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A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site that has been selected for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's International World Heritage program. The program aims to catalogue and preserve sites of outstanding importance, either cultural or natural, to the common heritage of humankind.

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Africa[edit]

Algeria[edit]

M'Zab Valley, Algeria
Djémila, Algeria
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad Maadid Cultural 1980
Djémila Sétif Cultural 1982
Kasbah of Algiers Algiers Cultural 1992
M'zab Valley M'zab Cultural 1982
Tassili n'Ajjer Saharan Algeria Mixed 1982
Timgad Batna Cultural 1982
Tipasa Tipaza Cultural 1982

Benin[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Royal Palaces of Abomey Abomey Cultural 1985

Botswana[edit]

Tsodilo, Botswana
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Tsodilo Okavango Delta Cultural 2001

Burkina Faso[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
The Ruins of Loropéni Gaoua Cultural 2009

Cameroon[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Dja Faunal Reserve South Cameroon Plateau Natural 1987
Sangha Trinational South Cameroon Plateau Natural 2012 Shared with Central African Republic and Rep. Congo

Cape Verde[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande Cidade Velha Cultural 2009

Central African Republic[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park Northeast Central African Republic Natural 1988 Listed as in danger since 1997
Sangha Trinational Southwest Central African Republic Natural 2012 Shared with Cameroon and Rep. Congo

Congo, Republic of the[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Sangha Trinational Sangha and Likouala Natural 2012 Shared with Central African Republic and Cameroon

Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

Historic town of Grand-Bassam, Côte d'Ivoire
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Comoe National Park Northern Savanna Natural 1983 Listed as in danger since 2003
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Southwestern Forests Natural 1981 Listed as in danger since 1992; shared with Guinea
Taï National Park Southwestern Forests Natural 1982
Historic town of Grand-Bassam Grand-Bassam Cultural 2012

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Virunga National Park, DR Congo
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Virunga National Park Kivu Natural 1979 Listed as in danger since 1994
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Kivu Natural 1980 Listed as in danger since 1997
Garamba National Park Congo Basin Natural 1980 Listed as in danger in 1980, removed 1991. Relisted as in danger in 1996
Salonga National Park Congo Basin Natural 1984 Listed as in danger since 1999
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Congo Basin Natural 1996 Listed as in danger since 1997

Egypt[edit]

Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae, Egypt
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Abu Mena Alexandria Cultural 1979 Listed as in danger since 2001
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Luxor Cultural 1979
Historic Cairo Cairo Cultural 1979
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Memphis, Cairo/Giza, Dahshur Cultural 1979
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Abu Simbel, Philae Cultural 1979
Saint Catherine Area Saint Catherine Cultural 2002
Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) Whale Valley Natural 2005

Ethiopia[edit]

Aksum, Ethiopia
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela Lalibela Cultural 1979
Simien National Park Amhara Natural 1978 Listed as in danger since 1996
Fasil Ghebbi Gondar Cultural 1979
Aksum Axum Cultural 1980
Lower Valley of the Awash Awash National Park Cultural 1980
Lower Valley of the Omo Omo National Park Cultural 1980
Tiya Tiya Cultural 1980
Harar Jugol Fortified Historic Town Harar Cultural 2006
Konso Cultural Landscape Konso Cultural 2011

Gabon[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda Lopé National Park Mixed 2007

Gambia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Stone Circles of Senegambia Janjanbureh Cultural 2006 Shared with Senegal
Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites Western Gambia Cultural 2003

Ghana[edit]

Elmina Castle, Ghana
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions Elmina, Cape Coast, Butri, Apam, Abandze, Komenda, Axim, Dixcove, Shama, Senya Beraku Cultural 1979
Asante Traditional Buildings Kumasi Cultural 1980
Nzulezo Nzulezo Cultural 2000 Listed as in danger

Guinea[edit]

Chimpanzee in Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Guinee Forestiere Natural 1981 Listed as in danger since 1992; shared with Côte d'Ivoire

Kenya[edit]

Lamu Old Town
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Lake Turkana National Parks Sibiloi National Park Natural 1997
Mount Kenya-Lewa Wildlife conservancy Mount Kenya Natural 1997 extended in 2013
Lamu Old Town Lamu Cultural 2001
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests Coastal Kenya Cultural 2008
Fort Jesus Mombasa Cultural 2011
Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley Northern Rift Valley and Southern Rift Valley Natural 2011

Lesotho[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Maloti Drakensberg Tranboundary World Heritage Site Mixed 2000 extended in 2013, shared with South Africa

Libya[edit]

Theater at Leptis Magna
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna Leptis Magna Cultural 1982
Archaeological Site of Cyrene Cyrene Cultural 1982
Archaeological Site of Sabratha Sabratha Cultural 1982
Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Fezzan Cultural 1985
Old Town of Ghadamès Ghadamis Cultural 1986

Madagascar[edit]

Tsingy de Bemaraha
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Antananarivo Cultural 2001
Tsingy de Bemaraha Reserve Mahajanga Province Natural 1990
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Masoala National Park Natural 2007 Listed as in danger since 2010

Malawi[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Chongoni Rock Art Area Dedza Cultural 2006
Lake Malawi National Park Southern Malawi Natural 1984

Mali[edit]

Old Towns of Djenné, Mali
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Timbuktu Timbuktu Cultural 1988 Severely damaged by Islamic extremists during conflict in 2012.
Old Towns of Djenné Djenné Cultural 1988
Tomb of Askia Gao Cultural 2004 Severely damaged by Islamic extremists during conflict in 2012.
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) Bandiagara Mixed 1989

Mauritania[edit]

Banc d'Arguin National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Banc d'Arguin National Park Nouadhibou Natural 1989
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichit and Oualata Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichit, Oualata Cultural 1996

Mauritius[edit]

Aapravasi Ghat in Port Louis
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Aapravasi Ghat in Port Louis Port Louis Cultural 2006
Le Morne Cultural Landscape Le Morne Cultural 2008

Morocco[edit]

Tanneries in the Medina of Fez
Medina of Tetouan
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Medina of Fez Fez Cultural 1981
Medina of Marrakech Marrakech Cultural 1985
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Aït-Benhaddou Cultural 1987
Historic City of Meknes Meknes Cultural 1996
Archaeological Site of Volubilis Meknes Cultural 1997
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) Tetouan Cultural 1997
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) Essaouira Cultural 2001
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) El Jadida Cultural 2004
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage Rabat Cultural 2012

Mozambique[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Island of Mozambique Ilha de Mozambique Cultural 1991

Namibia[edit]

The Namib desert, aka the Namib Sand Sea
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes Northern Namibia Cultural 2007
Namib Sand Sea Southern Namibia Natural 2013

Niger[edit]

Antelope in W National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Northern Niger Natural 1991 Listed as in danger since 1992
W National Park of Niger Southwestern Niger Natural 1996
Historic Centre of Agadez Northern Niger Cultural 2013

Nigeria[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Sukur Cultural Landscape Sukur Cultural 1999
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Osogbo Cultural 2005

Réunion[edit]

Plaine des Sables in Reunion National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Pitons, Cirques and Remparts of Reunion Island Reunion Natural 2010 Categorised as part of France

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Gough and Inaccessible Islands Tristan da Cunha Natural 1995 Categorised as part of the United Kingdom

Senegal[edit]

Saloum Delta, Senegal
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Island of Gorée Dakar Cultural 1978
Niokolo-Koba National Park Tambacounda Region Natural 1981 Listed as in danger since 2007
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Northern Senegal Natural 1981
Island of Saint-Louis Saint-Louis Cultural 2000
Stone Circles of Senegambia Kaolack Cultural 2006 Shared with Gambia
Saloum Delta Palmarin Cultural 2011
Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes Tambacounda Region Cultural 2012

Seychelles[edit]

