UNPA Issued Stamps on: ‘Along the Silk Roads’

unpa silk route stampsThis set includes six stamps and three prestige booklets featuring a few of the sites found along these trade and communication routes that linked the “ancient societies of Asia, the Subcontinent, Central Asia, Western Asia and the Near East, and contributed to the development of many of the world’s great civilizations.”

A section of the Silk Roads was inscribed as a cultural heritage site on UNESCO’s World Heritage list in 2014 under the title “Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang’an-Tianshan Corridor.” The listing features 33 locations in China (22), Kazakhstan (eight), and Kyrgyzstan (three).

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