The Salt Range and Khewra Salt Mine

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The Salt Range and Khewra Salt Mine is part of the Tentative list of Pakistan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Salt Range is a low mountain range in Punjab province that stretches for about 200 kilometres between the Indus River in the west and the Jhelam River in the southeast. The Salt Range was originated 800 million years. The area is rich in palaeontological finds and has a high density of historical sites dating back to Alexander the Great. The Khewra mine is the oldest salt mine in Pakistan. Salt mining and trading began in the 16th century during the Mughal era.

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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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The Salt Range and Khewra Salt Mine
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2016
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