South African Heritage Resources Agency

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South African Heritage Resources Agency
South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) logo.png
Formation1 April 2000
Legal statusPublic Entity[1]
Headquarters111 Harrington St (cnr Roeland St), Cape Town
Region served
South Africa
Chairperson, SAHRA Council
Mr Fanie Makhanya
Main organ

The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) is the national administrative body responsible for the protection of South Africa's cultural heritage. It was established through the National Heritage Resources Act, number 25 of 1999[2] and together with provincial heritage resources authorities is one of the bodies that replaced the National Monuments Council.

Coordinates: 33°55′47″S 18°25′21″E / 33.92972°S 18.42250°E / -33.92972; 18.42250

Heritage Listings in South Africa[edit]

Associated legislation[edit]

See also[edit]

The marker used to indicated National Heritage Sites Designated by SAHRA.


  1. ^ Section 1, Public Finance Management Act, Act 1 of 1999, (as amended)
  2. ^ a b "National Heritage Resources Act, Act 25 of 1999" (PDF).

External links[edit]

Provincial Heritage Resources Authorities: