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Decision : 27 COM 8C.27
Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape (Mongolia)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Defers the nomination of the Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape, Mongolia, to allow the State Party to clarify the boundaries of the property. A proposal for a wider cultural landscape should include assurances that the protection of natural as well as cultural values will be addressed;

2. Encourages the State Party to consider an alternative location for the proposed visitor centre at Kharkhorum.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
Focal Point: APA
States Parties: Mongolia
Year: 2003
Decision Code: 27 COM 8C.27