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 seven sites in Category 1, eight in Category II and fourteen in Category III.[3]

  National monuments, UNESCO inscribed and tentative 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" (PDF). Pakistan Environmental Protection Agency. pp. 47–48. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 October 2013. 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" (PDF). Balochistan Conservation Strategy. IUCN. p. 192. Retrieved 11 May 2014.
  5. ^ 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 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 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 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 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 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