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Philippines, Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras

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Location Ifugao Province, Cordillera Region, Luzon Island, Philippines
Coordinates N16 56 2.004 E121 8 12.012
Type Cultural
Date of Inscription 1995

Brief Description (http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/722 )

For 2,000 years, the high rice fields of the Ifugao have followed the contours of the mountains. The fruit of knowledge handed down from one generation to the next, and the expression of sacred traditions and a delicate social balance, they have helped to create a landscape of great beauty that expresses the harmony between humankind and the environment.

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