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Committee Decisions

CONF 209 VIII.C.1

Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca (Ecuador)

Property: Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca

Id. N°: 863

State Party: Ecuador

Criteria: C (ii) (iv) (v)

The Committee inscribed the site on the World Heritage List on the basis of criteria (ii), (iv) and (v).

Criterion (ii): Cuenca illustrates the successful implantation of the principles of Renaissance urban planning in the Americas.

Criterion (iv): The successful fusion of different societies and cultures in Latin America is vividly symbolized by the layout and townscape of Cuenca.

Criterion (v): Cuenca is an outstanding example of a planned inland Spanish colonial city.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-99/CONF.209/11
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Ecuador
Session: 23COM