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About Isla de Pascua



The island is one of the main tourist destinations because of its natural beauty and its mysterious ancient culture of ethnic Rapanui, whose most notable trace corresponds to huge statues known as moai . To preserve these characteristics, the government managed through Conaf the Rapa Nui National Park , while the UNESCO declared the park as a World Heritage Site in 1995 .

Administratively, it forms, together with the uninhabited island Salas y Gómez , the municipality of Easter Island forming theprovince of Easter Island , part of the Region of Valparaíso . However, a constitutional -law 20193, published on July 30 of 2007 - established the island as a "special territory", 6 so that its government and administration shall be governed by a statute particularly referred to in the Act constitutional respectively, for issued