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WHC Nomination Documentation
File name: 500.pdf UNESCO Region LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
SITE NAME ("TITLE") Historic Centre of Lima
DATE OF INSCRIPTION ("SUBJECT") 9/12/1988 – 13/12/1991
STATE PARTY ("AUTHOR") PERU
CRITERIA ("KEY WORDS") C (iv)
DECISION OF THE WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE: 12th Session The Committee made no statement 15th Session The Committee decided to inscribe the area protected by national legislation.
BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Although severely damaged by earthquakes (in 1940, 1966, 1970 and 1974), this "City of Kings" was, until the middle of the 18th century, the capital and most important city of the Spanish dominions in South America. Many of its buildings, such as the San Francisco Convent (the biggest in this part of the world) are the result of joint creations between local craftsmen and masters from the Old Continent.
1.b. State, province or region: Lima.
1.d Exact location:
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