The Aldabra Atoll
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Aldabra Atoll Outer Seychelles Natural 1982
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve Praslin Natural 1983

South Africa[edit]

Cradle of Humankind
Robben Island
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs Cradle of Humankind Cultural 1999
iSimangaliso Wetland Park Elephant Coast Natural 1999
Robben Island Robben Island Cultural 1999
Maloti Drakensberg Tranboundary World Heritage Site Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Mixed 2000 extended in 2013, shared with Lesotho
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape Limpopo Cultural 2003
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas Overberg Natural 2004
Vredefort Dome Vredefort Natural 2005
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape Ai-Ais Richtersveld Transfrontier Park Cultural 2007

Sudan[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region Merowe Cultural 2003
Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe Meroë Cultural 2011

Tanzania[edit]

Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania
Uhuru Peak of Mount Kilimanjaro
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ngorongoro Conservation Area Northwest Tanzania Mixed 1979
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara Kilwa Cultural 1981 Listed as in danger since 2004
Serengeti National Park Northeast Tanzania Natural 1981
Selous Game Reserve Tanzania Natural 1982
Kilimanjaro National Park Mount Kilimanjaro Natural 1987
Stone Town of Zanzibar Stone Town Cultural 2000
Kondoa Rock-Art Sites Kondoa Cultural 2006

Togo[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba Kara Cultural 2004

Tunisia[edit]

Kairouan, Tunisia
The Medina of Sousse
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Amphitheatre of El Jem El Jem Cultural 1979
Archaeological Site of Carthage Carthage Cultural 1979
Medina of Tunis Tunis Cultural 1979
Ichkeul National Park Bizerte Natural 1980
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis Kerkouane Cultural 1985
Kairouan Kairouan Cultural 1988
Medina of Sousse Sousse Cultural 1988
Dougga / Thugga Dougga Cultural 1997

Uganda[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park Western Uganda Natural 1994
Rwenzori Mountains National Park Western Uganda Natural 1994
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi Kampala Cultural 2001 Listed as in danger since 2010

Zambia[edit]

Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls, Zambia
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Livingstone Natural 1989 Shared with Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas Matabeleland Natural 1984
Great Zimbabwe National Monument Great Zimbabwe Cultural 1989
Khami Ruins National Monument Bulawayo Cultural 1986
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Natural 1989 Shared with Zambia
Matobo Hills Matobo National Park Cultural 2003

Asia[edit]

Afghanistan[edit]

Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of Bamiyan Valley, Afghanistan
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam Jam Cultural 2002 Listed as in danger since inscription
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Bamiyan Cultural 2003 Listed as in danger since inscription

Bahrain[edit]

Bahrain Pearling Trail, Muharraq
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun Manama Cultural 2005
Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy Muharraq Cultural 2012

Bangladesh[edit]

Bagerhat
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat Bagerhat Cultural 1985
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur Naogaon District Cultural 1985
The Sundarbans Khulna Division Natural 1997 Similar site in India

Cambodia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Angkor Siem Reap Cultural 1992
Temple of Preah Vihear Preah Vihear Cultural 2008

China[edit]

Temple of Heaven, Beijing
The Great Wall
The Potala Palace, Lhasa
Ancient City of Pingyao, Shanxi
Inside a tomb from the Ming dynasty
Yungang Grottoes, Shanxi
Sacred mountain Kawagarbo, in Three Parallel Rivers Park, Yunnan
Kaiping Diaolou
Centre of Heaven and Earth, Dengfeng
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang Dongcheng District, Beijing and Shenyang Cultural 1987 Extended in 2004
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Xian Cultural 1987
Mogao Caves Dunhuang Cultural 1987
Mount Taishan Shandong Mixed 1987
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian Western and Southern Suburbs, Beijing Cultural 1987
The Great Wall Mostly North China Cultural 1987
Mount Huangshan Huangshan Mixed 1990
Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Huanglongsi National Park Natural 1992
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area Jiuzhaigou Nature Reserve Natural 1992
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area Wulingyuan Natural 1992
Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains Hubei Cultural 1994
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa Tibet Cultural 1994 Extended in 2000 and 2001
Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde Hebei Cultural 1994
Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu Shandong Cultural 1994
Lushan National Park Lushan Cultural 1996
Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area Emeishan National Park Mixed 1996
Ancient City of Ping Yao Pingyao Cultural 1997
Classical Gardens of Suzhou Suzhou Cultural 1997 Extended in 2000
Old Town of Lijiang Lijiang Cultural 1997
Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing Haidian District, Beijing Cultural 1998
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing Chongwen District, Beijing Cultural 1998
Dazu Rock Carvings Dazu Cultural 1999
Mount Wuyi Fujian Mixed 1999
Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun Anhui Cultural 2000
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties Xianling tomb, Zhongxiang | Eastern Qing tombs, Zunhua | Western Qing tombs, Yixian and Baoding | Ming tombs, Changping | Xiaoling, Chang Yushun, Qiu Cheng, Wu Liang, Wu Zhen, Xu Da and Li Wenzhong tombs, Nanjing Cultural 2000 Extended in 2003 and 2004
Longmen Grottoes Luoyang Cultural 2000
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System Qingchengshan-Dujiangyan National Park Cultural 2000
Yungang Grottoes Datong Cultural 2001
Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Three Parallel Rivers National Park Natural 2003
Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom Huanren County, Liaoning Province and Ji’an, Jilin Province Cultural 2004 Shared with North Korea
Historic Centre of Macao Macau Cultural 2005
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains Sichuan Natural 2006
Yin Xu Anyang Cultural 2006
Kaiping Diaolou and Villages Kaiping Cultural 2007
South China Karst Shilin Natural 2007
Fujian Tulou Yongding County Cultural 2008
Mount Sanqingshan National Park Jiangxi Natural 2008
Mount Wutai Wutaishan National Park Cultural 2009
China Danxia Hunan, Guangdong, Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, and Guizhou provinces Natural 2010
Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth” Dengfeng Cultural 2010
West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou Hangzhou Cultural 2011
Chengjiang Fossil Site Southeastern Yunnan Natural 2012
Site of Xanadu Inner Mongolia Cultural 2012
Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces Southern Yunnan Cultural 2013
Xinjiang Tianshan Xinjiang Natural 2013

India[edit]

Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, India
Fatehpur Sikri
Pattadakal
Humayun's Tomb, Delhi, India
The Red Fort, Delhi
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Agra Fort Agra Cultural 1983
Ajanta Caves Aurangabad Cultural 1983
Ellora Caves Aurangabad Cultural 1983
Taj Mahal Agra Cultural 1983
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Mamallapuram Cultural 1984
Sun Temple, Konârak Konark Cultural 1984
Kaziranga National Park Assam Natural 1985
Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan Natural 1985
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Manas National Park Natural 1985
Churches and Convents of Goa Old Goa Cultural 1985
Fatehpur Sikri Agra Cultural 1986
Group of Monuments at Hampi Hampi Cultural 1986
Khajuraho Group of Monuments Khajuraho Cultural 1986
Elephanta Caves Elephanta Island Cultural 1987
Great Living Chola Temples Brihadisvara Temple of Thanjavur; Brihadisvara Temple of Gangaikondacholisvaram; and the Airavatesvara Temple at Darasuram Cultural 1987
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Pattadakal Cultural 1987
Sundarbans National Park Southeast Bengal Natural 1987 Similar site in Bangladesh
Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks Uttarakhand Natural 1988
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Sanchi Cultural 1989
Humayun's Tomb, Delhi Delhi Cultural 1993
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi Delhi Cultural 1993
Mountain Railways of India India Cultural 1999
Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya Bodh Gaya Cultural 2002
Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka Bhimbetka Cultural 2003
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Gujarat Cultural 2004
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) Mumbai Cultural 2004
Red Fort Complex Delhi Cultural 2007
The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Jaipur Cultural 2010
Western Ghats Western and Southern India Natural 2012
Hill Forts of Rajasthan Western India Cultural 2013

