Sangiran World Prehistoric Site (What is Sangiran)


Sangiran is prehistoric Site in Central Java, at approximately 15 km northward from Solo. The area covers two Regencies, Sragen and Karanganyar in Central Java. The area covers 56 km2, bears past evidence in the form of early human, fauna, and flora evidence. Human fossils, fauna, flora fossils, and artifact, and stratigraphy data which is deposited naturally from 2 mya, are the source of knowledge to understand the past life. Due to these outstanding values, UNESCO in 1996 established Sangiran Site as World Cultural Heritage number C. 593 with the official name The Sangiran Early Man Site. (Harry Widianto dan Iwan Setiawan Bimas)

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