List of World Heritage Sites in Ecuador facts for kids
UNESCO was created for the "conservation and protection of the world’s inheritance of books, works of art and monuments of history and science". The constitution of UNESCO was ratified in 1946 by 26 countries, not including Ecuador.
Ecuador agreed to take part in the World Heritage Convention on June 16, 1975.
As of 2012, there are 4 places in Ecuador which are on the World Heritage List.
There are 7 sites which are on a tentative list.
|City of Quito||Province of Pichincha||cultural site|
|Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca||Province of Azuay||cultural site|
|Galápagos Islands||Province of Galapagos||natural site|
|Sangay National Park||Provinces of Morona Santiago, Chimborazo and Tungurahua||natural site|
The Tentative List consists of sites which have been nominated. The evaluation process is not yet completed.
- Ciudad de Zaruma
- Sitio arqueológico de Ingapirca
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