Wadi Hower National Park - Gala Abou Ahmed

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Wadi Hower National Park - Gala Abou Ahmed (mixed natural and cultural site) is part of the Tentative list of Sudan in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Wadi Howar National Park comprises an extinct chain of marshes and lakes. It is the remnant of the ancient Yellow Nile, a tributary of the Nile. In it lies the fortress of Gala Abou Ahmed from the Kingdom of Kush. Over 2,400 prehistoric archaeological sites have been documented as well.

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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
Wadi Hower National Park - Gala Abou Ahmed (mixed natural and cultural site)
Country
Sudan
Added
2022
Type
Mixed
Categories
Archaeological site - Prehistoric Natural landscape - Rivers, Wetlands and Lakes
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2022 Added to Tentative List

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