National Institute of Historic and Artistic Heritage

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National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute
Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional
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Agency overview
Formed July 14, 1934
Parent agency Ministry of Culture
Website iphan.gov.br

The National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute (Portuguese: Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional, IPHAN) is a heritage register of the federal government of Brazil. It is responsible for the preservation of buildings, monuments, structures, objects and sites deemed of historic or cultural importance to the country. It currently holds 1,047 sites.[1]

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  1. ^ List of National Historic Heritage of Brazil National Historic and Artistic Heritage Institute. Retrieved on 2012-03-27. (Portuguese).