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UNESCO World Heritage Site
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
Name as inscribed on the World Heritage List
Togo Taberma house 02.jpg
Type Cultural
Criteria v, vi
Reference 1140
UNESCO region Africa
Inscription history
Inscription 2004 (28th Session)

Koutammouko, the Land of the Batammariba is a cultural landscape designated in 2004 as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Togo. The area features traditional mud tower-houses which remain the preferred style of living. The traditional mud houses are known as a national symbol of Togo. Many of the mud houses have tow floors and some of them have a flat roof.

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Coordinates: 10°06′N 1°04′E / 10.100°N 1.067°E / 10.100; 1.067