Hawraman/Uramanat gains place on World Heritage List


The Hawraman/Uramanat region is ranked 26th in Iran’s World Heritage List. In fact, The File of this region was reviewed at the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Session. Finally, under the title of (Cultural Landscape of Hawraman/Uramanat) was agreed upon.

The Hawraman/Uramanat region is located in Kurdistan and Kermanshah Provinces. Also it has the Special cultural and  the rich historical background. In additional, the background of habitation in that is 3000 BCE. A bove all, the form of people habitation in this region is compatible with the mountain environment. Due to, its famous for having stepped villages.

Cultural Landscape of Hawraman / Uramanat was recorded based on tow criteria 3 and 5. In fact, UNESCO has 6 criteria in selection of World Heritage which 3th criteria refers to culture and customs and 5th criteria includes the relationship of human and environment and surrounding nature. So the architectural style of  houses, also the livestock and agriculture methods has been impressive in selection of this region in the named of World Heritage.