Honghe Hani Rice Terraces

The Honghe Hani Rice Terraces are the system of Hani rice-growing terraces located in Honghe Prefecture, Yuanyang County, Yunnan, China. The terraces' history spans around 1,200 years. The distribution has four counties: Yuanyang, Honghe, Jinpin and Lüchun. The core area of the terraces is located in Yuanyang County. The total area measures 1,000,000 acres, with the declaration area being 16,603 ha.[1]

Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces
UNESCO World Heritage Site
The terraces in Yuanyang County
LocationHonghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture, Yunnan, China
CriteriaCultural: (iii), (v)
Inscription2013 (37th Session)
Area16,603.22 ha (41,027.5 acres)
Buffer zone29,501.01 ha (72,898.6 acres)
Coordinates23°05′35.8″N 102°46′47.9″E
Location of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces in Yunnan
Honghe Hani Rice Terraces (China)

In 2013, the Honghe Hani Rice Terraces were listed as a World Heritage Site.[1]


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