Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

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Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Terrace field yunnan china denoised.jpg
The terraces in Yuanyang County
LocationHonghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China
CriteriaCultural: (iii), (v)
Reference1111
Inscription2013 (37th Session)
Area16,603.22 ha (41,027.5 acres)
Buffer zone29,501.01 ha (72,898.6 acres)
Coordinates23°05′35.8″N 102°46′47.9″E / 23.093278°N 102.779972°E / 23.093278; 102.779972Coordinates: 23°05′35.8″N 102°46′47.9″E / 23.093278°N 102.779972°E / 23.093278; 102.779972
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces is located in Yunnan
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Location of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces in Yunnan
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces is located in China
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces (China)

The Honghe Hani Rice Terraces are the system of Hani rice-growing terraces located in Honghe Prefecture, Yuanyang County, Yunnan, China. The terraces' history spans around 1,200 years. The distribution has four counties: Yuanyang, Honghe, Jinpin and Lüchun. The core area of the terraces is located in Yuanyang County. The total area measures 1,000,000 acres, with the declaration area being 16,603 ha.[1]

In 2013, the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces were listed as a World Heritage Site.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b 哈尼梯田申遗成功, 2013-06-22