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Committee Decisions

CONF 203 VIII.C.1

Inscription: The Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (Uruguay)

The Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento

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Uruguay

C(iv)

The Committee concluded that the historic quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento bears remarkable testimony in its layout and its buildings to the nature and objectives of European colonial settlement, in particular during the seminal period at the end of the 17th century.

The Committee decided to inscribe the Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento on the World Heritage List on the basis of criterion (iv).

 

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Uruguay
Session: 19COM