List of cultural heritage sites in Balochistan, Pakistan

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According to the Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency's report published on protected areas in 1997, Balochistan has 27 archaeological sites and monuments protected by the Federal Government.[1] These include the province's only national monument; Ziarat Residency. Additionally it has one site on the tentative world heritage list, Mehrgarh.[2]

Of the some 400 sites and monuments protected under the Antiquities Act 1975, the province contains 7 in Category 1, 8 in Category II and 14 in Category III.[3]

  National monuments
  Tentative UNESCO sites

Federal Government[edit]

The following sites were previously protected under the Federal Government.

Unprotected sites & heritage[edit]

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "List of Protected Notified Archaeological Sites and Monuments in Pakistan". Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency. pp. 47–48. Retrieved 11 May 2014. 
  2. ^ "Archaeological Site of Mehrgarh". UNESCO World Heritage Center. Retrieved 11 May 2014. 
  3. ^ 400 Monuments, Sites protected under Antiquities Act The Nation 9 July 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2014
  4. ^ a b c d e iucn. "Pre-Historic Caves and Rock Shelter Dwellings". Balochistan Conservation Strategy. IUCN. p. 192. Retrieved 11 May 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Balochistan Conservation Strategy IUCN Pakistan and Government of Balochistan 2000 ISBN 969-8141-33-2 pg 194. Retrieved 19 May 2014
  6. ^ a b Important/Historical Places, 1998 District Census Report of Killa Abdullah. Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 2000 pg 11
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Balochistan Conservation Strategy IUCN Pakistan and Government of Balochistan 2000 ISBN 969-8141-33-2 pg 190. Retrieved 19 May 2014
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i Important/Historical Places, 1998 District Census Report of Lasbella. Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 1999 pg 16
  9. ^ a b c d e Important/Historical Places, 1998 District Census Report of Lasbella. Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 1999 pg 17
  10. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Balochistan Conservation Strategy IUCN Pakistan and Government of Balochistan 2000 ISBN 969-8141-33-2 pg 191. Retrieved 19 May 2014
  11. ^ a b c d e f Important/Historical Places, Quetta City in 11998 District Census Report of Quetta, Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 2001 pg 11
  12. ^ a b Important/Historical Places, Quetta City in 1998 District Census Report of Quetta, Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 2001 pg 12
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i Important/Historical Places, 1998 District Census Report of Zhob, Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 2000 pg 12
  14. ^ Important/Historical Places, 1998 District Census Report of Zhob, Population Census Organisation, Government of Pakistan 2000 pg 13