Azerbaijan’s “Khinalig village and Migration Route” to be included in UNESCO World Heritage List: State Tourism Agency
Baku, May 8, AZERTAC
"The inclusion of Azerbaijan’s "Khinalig" village and Migration Route" in the UNESCO World Heritage List as a cultural site will be considered in September of this year," said Deputy Chairman of country’s State Tourism Agency Azade Huseynova.
“Considerable work has been done regarding the nomination document themed “Khinalig cultural landscape and Migration Route" and it has already been submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The nomination document is in the evaluation stage and will be considered during the World Heritage Committee meeting in September of this year,” Huseynova added.
Established in 2007, "Khinalig" State Cultural-Architectural and Ethnographic Reserve features historical, architectural, archaeological, ethnographic, numismatic and other monuments of cultural and tourism importance preserved by the State Tourism Agency.
Nestled at the highest level of the Great Caucasus Mountains of Azerbaijan, an hour drive along a new road from the Azerbaijani city of Guba, the village of Khinalig is well known for its unique language, architecture and traditions. With its unique language and traditions, the picturesque village of Khinalig has preserved its centuries-old cultural and historical traditions.
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