Indonesia[edit]

Dancer's mask, Bali
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Borobudur Temple Compounds Borobudur Cultural 1991
Komodo National Park Flores Natural 1991
Prambanan Temple Compounds Prambanan Cultural 1991
Ujung Kulon National Park West Java Natural 1991
Sangiran Early Man Site Solo Cultural 1996
Lorentz National Park Asmat Natural 1999
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park Natural 2004 Listed as in danger since 2011
Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy Bali Cultural 2012

Iran[edit]

Persepolis, Iran
Shushtar, ancient irrigation
Golestan Palace
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Meidan Emam, Esfahan Isfahan Cultural 1979
Persepolis Shiraz Cultural 1979
Tchogha Zanbil Tchogha Zanbil Cultural 1979
Takht-e Soleyman Takab Cultural 2003
Bam and its Cultural Landscape Bam Cultural 2004 Listed as in danger since 2004
Pasargadae Pasargad Cultural 2004
Soltaniyeh Zanjan Cultural 2005
Bisotun Kermanshah Cultural 2006
Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran West Azerbaijan Cultural 2008
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System Shushtar Cultural 2009
Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil Ardabil Cultural 2010
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex Tabriz Cultural 2010
The Persian Garden Pasargad, Chehel Sotoun, Fin, Eram, Shazdeh, Dolatabad, Abbasabad, Akbarieh, Pahlevanpour Cultural 2011
Gonbad-e Qābus Gonbad-e Qabus Cultural 2012
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan Isfahan Cultural 2012
Golestan Palace Tehran Province Cultural 2013

Iraq[edit]

Hatra
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Hatra Hatra Cultural 1985
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) Ashur Cultural 2003 Listed as in danger since inscription
Samarra Archaeological City Samarra Cultural 2007 Listed as in danger since inscription

Israel[edit]

Acre
Mount Carmel
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Masada Masada Cultural 2001
Old City of Acre Akko Cultural 2001
White City of Tel-Aviv—the Modern Movement Tel Aviv Cultural 2003
Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba Cultural 2005
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev Haluza, Mamshit, Avdat and Shivta Cultural 2005
Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee Israeli North Coast Cultural 2008
Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves Haifa Cultural 2012

Japan[edit]

Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto, Japan
Shrines and temples of Nikko
Mount Fuji
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area Horyuji Cultural 1993
Himeji-jo Himeji Cultural 1993
Shirakami-Sanchi Shirakami-Sanchi Cultural 1993
Yakushima Yakushima Natural 1993
Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cultural 1994
Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Cultural 1995
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) Hiroshima Cultural 1996
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine Miyajima Cultural 1996
Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara Nara Cultural 1998
Shrines and Temples of Nikko Nikko Cultural 1999
Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Okinawa Cultural 2000
Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Kansai (Mount Koya, Mount Yoshino, Mount Omine, Tanabe, Nachikatsuura, Shingu, Kumano, Owase) Cultural 2004
Shiretoko Shiretoko National Park Natural 2005
Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape Oda Cultural 2007
Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land Hiraizumi Cultural 2011
Ogasawara Islands Ogasawara Islands Natural 2011
Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration Shizuoka, Yamanashi Cultural 2013

Jerusalem[edit]

Old City of Jerusalem, Israel (de facto; not recognized as part of Israel by UNESCO)
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls Old City, Jerusalem Cultural 1981 Under de facto Israeli control as part of its capital; disputed by the Palestinians, who claim Jerusalem as their capital; proposed in the 1947 UN Partition Plan for Palestine to be part of a separate Jerusalem territory under international control; listed as in danger since 1982

Jordan[edit]

Petra, Jordan
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Petra Petra Cultural 1985
Quseir Amra Quseir Amra Cultural 1985
Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) Um er-Rasas Cultural 2005
Wadi Rum Protected Area Wadi Rum Mixed 2011

Kazakhstan[edit]

Saryarka
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi Turkestan Cultural 2003
Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly Almaty Province Cultural 2004
Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan Naurzum State Nature Reserve Natural 2008

Kyrgyzstan[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain Osh Cultural 2009

Laos[edit]

Luang Prabang
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Town of Luang Prabang Luang Prabang Cultural 1995
Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape Champasak Cultural 2001

Lebanon[edit]

Baalbek
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Anjar Anjar Cultural 1984
Baalbek Baalbek Cultural 1984
Byblos Byblos Cultural 1984
Tyre Tyre Cultural 1984
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) Kadisha Valley Cultural 1998

Malaysia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Gunung Mulu National Park Sarawak Natural 2000
Kinabalu Park Mount Kinabalu Natural 2000
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Malacca and Georgetown Cultural 2008
Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley Perak Cultural 2012

Mongolia[edit]

Uvs
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Uvs Nuur Basin Uvs Natural 2003 Shared with Russia
Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape Central Mongolia Cultural 2004
Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai Western Mongolia Cultural 2011 In Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Nepal[edit]

Kathmandu Valley, Nepal
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Kathmandu Valley Kathmandu Valley Cultural 1979
Sagarmatha National Park Khumbu Natural 1979
Chitwan National Park Western Tarai Natural 1984
Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha Lumbini Cultural 1997

North Korea[edit]

Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Complex of Koguryo Tombs Pyongyang and Nampho Cultural 2004 Shared with China
Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong Hwanghae Cultural 2013

Oman[edit]

Bahla Fort
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Bahla Fort Bahla Cultural 1987
Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Cultural 1988
Land of Frankincense Frankincense Trail in Al Baleed Museum, Salalah Cultural 2000
Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman Northern Oman Cultural 2006

Pakistan[edit]

Ruins of the ancient city of Mohenjo-daro.
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro Moenjodaro Cultural 1980
Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol Takht-i-Bahi and Sahr-i-Bahlol Cultural 1980
Taxila Taxila Cultural 1980
Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Lahore Cultural 1981
Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta Thatta Cultural 1981
Rohtas Fort Jhelum Cultural 1997

Palestinian Territories[edit]

Church of the Nativity
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem Bethlehem Cultural 2012

Philippines[edit]

Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park
Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Baroque Churches of the Philippines Iglesia de San Agustín, Intramuros, Manila | Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de la Asunción, Santa Maria, Ilocos Sur | Iglesia de San Agustín, Paoay, Ilocos Norte | Iglesia de Santo Tomás de Villanueva, Miag-ao, Iloilo Cultural 1993
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Palawan Natural 1993
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Ifugao Cultural 1995
Historic Town of Vigan Vigan Cultural 1999
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park Puerto Princesa Natural 1999

Qatar[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Al Zubarah Archaeological Site Qatar Cultural 2013

Russia[edit]

Volcanoes of Kamchatka
Lena pillars

See also the list of Russian sites in Europe.

