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Committee Decisions

CONF 208 VIII.C

Inscription: The Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour (Netherlands)

The Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour

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Netherlands

C(ii)(iv)(v)

The Committee decided to inscribe this site on the basis of cultural criteria (ii), (iv) and (v), considering that the Historic Area of Willemstad is a European colonial ensemble in the Caribbean of outstanding value and integrity, which illustrates the organic growth of a multicultural community over three centuries and preserves to a high degree significant elements of the many strands that came together to create it.

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Netherlands
Session: 21COM