Centre historique de Praia

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Centre historique de Praia is part of the Tentative list of Cabo Verde in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The historic center of Praia shows a 19th century, European-style urban planning fitting to a capital. Praia had become the colonial capital in 1770 and became the capital of the independent Cabo Verde in 1975 as well. Notable structures include the Palace of the President, Albuquerque Square and the Jaime Mota barracks.

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Full Name
Centre historique de Praia
Country
Cabo Verde
Added
2016
Type
Cultural
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2016 Revision

Renomination of Le Plateau de la ville de Praia (2004)

2016 Added to Tentative List

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Centre historique de Praia (T)
WHS 1997-2021