Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato

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Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato is part of the Tentative list of Colombia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato are traditional settlements around lakes and rivers. People sustain themselves with fishing and agriculture. This type of housing dates from the 19th century. The stilt houses of Medio Atrato are lived in by descendants of African slaves.

Map of Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato

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Full Name
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato
Country
Colombia
Added
2013
Type
Cultural
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2013 Added to Tentative List

The site has 8 locations

Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Bocas de Aracataca (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Buenavista (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Nueva Venecia (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Quibdo (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Medio Atrato (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Bojayá (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Vigia del Fuerte (T)
Cultural Landscape of the Vernacular Stilt Housing of Cienaga Grande de Santa Marta and of Medio Atrato: Murindó (T)

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