State of Conservation (SOC)

City of Potosí

City of Potosí
  Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Date of Inscription: 1987
Nomination records (Year): 1986
Category: Cultural
Criteria: (ii)(iv)(vi)
  • Management systems/ management plan
  • Mining
  • Surface water pollution
  • Other Threats:

    Instability and risk of collapse of the Cerro Rico; Deficiencies in conservation: special attention required for the restoration and upgrading of structures with residential use and the archaeological industrial heritage

Inscription on the Danger List
Year: 2014

* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.