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Official Unesco Page
Sukur: a culture of the Mandara mountains

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1999
Size of heritage:

Longitude: 13,572°
Latitude: 10,741°


The Sukur Cultural Landscape, with the Palace of the Hidi (Chief) on a hill dominating the villages below, the terraced fields and their sacred symbols, and the extensive remains of a former flourishing iron industry, is a remarkably intact physical expression of a society and its spiritual and material culture.

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