Committee Decisions


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.


PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-99/CONF.209/11
Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: Hungary
Session: 23COM