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Pyrénées – Mont Perdu World Heritage Site
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The "Cirque de Gavarnie in the French section of the World Heritage Site
"UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
"Location "Pyrenees, Spain, France Edit this at Wikidata
"Coordinates 42°39′N 0°03′E / 42.65°N 0.05°E / 42.65; 0.05
Includes "Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park
"Pyrénées National Park Edit this on Wikidata
"Criteria Mixed: iii, iv, v, vii, viii
Reference 773
Inscription 1997 (21st "Session)
Extensions 1999
""Pyrénées – Mont Perdu World Heritage Site is located in Pyrenees
Pyrénées – Mont Perdu World Heritage Site
Location of Pyrénées – Mont Perdu World Heritage Site

The Pyrénées – Mont Perdu World Heritage Site (also known as UNESCO Patrimonio Mundial Pirineos – Monte Perdido in Spanish[1]) is a "world heritage site straddling the border between "Spain and "France in the "Pyrenees mountain chain. The summit of "Monte Perdido ("French: Mont Perdu) is on the Spanish side of the border. The site was designated in 1997 and extended north in 1999 to include the Commune of "Gèdre in France.

The site includes two bordering "national parks: the entire "Ordesa y Monte Perdido National Park in Spain and the eastern part of "Pyrénées Occidentales National Park in France.[2] The World Heritage Site comprises a total area of 30,639 hectares.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UNESCO Patrimonio Mundial Pirineos – Monte Perdido " mcu.es, retrieved 2013-08-20 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ "Protected Areas and World Heritage". United Nations Environment Program - World Conservation Monitoring Centre. January 2000. Archived from the original on 2008-07-18. Retrieved 2008-08-12. 

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"Coordinates: 42°39′N 0°3′E / 42.650°N 0.050°E / 42.650; 0.050


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