The Andalusian been included in the Register of Landscapes of Cultural Interest Campo de Tabernas, Thousands, mines Rodalquilar, Salinas Cabo de Gata and different areas of the municipalities of Vélez-Blanco, Purchena, He pulled, Alcudia and Monteagud Chercos through the Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute (IAPH).

The Andalusian has been included in the Register of Landscapes of Cultural Interest Campo de Tabernas, Thousands, mines Rodalquilar, Salinas de Cabo de Gata and different areas of the municipalities of Velez-Blanco, Purchena, He pulled, Alcudia Monteagud and Chercos through the Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute (IAPH).

The objective of this initiative is to facilitate research, management and promotion of unique places for their cultural heritage values, as indicated by the Board in a note, in which states that this inventory, Open to new members, groups together landscapes 32 demarcations.

In the Valley of Andarax and landscapes Taverns Taverns & Country Thousands include; mining landscape Rodalquilar and Salinas de Cabo de Gata are in the Campo de Nijar demarcation while the demarcation of Almanzora Valley includes areas Purchena, He pulled, Alcudia Monteagud and Chercos. The landscape of Vélez Blanco joins the Hoyas Guadix demarcation, Base, La Sagra and Los Vélez, between the provinces of Granada and Almería.

To prepare for this record, Board of identification throughout the Andalusian territory with rural and urban cultural landscapes of greater financial content, following the recommendations of international organizations. Once selected, analyzed, values ​​documented and classified, a fact sheet that adds to the database is complete and available on the website of the Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute.

The passage of time and human activity shaping the unique character of these areas and are present in the valley between the rivers Almanzora Antas and, in which municipalities are located Tahal, Alcudia Monteagud and Chercos and survives where a landscape of orchards and farmhouses rooted in Roman and Arabic legacy of water use.

Technical Andalusian Historical Heritage Institute have highlighted the presence of the remains of the Moorish past Purchena in their sights, in the streets, and traditions and holiday, to include the town in the Register of Landscapes of Cultural Interest. In the case of Velez-Blanco, its location is valued, his castle, its whitewashed houses, and the footprint of the traditional activities related to water, that make up a landscape “with very few alterations to its essence stately villa formed the spirit of the Renaissance”.

The inclusion of the Campo de Tabernas in the record reflects the impact of this semi-desert landscape in national and international cultural creations, mainly, in the fields of photography and film. In the Summary of Los Millares describes the site as “one of the most important archaeological landscapes of Andalusia” and “cradle of culture pioneer in the introduction of copper metallurgy in the Western Mediterranean”.

Rodalquilar and Salinas de Cabo de Gata are two examples of the influence of human activities on the landscape formation. For Rodalquilar, is a mining landscape associated with gold mining and in Las Salinas, natural and cultural values ​​come together in the only operation of its kind that keeps industrial activity in Eastern Andalusia.