysages naturels sacrés de Muramvya, de Mpotsa et de Nkiko-Mugamba: La nécropole des reines mères à Mpotsa (T)
Les paysages naturels sacrés de Muramvya, de Mpotsa et de Nkiko-Mugamba: Les nécropoles royales du Nkiko-Mugamba (T)

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