Koutammakou, le pays des Batammariba (extension)

Photo by Stanislaw Warwas.

Koutammakou, le pays des Batammariba (extension) is part of the Tentative list of Benin in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List. It is a proposed extension of Koutammakou WHS.

The landscape of Koutammakou, located in the north-west of Benin, is home to Batammariba villages with their remarkable earthen turret houses. The land use is traditional and includes agricultural areas, terraced hills and sacred places. The territory shows the spiritual association between the people and the landscape.

Map of Koutammakou, le pays des Batammariba (extension)

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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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Full Name
Koutammakou, le pays des Batammariba (extension)
Country
Benin
Added
2020
Extension of
Koutammakou WHS
Type
Cultural
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2020 Revision

Includes former TWHS Habitats fortifiés: Tata Somba (1987-1996)

2020 Added to Tentative List

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