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Lake Baikal Siberia Natural 1996
Volcanoes of Kamchatka Russian Far East Natural 1996
Golden Mountains of Altai Siberia Natural 1998
Central Sikhote-Alin Russian Far East, Primorsky Krai Natural 2001
Uvs Nuur Basin Siberia, Eastern Siberia Natural 2003 shared with Mongolia
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve Chukotka Natural 2004
Putorana Plateau Siberia, Taymyria Natural 2010
Lena Pillars Nature Park Russian Far East, Sakha Republic Natural 2012

Saudi Arabia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) Hejaz Cultural 2008
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah Diriyah Cultural 2008

South Korea[edit]

Hwaseong Fortress
Mt. Halla, Jeju Volcanic Island
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks Gayasan Mountain National Park Cultural 1995
Jongmyo Shrine Jongno District, Seoul Cultural 1995
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple Gyeongju Cultural 1995
Changdeokgung Palace Complex Jongno District, Seoul Cultural 1997
Hwaseong Fortress Suwon Cultural 1997
Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Island Cultural 2000
Gyeongju Historic Areas Gyeongju Cultural 2000
Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes Jeju Natural 2007
Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty Gyeonggi and Gangwon Cultural 2009
Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong Andong Cultural 2010

Sri Lanka[edit]

Old town of Galle
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa Polonnaruwa Cultural 1982
Ancient City of Sigiriya Sigiriya Cultural 1982
Sacred City of Anuradhapura Anuradhapura Cultural 1982
Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications Galle Cultural 1988
Sacred City of Kandy Kandy Cultural 1988
Sinharaja Forest Reserve Sabaragamuwa Natural 1988
Golden Temple of Dambulla Dambulla Cultural 1991
Central Highlands of Sri Lanka Central Province Natural 2010

Syria[edit]

Krak des Chevaliers
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ancient City of Damascus Damascus Cultural 1979
Ancient City of Bosra Bosra Cultural 1980
Site of Palmyra Palmyra Cultural 1980
Ancient City of Aleppo Aleppo Cultural 1986
Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din Krak des Chevaliers and Syrian Coast and Mountains Cultural 2006
Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Dead Cities Cultural 2011

Tajikistan[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Proto-urban site of Sarazm Panjakent Cultural 2010
Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) Pamirs Natural 2013

Thailand[edit]

Historic City of Ayutthaya, Thailand
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic City of Ayutthaya Ayutthaya Cultural 1991
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns Sukhothai, Si Satchanalai and Kamphaeng Phet Cultural 1991
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries Lower Northern Thailand Natural 1991
Ban Chiang Archaeological Site Udon Thani Cultural 1992
Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex Khao Yai National Park Natural 2005

Turkey[edit]

Historic areas of Istanbul
Nemrut Dagi
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia Cappadocia Mixed 1985
Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi Central Anatolia Cultural 1985
Historic Areas of Istanbul Istanbul Province Cultural 1985
Hattusha: the Hittite Capital Central Karadeniz Cultural 1986
Nemrut Dagi Southeastern Anatolia Cultural 1987
Hierapolis-Pamukkale Southern Aegean Mixed 1988
Xanthos-Letoon Lycia Cultural 1988
City of Safranbolu Western Karadeniz Cultural 1994
Archaeological Site of Troy Southern Marmara Cultural 1998
Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex Eastern Thrace Cultural 2011
Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük Central Anatolia Cultural 2012

Turkmenistan[edit]

Konye Urgench
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv” Merv Cultural 1999
Kunya-Urgench Konye Urgench Cultural 2005
Parthian Fortresses of Nisa Nissa Cultural 2007

United Arab Emirates[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) Al Ain Cultural 2011

Uzbekistan[edit]

Samarkand - Crossroads of Cultures, Uzbekistan
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Itchan Kala Khiva Cultural 1990
Historic Centre of Bukhara Bukhara Cultural 1993
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz Shakhrizabz Cultural 2000
Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures Samarkand Cultural 2001

Vietnam[edit]

Hoi An ancient town
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Complex of Hué Monuments Hue Cultural 1993
Ha Long Bay Ha Long Bay Natural 1994 Extended in 2000
Hoi An Ancient Town Hoi An Cultural 1999
My Son Sanctuary My Son Cultural 1999
Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Phong Nha-Ke Bang Natural 2003
Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi Hanoi Cultural 2010
Citadel of the Ho Dynasty Northern Vietnam Cultural 2011

Yemen[edit]

Historic town of Zabid
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Old Walled City of Shibam Shibam Cultural 1982
Old City of Sana'a Sana'a Cultural 1986
Historic Town of Zabid Zabid Cultural 1993 Listed as in danger since 2000
Socotra Archipelago Socotra Natural 2008

Europe[edit]

Albania[edit]

Gjirokastër
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Butrint Coastal Albania Cultural 1992
Historic Centres of Gjirokastër and Berat Southeastern Albania Cultural 2005

Andorra[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley south and east of Andorra La Vella Cultural 2004

Armenia[edit]

Echmiadzin Cathedral
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin Northern Armenia Cultural 1996
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiadzin and the archaeological site of Zvartnots Central Armenia Cultural 2000
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley Central Armenia Cultural 2000

Austria[edit]

Hallstatt-Dachstein
Historic Centre of Vienna
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg Salzburg (state) Cultural 1996
Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn Vienna Cultural 1996
Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape Salzburg (state) Cultural 1997
Semmering Railway Lower Austria Cultural 1998
City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg Styria Cultural 1999
Wachau Cultural Landscape Lower Austria, between Melk and Krems Cultural 2000
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape Burgenland Cultural 2001 shared with Hungary
Historic Centre of Vienna Vienna Cultural 2001
Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps Cultural 2011 shared with France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia, Switzerland

Azerbaijan[edit]

Gobustan
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
The Walled city of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower Baku Region Cultural 2000
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Baku Region Cultural 2007

Belarus[edit]

Mir Castle
Bisons in Belovezhskaya Puscha National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mir Castle complex Grodno Oblast Cultural 2000
Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh Minsk Oblast Cultural 2005
Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest Grodno Oblast Natural 1979 shared with Poland
Struve Geodetic Arc Grodno Oblast, Brest Oblast Cultural 2005 shared with Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine

Belgium[edit]

Grand Place, Brussels
Neolithic flint mines, Spiennes
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Flemish Béguinages Flanders Cultural 1998 13 Béguinages
La Grand-Place, Brussels Brussels Cultural 1998
The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault) Wallonia Cultural 1998
Belfries of Belgium and France Cultural 1999 33 belfries in Belgium
Historic Centre of Bruges Flanders Cultural 2000
Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta Brussels Cultural 2000
Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) Wallonia Cultural 2000
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai Wallonia Cultural 2000
Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex, Antwerp Flanders Cultural 2005
Stoclet House Brussels Cultural 2009
Major Mining Sites of Wallonia Wallonia Cultural 2012

Bosnia and Herzegovina[edit]

Mostar Old Town
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar Herzegovina Cultural 2005
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad Sarajevo Region Cultural 2007

Bulgaria[edit]

Pirin National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Boyana Church (Sofia) Bulgarian Shopluk Cultural 1979
Madara Rider Dobruja Cultural 1979
Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo North Bulgaria Cultural 1979
Thracian tomb of Kazanlak Northern Thrace Cultural 1979
Ancient City of Nessebar Bulgarian Black Sea Coast Cultural 1983
Srebarna Nature Reserve Dobruja Natural 1983
Pirin National Park Pirin Macedonia Natural 1983
Rila Monastery Bulgarian Shopluk Cultural 1983
Thracian tomb of Sveshtari Dobruja Cultural 1985

Croatia[edit]

Palace of Diocletian, Split
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Old City of Dubrovnik Dalmatia Cultural 1979
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian Dalmatia Cultural 1979
Plitvice Lakes National Park Dalmatia Natural 1979
Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč Istria Cultural 1997
Historic City of Trogir Dalmatia Cultural 1997
Cathedral of St. James in Sibenik Dalmatia Cultural 2000
Stari Grad Plain, Island Hvar Dalmatia Cultural 2008

Cyprus[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Paphos Paphos district Cultural 1980
Painted Churches in the Troodos Region Cultural 1985 10 churches
Choirokoitia Larnaca district Cultural 1998

Czech Republic[edit]

Stained glass in St. Barbara, Kutna Hora
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre of Český Krumlov South Bohemia Cultural 1992
Historic Centre of Prague Central Bohemia Cultural 1992
Historic Centre of Telč Bohemian-Moravian Highlands Cultural 1992
Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora South Moravia Cultural 1994
Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec Central Bohemia Cultural 1995
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape South Moravia Cultural 1996
Holasovice Historical Village Reservation South Bohemia Cultural 1998
Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž South Moravia Cultural 1998
Litomyšl Castle East Bohemia Cultural 1999
Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc North Moravia Cultural 2000
Tugendhat Villa in Brno South Moravia Cultural 2001
The Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč Bohemian-Moravian Highlands Cultural 2003

