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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta, Hungary

[an error occurred while processing this directive][an error occurred while processing this directive] Hortobágy National Park is a World Heritage Site recognising the cultural landscape of a vast expanse of grassy plains, steppe and wetlands known as the Puszta.

The landscape of the Hungarian Puszta is regarded as an outstanding example of a cultural landscape shaped by the pastoral lifestyle of the people that has remained intact for the past two thousand years. The area has seen the raising and domestication of animals such as cattle, sheep, oxen and horses

Landscape of the Puszta in Hungary
Landscape of the Puszta in Hungary
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Hortobágy National Park was inscribed as a World Heritage Site during the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 29 November - 4 December, 1999.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: # # N 47 35 40.488 E 21 9 24.408
Inscription Year: 1999
Type of Site: Cultural
Inscription Criteria: IV, V

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