China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

Source: Xinhua

The 40th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Istanbul on Sunday decided to put China's Hubei Shennongjia on the prestigious World Heritage List as a natural site.

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

    China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

  • China's Hubei Shennongjia added to World Heritage List

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The 40th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Istanbul on Sunday decided to put China's Hubei Shennongjia on the prestigious World Heritage List as a natural site, bringing to 50 the number of listed Chinese properties.

Located in the northwestern mountains of Hubei Province, the Shennongjia Forestry District was established in 1970. As the only well-preserved sub-tropical forest ecosystem in the world's mid-latitudes, Shennongjia boasts rich natural forest resources with more than 5,000 species of animals and plants.

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