Denmark[edit]

Kronborg Castle, Elsinore
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church East Jutland Cultural 1994
Roskilde Cathedral West Zealand Cultural 1995
Kronborg Castle in Elsinore North Zealand Cultural 2000

Estonia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn North Estonia Cultural 1997
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine

Finland[edit]

Old Rauma
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Fortress of Suomenlinna, Helsinki Southern Finland Cultural 1991
Old Rauma Western Finland Cultural 1991
Petäjävesi Old Church Western Finland Cultural 1994
Verla Groundwood and Board Mill, Jaala Southern Finland Cultural 1996
Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki, near Rauma Western Finland Cultural 1999
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Ostrobothnia Natural 2000
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine

France[edit]

Throne room, Fontainebleau Castle
Saltworks of Burgundy
Fortified city of Carcassone
Azay le Rideau, Loire Valley
Bordeaux
Albi
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Chartres Cathedral Centre-Val de Loire Cultural 1979
Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay Lower Normandy Cultural 1979
Palace and Park of Versailles Île-de-France Cultural 1979
Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley Dordogne Cultural 1979
Vézelay, Church and Hill Burgundy Cultural 1979
Amiens Cathedral Picardy Cultural 1981
Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments Bouches-du-Rhône Cultural 1981
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay Burgundy Cultural 1981
Palace and Park of Fontainebleau Île-de-France Cultural 1981
Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange Vaucluse Cultural 1981
From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt Burgundy Cultural 1982
Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe Vienne Cultural 1983
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve Corsica Natural 1983
Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy Lorraine Cultural 1983
Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) Languedoc-Roussillon Cultural 1985
Strasbourg - Grande île Alsace Cultural 1988
Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims Champagne-Ardenne Cultural 1991
Paris, Banks of the Seine Île-de-France Cultural 1991
Bourges Cathedral Centre-Val de Loire Cultural 1992
Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge Vaucluse Cultural 1995
Canal du Midi Midi-Pyrenees, Languedoc-Roussillon: from Toulouse to Sète Cultural 1996 part of a network of navigable waterways linking the Mediterranean and the Atlantic.
Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne Aude Cultural 1997
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Midi-Pyrenees Mixed 1997 shared with Spain
Historic Site of Lyons Rhône Cultural 1998
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Cultural 1998
Belfries of Belgium and France Cultural 1999 23 belfries in France
Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion Aquitaine Cultural 1999
The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes Cultural 2000
Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs Île-de-France Cultural 2001
Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret Haute-Normandie Cultural 2005
Bordeaux, Port of the Moon Aquitaine Cultural 2007
Fortifications of Vauban Cultural 2008 12 groups of fortified buildings and sites along the western, northern and eastern borders of France.
Episcopal City of Albi Midi-Pyrenees, Tarn Cultural 2010
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps Haute-Normandie Cultural 2011 shared with Switzerland, Austria, Germany, Italy, Slovenia
The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean Agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape Cultural 2011
Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin Nord-Pas de Calais Cultural 2012 site consists of 109 separate components over 120,000 ha

Georgia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery Rioni Region Cultural 1994 in danger
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Kartli Cultural 1994 in danger
Upper Svaneti Northwestern Georgia Cultural 1996

Germany[edit]

Aachen Cathedral
Lübeck: Holstentor, Germany
Old Stralsund
Middle Rhine Valley: View from castle Schönburg to Oberwesel
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe: View towards Kassel
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Aachen Cathedral North Rhine-Westphalia, Eifel Cultural 1978
Speyer Cathedral Rhineland-Palatinate Cultural 1981
Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square Bavaria, Franconia Cultural 1981
Pilgrimage Church of Wies Bavaria, Swabia (region), Steingaden Cultural 1983
Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne Lowland Cultural 1984
St. Mary's Cathedral and St. Michael's Church at Hildesheim Lower Saxony Cultural 1985
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier Rhineland-Palatinate Cultural 1986
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Hesse, Bad Homburg Cultural 1987 (2005) Shared with UK, The two sections of the Limes in Germany cover a length of 550 km from the north-west of the country to the Danube in the south-east.
Hanseatic City of Lübeck Schleswig-Holstein Cultural 1987
Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin Berlin Cultural 1990
Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch Hesse Cultural 1991
Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System Lower Saxony Cultural 1992
Maulbronn Monastery Complex Baden-Württemberg, Pforzheim Cultural 1993
Town of Bamberg Bavaria, Franconia Cultural 1993
Collegiate Church, Castle, and Old Town of Quedlinburg Saxony-Anhalt Cultural 1994
Völklingen Ironworks Saarland Cultural 1994
Messel Pit Fossil Site Hesse Natural 1995
Cologne Cathedral North Rhine-Westphalia, Cologne Lowland Cultural 1996
Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau Thuringia; Saxony-Anhalt Cultural 1996
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg Saxony-Anhalt Cultural 1996
Classical Weimar Thuringia Cultural 1998
Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin Berlin Cultural 1999
Wartburg Castle Thuringia, Eisenach Cultural 1999
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz Saxony-Anhalt Cultural 2000
Monastic Island of Reichenau Baden-Württemberg, Freiburg (region) Cultural 2000
Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen North Rhine-Westphalia, Ruhr Cultural 2001
Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Cultural 2002
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Rhineland-Palatinate and Hesse, between Koblenz and Bingen / Rüdesheim Cultural 2002
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski Saxony, Upper Lusatia, Bad Muskau Cultural 2004 shared with Poland
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen Bremen (state) Cultural 2004
Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof Bavaria, Upper Palatinate Cultural 2006
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates Berlin Cultural 2008
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany Natural 2007 shared with Ukraine and Slovakia
The Wadden Sea along the coast of Lower Saxony and Schleswig-Holstein, including the East and North Frisian Islands Natural 2009 shared with Netherlands
Fagus Factory in Alfeld Lower Saxony Cultural 2011
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps Cultural 2011 shared with Switzerland, Austria, France, Italy, Slovenia
Margravial Opera House Bayreuth Bavaria, Franconia Cultural 2012
Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe North Hesse, Kassel Cultural 2013

Greece[edit]

Acropolis, Athens
Mt Athos
Pythagoeion, Samos
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae Peloponnese Cultural 1986
Archaeological Site of Delphi Central and Northern Greece Cultural 1987
Acropolis, Athens Attica Cultural 1986
Medieval City of Rhodes Greek Islands Cultural 1988
Meteora Central and Northern Greece Mixed 1988
Mount Athos Central and Northern Greece Mixed 1988
Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki Central and Northern Greece Cultural 1988
Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus Peloponnese Cultural 1988
Archaeological Site of Mystras Peloponnese Cultural 1989
Archaeological Site of Olympia Peloponnese Cultural 1989
Delos, Cyclades Greek Islands Cultural 1990
Monasteries of Daphni, Hossios Luckas and Nea Moni of Chios Cultural 1990
Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos Greek Islands Cultural 1992
Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina) Central and Northern Greece Cultural 1996
Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns, Corinth Peloponnese Cultural 1999
Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John, Pátmos Greek Islands Cultural 1999
Old Town of Corfu Greek Islands Cultural 2007

Hungary[edit]

Budapest
Hortobágy National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue Central Hungary Cultural 1987
Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings Northern Hungary Cultural 1987
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst Northern Hungary Natural 1995 shared with Slovakia
Millenary Benedictine Monastery of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment Transdanubia Cultural 1996
Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta Great Hungarian Plain Cultural 1999
Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae) Transdanubia Cultural 2000
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape Transdanubia Cultural 2001 shared with Austria
Tokaj Wine Region Cultural Landscape Northern Hungary Cultural 2002

