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Decision : CONF 209 VIII.C.1
Hortobágy National Park (Hungary)

Property: Hortobágy National Park

Id. N°: 474 Rev

State Party: Hungary

Criteria: C (iv) (v)

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

Criterion (iv): The Hungarian Puszta is an exceptional surviving example of a cultural landscape constituted by a pastoral society.

Criterion (v): The landscape of the Hortobágy National Park maintains intact and visible traces of its traditional land-use forms over several thousand years, and illustrates the harmonious interaction between people and nature.


 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Hungary
Year: 1999
Decision Code: CONF 209 VIII.C.1