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Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba

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Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba

CountryCuba
Date of Inscription2000
CategoryCultural Sites
UNESCOhttp://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1008

The remains of the 19th-century coffee plantations in the foothills of the Sierra Maestra are unique evidence of a pioneer form of agriculture in a difficult terrain. They throw considerable light on the economic, social, and technological history of the Caribbean and Latin American region.

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Capital: Havana
Currency: Cuban convertible peso (CUC)
Language: Spanish, Castilian
Time Zone: UTC-5

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