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The Inca Road Is a New World Heritage Site
Written by Gabriela Garcia Calderon Orbe · Translated by Gabriela García Calderón On 23 June 2014 @ 17:00 pm | No Comments
In Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Citizen Media, Colombia, Ecuador, History, Ideas, Latin America, Peru, Quick Reads, Spanish
For the first time in the 40 years of World Heritage convention, six countries united to submit a joint application to designate a cultural site as world heritage. Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru requested that the Incan Road be included as a cultural heritage site .
The announcement was made in the 38th session of the World Heritage Committee in in Doha, Qatar.
The international body highlighted that the Inca Road “represents a very valuable shared legacy, almost 60,000 kilometers long”:
— UNESCO en español (@UNESCO_es) junio 21, 2014 
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru share a new cultural legacy site: #QhapaqÑan, Inca road system. Congratulations!
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URLs in this post:
 Rainbowasi: https://www.flickr.com/photos/rainbowasi/14209485179
 cultural heritage site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_heritage
 #patrimoniomundial: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23patrimoniomundial&src=hash
 #QhapaqÑan: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Qhapaq%C3%91an&src=hash
 junio 21, 2014: https://twitter.com/UNESCO_es/statuses/480374902340747265
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