The World Heritage Committee,
Inscribes the Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico on the basis of cultural criteria (i), (ii),(iii) and (iv):
Criterion (i): The many commemorative stelae at Calakmul are outstanding examples of Maya art, which throw much light on the political and spiritual development of the city.
Criterion (ii): With a single site Calakmul displays an exceptionally well preserved series of monuments and open spaces representative of Maya architectural, artistic, and urban development over a period of twelve centuries.
Criterion (iii): The political and spiritual way of life of the Maya cities of the Tierras Bajas region is admirably demonstrated by the impressive remains of Calakmul.
Criterion (iv): Calakmul is an outstanding example of a significant phase in human settlement and the development of architecture.