UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nigeria
Nigeria is blessed with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely Sukur Cultural Landscape in Adamawa state and Osun Osogbo Sacred Grove in Osun state. These sites are managed by NCMM
Sukur Cultural Landscape, Adamawa State, Nigeria
Sukur or Sukur Cultural Landscape is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located on a hill above the village of Sukur in the Adamawa State of Nigeria. It is situated in the Mandara Mountains, close to the border with Cameroon. Its UNESCO inscription is based on the cultural heritage, material culture, and the naturally-terraced fields. Sukur is Africa’s first cultural landscape to receive World Heritage List inscription.
Osun – Osogbo Sacred Grove, Osun State, Nigeria