Dépression de l'Upemba

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Dépression de l'Upemba is part of the Tentative list of Congo (Democratic Republic) in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Dépression de l'Upemba is a group of about forty archaeological sites. They enable us to retrace the occupation of the region over more than two millennia and to reconstruct the history of a major ethnic group in Central Africa: the Luba. This region is covered with lakes and marshlands.

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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
Dépression de l'Upemba
Country
Congo (Democratic Republic)
Added
1997
Type
Mixed
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1997 Added to Tentative List

1984 Deferred

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