1.         Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan (Mexico) (C 414)

Year of inscription on the World Heritage List  1987

Criteria  (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)

Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger  N/A

Previous Committee Decisions  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/414/documents/

International Assistance

Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 0
For details, see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/414/assistance/

UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds


Previous monitoring missions


Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports

Urban development pressure in regions directly surrounding the property

Illustrative material  see page https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/414/

Information presented to the Bureau of the World Heritage Committee in 1998

The Bureau at its twenty-first extraordinary session requested the Mexican authorities to submit a report on the implementation of the recommendations of the UNESCO expert mission to Teotihuacan (February 1997) regarding the state of conservation and management of the site.

At the time of the preparation of this document no such report had been received.

Action Required

The Bureau, based on additional information that may be available at the time of the twenty-second session of the Bureau, may recommend appropriate actions to the consideration of the State Party and the Committee.

Conservation issues presented to the World Heritage Committee in 1998


Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM


Decision Adopted: 22 BUR V.B.54

The Bureau took note of the report submitted by the Mexican National Institute for Anthropology and History (INAH) on the actions taken for the management and conservation of Teotihuacan and thanked the Mexican authorities for the positive response given to the recommendations made by the 1997 UNESCO expert mission.