Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

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Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
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The terraces in Yuanyang County
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Location Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, People's Republic of China Edit this at Wikidata
Coordinates 23°05′36″N 102°46′48″E / 23.0933°N 102.78°E / 23.0933; 102.78
Criteria Cultural: (iii), (v) Edit this on Wikidata
Reference 1111
Inscription 2013 (37th Session)
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces is located in China
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
Location of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

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