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Sukur Cultural Landscape

CountryNigeria
Date of Inscription1999
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/938

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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