Bunce Island

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Bunce Island is part of the Tentative list of Sierra Leone in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Bunce Island is a former British slave trading station. It specialized in slaves with rice cultivation skills and experience for what is currently the USA. Many of the related structures have been preserved, including the fort that was built by the Royal Africa Company in ca. 1670.

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Full Name
Bunce Island
Country
Sierra Leone
Added
2012
Type
Cultural
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2012 Added to Tentative List

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