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Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro*
UNESCO World Heritage Site

Mission At Landa De Matamoros
State Party  Mexico
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iii
Reference 1079
Region** Latin America and the Caribbean
Inscription history
Inscription 2003  (27th Session)
* Name as inscribed on World Heritage List.
** Region as classified by UNESCO.

The Franciscan Missions of the Sierra Gorda in the Mexican state of Querétaro were declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2003. They were founded by Junípero Serra of the Franciscan Order, who also founded important missions in Alta California.

The five missions are: Santiago de Jalpan and Nuestra Se√Īora de la Luz de Tancoyol in the municipality of Jalpan, Santa Mar√≠a del Agua de Landa and San Francisco del Valle de Tilaco in Landa, and San Miguel Conc√° in Arroyo Seco.

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Coordinates: 21¬į12‚Ä≤14‚Ä≥N 99¬į27‚Ä≤50‚Ä≥WÔĽŅ / ÔĽŅ21.204¬įN 99.464¬įWÔĽŅ / 21.204; -99.464

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Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro*
UNESCO World Heritage Site
State Party  Mexico
Type Cultural
Criteria ii, iii
Reference 1079
Region** Latin America and the Caribbean
Inscription history
Inscription 2003  (27th Session)
* Name as inscribed on World Heritage List.
** Region as classified by UNESCO.

The Franciscan Missions of the Sierra Gorda in the Mexican state of Querétaro were declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 2003. They were founded by Junípero Serra of the Franciscan Order, who also founded important missions in Alta California.

The five missions are: Santiago de Jalpan and Nuestra Se√Īora de la Luz de Tancoyol in the municipality of Jalpan, Santa Mar√≠a del Agua de Landa and San Francisco del Valle de Tilaco in Landa, and San Miguel Conc√° in Arroyo Seco.

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External links

  1. REDIRECT Template:World Heritage Sites in México

Coordinates: 21¬į12‚Ä≤14‚Ä≥N 99¬į27‚Ä≤50‚Ä≥W / 21.204¬įN 99.464¬įW / 21.204; -99.464


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