Church of Detif World Heritage Site

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Church of Detif
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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LocationDetif, Puqueldón, Lemuy Island, Chiloé Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Part ofChurches of Chiloé
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii)
Reference971-008
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area4.87 ha (12.0 acres)
Coordinates42°41′06″S 73°33′24″W / 42.6851°S 73.5566°W / -42.6851; -73.5566Coordinates: 42°41′06″S 73°33′24″W / 42.6851°S 73.5566°W / -42.6851; -73.5566
Church of Detif is located in Chiloé
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Church of Detif is located in Los Lagos
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Church of Detif is located in Chile
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The Church of DetifSpanish: Iglesia de Detif— is a Catholic church located in the town of Detif, commune of Puqueldón, on Lemuy Island, Chiloé Archipelago, southern Chile.

The Church of Detif was declared a National Monument of Chile in 1999[1] and is one of the 16 Churches of Chiloé that were declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 30 November 2000.[2]

The patron saint of the church is Our Lady of Lourdes, whose feast day is celebrated on March 25.[3]

This church belongs to the parish of San Pedro Nolasco, Puqueldón, one of the 24 parishes that form the Diocese of Ancud.[4]

  1. ^ Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. ^ World Heritage Committee Inscribes 61 New Sites on World Heritage List. whc.unesco.org. November 30, 2000. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  3. ^ Iglesias Tradicionales de Chiloé. Monumentos.cl. Retrieved 6 February 2013..
  4. ^ Diócesis de San Carlos de Ancud. Iglesia.cl. In Spanish. Retrieved 6 January 2013.

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