Iceland[edit]

Þingvellir National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Þingvellir National Park South Iceland Cultural 2004
Surtsey South Iceland Natural 2008

Ireland[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne East Coast and Midlands Cultural 1993
Sceilg Mhichíl Southwest Ireland Cultural 1996

Italy[edit]

Pompeii
Cinque Terre
The Basilica of Aquileia
Villa d'Este, Tivoli
Syracuse
The Dolomites
Mt Etna
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Lombardy Cultural 1979
Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by "Leonardo da Vinci" in Milan Lombardy Cultural 1979
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights, and San Paolo Fuori le Mura Lazio, Rome Cultural 1980 shared with Vatican
Historic Centre of Florence Tuscany Cultural 1982
Piazza del Duomo, Pisa Tuscany Cultural 1987
Venice and its Lagoon Veneto Cultural 1987
Historic Centre of San Gimignano Tuscany Cultural 1990
The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera Basilicata Cultural 1993
City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto Veneto Cultural 1994
Crespi d'Adda Lombardy Cultural 1995
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance and its Po Delta Emilia-Romagna Cultural 1995
Historic Centre of Naples Campania Cultural 1995
Historic Centre of Siena Tuscany Cultural 1995
Castel del Monte Bari, Andria Cultural 1996
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna Emilia-Romagna Cultural 1996
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza Tuscany Cultural 1996
The Trulli of Alberobello Bari Cultural 1996
18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli and the San Leucio Complex Campania Cultural 1997
Archaeological Area of Agrigento Sicily Cultural 1997
Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Torre Annunziata Campania Cultural 1997
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua Veneto Cultural 1997
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena Emilia-Romagna Cultural 1997
Costiera Amalfitana Campania Cultural 1997
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) Liguria Cultural 1997
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Piedmont, in and around Turin Cultural 1997
Su Nuraxi di Barumini Sardinia Cultural 1997 a special type of defensive structure known as nuraghi
Villa Romana del Casale Sicily, Piazza Armerina Cultural 1997
Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia Friuli-Venezia Giulia Cultural 1998
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula Campania Cultural 1998
Historic Centre of Urbino Marche Cultural 1998
Villa Adriana, Tivoli Lazio Cultural 1999
Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites Umbria Cultural 2000
City of Verona Veneto Cultural 2000
Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) Natural 2000
Villa d'Este, Tivoli Lazio Cultural 2001
Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-eastern Sicily) Sicily: Noto, Caltagirone, Militello Val di Catania, Catania, Modica, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli Cultural 2002
Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy Piedmont and Lombardy Cultural 2003
Monte San Giorgio Lombardy Natural 2003 shared with Switzerland
Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia Lazio Cultural 2004
Val d'Orcia Tuscany Cultural 2004
Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica Sicily Cultural 2005
Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli Liguria Cultural 2006
Mantua and Sabbioneta Lombardy Cultural 2008
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes Cultural 2008 shared with Switzerland
The Dolomites Trentino-Alto Adige Natural 2009
Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power Cultural 2011 Seven groups of important buildings (including fortresses, churches, and monasteries) throughout the Italian Peninsula: Brescia, Cividale del Friuli (Udine), Castelseprio (Varese), Spoleto and Campello on Clitunno (Perugia), Benevento and Monte Sant'Angelo (Foggia).
Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps Cultural 2011 shared with Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany, Slovenia
Medici Villas and Gardens Tuscany Cultural 2013
Mount Etna Sicily Natural 2013

Latvia[edit]

Town square, Riga
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre of Riga Riga region Cultural 1997
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine

Lithuania[edit]

Curonian Spit
Struve Geodetic Arc
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Vilnius Historic Centre Dzūkija Cultural 1994
Curonian Spit Lithuania Minor Cultural 2000 shared with Russia
Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė) Dzūkija Cultural 2004
Struve Geodetic Arc Aukštaitija, Dzūkija Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine

Luxembourg[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications Luxembourg Cultural 1994

Macedonia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Western Macedonia Mixed 1979

Malta[edit]

Valetta
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
City of Valletta Malta Island Cultural 1980
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum Malta Island Cultural 1980
Megalithic Temples of Malta Malta Island, Gozo Cultural 1980

Moldova[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine

Montenegro[edit]

Durmitor National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Durmitor National Park North Montenegrin Mountains Natural 1980
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor Bay of Kotor Cultural 1979

Netherlands[edit]

Kinderdijk
The canals of Amsterdam
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Schokland and Surroundings Noordoostpolder Cultural 1995
Defence Line of Amsterdam North Holland and Utrecht Cultural 1996
Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout Kinderdijk Cultural 1997
Ir.D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) Lemmer Cultural 1998
Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) Beemster Cultural 1999
Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) Utrecht Cultural 2000
The Wadden Sea West Frisian Islands Natural 2009 shared with Germany
Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht Amsterdam Cultural 2010

Norway[edit]

Bryggen
West Norwegian Fjords
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Bryggen Bergen Cultural 1979
Urnes Stave Church Luster Cultural 1979
Rock Art of Alta Northern Norway Cultural 1985
Vegaøyan - The Vega Archipelago Northern Norway Cultural 2004
Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Middle Norway Cultural 1980
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine
West Norwegian Fjords - Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord Natural 2005

Poland[edit]

Krakow's Historic Centre
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest Podlachia Natural 1979 shared with Belarus
Krakow's Historic Centre Lesser Poland Cultural 1978
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines Lesser Poland Cultural 1978, extension 2013
Auschwitz Birkenau: German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) Lesser Poland Cultural 1979
Historic Centre of Warsaw Masovia Cultural 1980
Old City of Zamość Lesser Poland Cultural 1992
Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork Pomerania Cultural 1997
Medieval Town of Toruń Pomerania Cultural 1997
Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park Lesser Poland Cultural 1999
Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica Silesia Cultural 2001
Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland Lesser Poland Cultural 2003
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski Greater Poland Cultural 2004 shared with Germany
Centennial Hall in Wrocław Silesia Cultural 2006
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine Lesser Poland Cultural 2013 shared with Ukraine

Portugal[edit]

Belém Tower
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroísmo in the Azores Azores, Terceira Cultural 1983
Convent of Christ in Tomar South Central Portugal Cultural 1983
Monastery of Batalha North Central Portugal Cultural 1983
Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belem in Lisbon South Central Portugal Cultural 1983
Historic Centre of Évora North Central Portugal Cultural 1986
Monastery of Alcobaça South Central Portugal Cultural 1989
Cultural Landscape of Sintra South Central Portugal Cultural 1995
Historic Centre of Oporto Northern Portugal Cultural 1996
Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde South Central Portugal Cultural 1998 shared with Spain
Laurisilva of Madeira Madeira Natural 1999
Alto Douro Wine Region Northern Portugal Cultural 2001
Historic Centre of Guimarães Northern Portugal Cultural 2001
Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture Azores Cultural 2004
Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications North Central Portugal Cultural 2012
University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia North Central Portugal Cultural 2013

Romania[edit]

Danube Delta
Villages with fortified churches in Transsylvania
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Danube Delta Dobruja Natural 1991
Churches of Moldavia Moldavia Cultural 1993
Monastery of Horezu Oltenia Cultural 1993
Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania Transylvania Cultural 1993
Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains Transylvania Cultural 1999 see also Sarmizegetusa
Historic Centre of Sighişoara Transylvania Cultural 1999
Wooden Churches of Maramureş Maramureş Cultural 1999

Russia[edit]

Virgin Komi forests
Kazan Kremlin
Jaroslavl's Historic Centre

See also the list of Russian sites in Asia.

