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Serra da Capivara. ©UNESCO Brasilia 2013
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Serra da Capivara

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This video is about the Serra da Capivara National Park, one of UNESCO's World Heritage sites in Brazil acknowledged for its exuberantly beautiful landscape and for hosting one of the richest archaeological sites of the world with great historic, scientific and cultural values for humanity. The Park was created in 5 June 1979. It is located in the southeast of Piauí State, bordering the municipalities of São Raimundo Nonato, Coronel José Dias, João Costa, and Brejo do Piauí. The Park has 129,140 acres and its perimeter is 214 km.

Besides showing the beauty of Serra da Capivara, the video deals with Archaeology, Tourism, management of protected areas, management of natural heritage and productive inclusion of neighbour populations of the National Park.

on this subject: Exhibitions and conferences on the Serra da Capivara National Park (unesco.brasilia)

Place/country: Brazil
Type: Documentary
Credits: Edson Fogaça, director. UNESCO Brasilia, producer ; Petra Energia, producer.
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