Top > World Heritage > Latin America > Peru

Huascarán National Park

Asia, Middle East, Africa, Europe, North America, Latin America, Oceania
Cultural Sites, Natural Sites, Mixed Sites, Danger Sites
Country, All Lists
A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
News, Related Books

Huascarán National Park

Date of Inscription1985
CategoryNatural Sites

Situated in the Cordillera Blanca, the world's highest tropical mountain range, Mount Huascarán rises to 6,768 m above sea-level. The deep ravines watered by numerous torrents, the glacial lakes and the variety of the vegetation make it a site of spectacular beauty. It is the home of such species as the spectacled bear and the Andean condor.

© 2011 UNESCO/World Heritage Centre.

World Heritage Sites in Peru

Flag of Peru Peru
Capital: Lima
Currency: Nuevo sol (PEN)
Language: Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Time Zone: UTC-5

| Home | Top | Japanese |