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments Northwestern Russia Cultural 1990
Kizhi Pogost Northwestern Russia Cultural 1990
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow Central Russia Cultural 1990
Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands Northwestern Russia, Arkhangelsk Oblast Cultural 1992
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings Northwestern Russia Cultural 1992
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal Central Russia Cultural 1992
Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad Central Russia Cultural 1993
Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye Central Russia, Moscow Oblast Cultural 1994
Virgin Komi Forests Northwestern Russia, Komi Republic Natural 1995
Western Caucasus Southern Russia Natural 1999
Curonian Spit Kaliningrad Oblast Cultural 2000 shared with Lithuania
Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery Northwestern Russia, Vologda Oblast Cultural 2000
Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin Volga Region, Tatarstan Cultural 2000
Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent Southern Russia, Dagestan Cultural 2003
Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent Central Russia Cultural 2004
Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl Central Russia, Cultural 2005
Struve Geodetic Arc Gogland Island Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden, Ukraine

San Marino[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
San Marino Historic Centre and Monte Titano Cultural 2008

Serbia[edit]

Studenica Monastery
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Stari Ras and Sopocani Cultural 1979
Studenica Monastery Šumadija Cultural 1986
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo Kosovo Cultural 2004 in danger
Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius Cultural 2007

Slovakia[edit]

Banska Stiavnica
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity Central Slovakia Cultural 1993
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments Eastern Slovakia Cultural 1993
Vlkolínec Central Slovakia Cultural 1993
Caves of the Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst Eastern Slovakia Natural 1995 shared with Hungary
Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve Eastern Slovakia Cultural 2000
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany Natural 2007 shared with Germany and Ukraine
Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area Cultural 2008 List consist of two Roman Catholic, three Protestant and three Greek Orthodox churches built between the 16th and 18th centuries.

Slovenia[edit]

Skojcan Caves
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Skocjan Caves Coast and Karst near Divača Natural 1986
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps Cultural 2011 shared with Switzerland, Austria, France, Germany, Italy
Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija Julian Alps Cultural 2012 shared with Spain

Spain[edit]

Alhambra
Old town of Segovia and its Aqueduct
Poblet Monastery
Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula
Archeological Ensemble of Tárraco
Vizcaya Bridge
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada Andalusia Cultural 1984
Burgos Cathedral Castile-Leon Cultural 1984
Historic Centre of Cordoba Andalusia Cultural 1984
Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid Community of Madrid Cultural 1984
Works of Antoni Gaudí Catalonia Cultural 1984
Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain Cantabria Cultural 1985
Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias Asturias Cultural 1985
Old Town of Ávila, with its Extra-Muros churches Castile-Leon Cultural 1985
Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct Castile-Leon Cultural 1985
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) Galicia Cultural 1985
Garajonay National Park Canary Islands Natural 1986
Historic City of Toledo Castile-La Mancha Cultural 1986
Mudejar Architecture of Aragon Aragon Cultural 1986
Old Town of Cáceres Extremadura Cultural 1986
Cathedral, Alcazar and Archivo de Indias in Seville Andalusia Cultural 1987
Old City of Salamanca Castile-Leon Cultural 1988
Poblet Monastery Catalonia Cultural 1991
Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida Extremadura Cultural 1993
Route to Santiago de Compostela Cultural 1993
Historic Walled Town of Cuenca Castile-La Mancha Cultural 1996
La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia Valencia Cultural 1996
Las Médulas Castile-Leon Cultural 1997
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona Catalonia Cultural 1997
Pyrénées: Mont Perdu Aragon Mixed 1997 shared with France
San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries La Rioja Cultural 1997
Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde Extremadura Cultural 1998 shared with Portugal
Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula Andalusia, Aragón, Castille-La Mancha, Catalonia, Murcia and Valencia Cultural 1998
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares Community of Madrid Cultural 1998
Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture Balearic Islands Mixed 1999
San Cristóbal de La Laguna Canary Islands Cultural 1999
Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco Catalonia Cultural 2000
Archaeological Site of Atapuerca Castile-Leon Cultural 2000
Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí Catalonia Cultural 2000
Palmeral of Elche Valencia Cultural 2000
Roman Walls of Lugo Galicia Cultural 2000
Aranjuez Cultural Landscape Community of Madrid Cultural 2001
Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza Andalusia Cultural 2003
Vizcaya Bridge Basque Country, Bilbao Cultural 2006
Teide National Park Canary Islands Natural 2007
Tower of Hercules Galicia Cultural 2009
Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana Balearic Islands Cultural 2011
Heritage of Mercury Almadén and Idrija Castile-La Mancha Cultural 2012 shared with Slovenia

Sweden[edit]

Drottningholm Castle
Hanseatic town of Visby
Decorated farmhouses of Hälsingland
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Royal Domain of Drottningholm Ekerö (Stockholm) Cultural 1991
Birka and Hovgården Stockholm, Ekerö in lake Mälaren, Uppland Cultural 1993
Engelsberg Ironworks Västmanland, Fagersta Cultural 1993
Rock Carvings in Tanum Bohuslän Cultural 1994
Skogskyrkogården Stockholm/Söderort Cultural 1994 (The Woodland Cemetery)
Hanseatic town of Visby Gotland Cultural 1995
Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå Norrbotten Cultural 1996
Laponian Area Lapland Mixed 1996
Naval Port of Karlskrona Blekinge Cultural 1998
Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland Öland Cultural 2000
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Ångermanland Natural 2000 shared with Finland
Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun Svealand Cultural 2001
Varberg Radio Station Halland Cultural 2004
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Ukraine
Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland Hälsingland Cultural 2012

Switzerland[edit]

Old city of Berne
Vineyard Terraces of Lavaux
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Benedictine Convent of St. John at Müstair Graubünden Cultural 1983
Convent of St. Gall Northeastern Switzerland Cultural 1983
Old City of Berne Bernese Lowlands Cultural 1983
Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-town of Bellinzona Ticino Cultural 2000
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Interlaken Natural 2001
Monte San Giorgio Ticino, near Lugano Natural 2003 shared with Italy
Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Lake Geneva Cultural 2007
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes Cultural 2008 shared with Italy
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona Natural 2008
La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning Jura Mountains and Fribourg Cultural 2009
Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps Swiss Alps Cultural 2011 shared with Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia

Ukraine[edit]

Saint Sofia Cathedral, Kiev
Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Kiev: Saint Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Central Ukraine Cultural 1990
Lviv - the Ensemble of the Historic Center Western Ukraine Cultural 1998
Struve Geodetic Arc Western Ukraine Cultural 2005 shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia, Sweden
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany Western Ukraine, around Rakhiv Natural 2007 shared with Germany and Slovakia
Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Western Ukraine, Chernivtsi Cultural 2005
Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora Crimea Cultural 2013
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine Western Ukraine Cultural 2013 shared with Poland

United Kingdom[edit]

Harlech Castle
Westminster Palace
Durdle Door on the Jurassic Coast, Dorset and East Devon Coast
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd North Wales Cultural 1986 Caernarfon Castle, Conwy Castle, Beaumaris Castle & Harlech Castle
Durham Castle and Cathedral Durham Cultural 1986
Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast Northern Ireland Natural 1986
Ironbridge Gorge Telford Cultural 1986
St Kilda Outer Hebrides Mixed 1986
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites Cultural 1986
Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey near Ripon and Harrogate Cultural 1986
Blenheim Palace near Oxford Cultural 1987
City of Bath Cultural 1987
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Cultural 1987 shared with Germany
Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church London/Westminster Cultural 1987
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church Canterbury Cultural 1987
Tower of London London Cultural 1988
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh Edinburgh Cultural 1995
Maritime Greenwich London Cultural 1997
Heart of Neolithic Orkney Orkney Islands Cultural 1999
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Wales Cultural 2000
Derwent Valley Mills Derbyshire Cultural 2001
Dorset and East Devon Coast West England Natural 2001
New Lanark Glasgow Cultural 2001
Saltaire Bradford Cultural 2001
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew London Cultural 2003
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City Liverpool Cultural 2004 in danger
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape West Country Cultural 2006
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Chirk Cultural 2009

