Archaeological Site of Atapuerca World Heritage Site

Official name
Archaeological Site of Atapuerca | UNESCO
Country
Spain
Continent
Europe
Location
42.3713° Lat, -3.5472° Lon
Code
989
Time Zone
Europe/Madrid, CEST +0200
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 2000. The caves of the Sierra de Atapuerca contain a rich fossil record of the earliest human beings in Europe, from nearly one million years ago and extending up to the Common Era. They represent an exceptional reserve of data, the scientific study of which provides priceless information about the appearance and the way of life of these remote human ancestors.