Vatican City[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura Rome Cultural 1980 shared with Italy
Vatican City Rome Cultural 1984

North America[edit]

Barbados[edit]

Historic Bridgetown
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison Bridgetown Cultural 2011

Belize[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System Toledo, Stann Creek and Belize District Natural 1996 Listed as in danger since 2009

Bermuda[edit]

Historic town of St George
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda Saint George Cultural 2000 Officially listed under the United Kingdom

Canada[edit]

Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (Banff National Park), Canada
Old town, Quebec City
Rideau Canal, downtown Ottawa
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site St. Anthony, Newfoundland Cultural 1978
Nahanni National Park Northwest Territories Natural 1978
Dinosaur Provincial Park near Brooks Natural 1979
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek Kluane National Park and Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park Natural 1979 Extended in 1992 and 1994; shared with the United States of America
Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump near Fort Macleod Cultural 1981
SGang Gwaay Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve Cultural 1981
Wood Buffalo National Park Peace River Valley Natural 1983
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Banff National Park | Hamber Provincial Park | Jasper National Park | Kootenay National Park | Mount Robson Provincial Park | Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park | Yoho National Park Natural 1984
Historic District of Old Québec Quebec City Cultural 1985
Gros Morne National Park Western Newfoundland Natural 1987
Old Town Lunenburg Lunenburg Cultural 1995
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Waterton Lakes National Park Natural 1995 Shared with the United States of America
Miguasha National Park Gaspé Peninsula Natural 1999
Rideau Canal Eastern Ontario Cultural 2007
Joggins Fossil Cliffs Cumberland County Natural 2008
Landscape of Grand Pré Nova Scotia Cultural 2012
Red Bay Basque Whaling Station Labrador Cultural 2013

Costa Rica[edit]

La Amistad International Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park La Amistad International Park Natural 1983 Extended in 1990; shared with Panama
Cocos Island National Park Cocos Island Natural 1997 Extended in 2002
Area de Conservación Guanacaste Guanacaste Natural 1999 Extended in 2004

Cuba[edit]

Old Havana
Viñales Valley
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Old Havana and its Fortifications Havana Cultural 1982
Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios Trinidad and Sancti Spíritus Cultural 1988
San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba Santiago de Cuba Province Cultural 1997
Desembarco del Granma National Park Granma Natural 1999
Viñales Valley Viñales Cultural 1999
Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba Sierra Maestra Cultural 2000
Alejandro de Humboldt National Park Holguin and Guantánamo Provinces Natural 2001
Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos Cienfuegos Cultural 2005
Historic Centre of Camagüey Camagüey Cultural 2008

Curaçao[edit]

Willemstad
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao Willemstad Cultural 1997 Officially listed under the Netherlands

Dominica[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Morne Trois Pitons National Park Dominica Natural 1997

Dominican Republic[edit]

Colonial City of Santo Domingo
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Colonial City of Santo Domingo Santo Domingo Cultural 1990

El Salvador[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site La Libertad Cultural 1993

Greenland[edit]

Ilulissat Icefjord
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ilulissat Icefjord Ilulissat Natural 2004 Officially listed under Denmark

Guatemala[edit]

Tikal National Park, Guatemala
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Antigua Guatemala Antigua Guatemala Cultural 1979
Tikal National Park Tikal Mixed 1979
Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua Quirigua Cultural 1981

Haiti[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers Milot Cultural 1982

Honduras[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Maya Site of Copan Copán Ruinas Cultural 1980
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Caribbean Honduras Natural 1982 Listed as in danger since 2011

Mexico[edit]

Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque, Mexico
El Tajin, Mexico
Archeological zone of Paquimé
Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco Centro Historico, Mexico City and Xochimilco Cultural 1987
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán Oaxaca and Monte Alban Cultural 1987
Historic Centre of Puebla Puebla Cultural 1987
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque Palenque Cultural 1987
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan Teotihuacan Cultural 1987
Sian Ka'an Quintana Roo Natural 1987
Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines Guanajuato Cultural 1988
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza Chichen Itza Cultural 1988
Historic Centre of Morelia Morelia Cultural 1991
El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City El Tajin Cultural 1992
Historic Centre of Zacatecas Zacatecas Cultural 1993
Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco Baja California Sur Cultural 1993
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Baja California Sur Natural 1993
Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl Puebla and Morelos States Cultural 1994
Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro Querétaro Cultural 1996
Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal Uxmal Cultural 1996
Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara Guadalajara Cultural 1997
Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes Chihuahua State Cultural 1998
Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan Veracruz Cultural 1998
Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco Morelos State Cultural 1999
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche Campeche Cultural 1999
Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche Campeche State Cultural 2002
Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro Querétaro State Cultural 2003
Luis Barragán House and Studio Mexico City Cultural 2004
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California Baja California, Sonora, Sinaloa and Nayarit States Natural 2005
Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila Tequila Cultural 2006
Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Mexico City Cultural 2007
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve Bajío Natural 2008
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco San Miguel de Allende and Guanajuato Cultural 2008
Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Mexico Cultural 2010
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca Oaxaca State Cultural 2010
El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve Mexico Natural 2013

Nicaragua[edit]

León Cathedral
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ruins of León Viejo near León Cultural 2000
León Cathedral León Cultural 2011

Panama[edit]

Collared Aracari, Darien National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo Portobelo and San Lorenzo Cultural 1980 Listed as in danger since 2012
Darien National Park Eastern Panama Natural 1981
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park La Amistad International Park Natural 1983 Extended in 1990; shared with Costa Rica
Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá Panama City Cultural 1997 Extended in 2003
Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Coiba National Marine Park Natural 2005

Puerto Rico[edit]

San Juan National Historic Site
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico San Juan Cultural 1983 Officially listed under the United States of America

Saint Kitts and Nevis[edit]

Brimstone Hill
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park Saint Kitts Cultural 1999

Saint Lucia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Pitons Management Area near Soufriere Natural 2004

United States of America[edit]

Yellowstone National Park, United States
Independence Hall, United States
Statue of Liberty
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mesa Verde National Park Colorado Cultural 1978
Yellowstone National Park Wyoming Natural 1978
Everglades National Park Florida Natural 1979 in danger since 2010
Grand Canyon National Park Arizona Natural 1979
Independence Hall Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Old City Cultural 1979
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek Alaska Natural 1979 Extended in 1992 and 1994; shared with Canada
Redwood National and State Parks California Natural 1980
Mammoth Cave National Park Kentucky Natural 1981
Olympic National Park Washington Natural 1981
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Illinois Cultural 1982
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Tennessee and North Carolina Natural 1983
Statue of Liberty New York City, Financial District Cultural 1984
Yosemite National Park California Natural 1984
Chaco Culture New Mexico Cultural 1987
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii, Big Island Natural 1987
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville Virginia Cultural 1987
Taos Pueblo New Mexico, Taos Cultural 1992
Carlsbad Caverns National Park New Mexico Natural 1995
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Montana, Glacier National Park Natural 1995 shared with Canada
Papahānaumokuākea Hawaii Mixed 2010

Oceania[edit]

Australia[edit]

Australian Convict Sites
Greater Blue Mountains Area
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte) Riversleigh and Naracoorte Natural 1992
Australian Convict Sites New South Wales, Norfolk Island, Tasmania and Western Australia Cultural 2010
Fraser Island Queensland Natural 1992
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia Queensland and New South Wales Natural 1986
Great Barrier Reef Queensland Natural 1981
Greater Blue Mountains Area Blue Mountains Natural 2000
Heard and McDonald Islands Heard and McDonald Islands Natural 1997
Kakadu National Park Top End Mixed 1981
Lord Howe Island Group Lord Howe Island Natural 1982
Macquarie Island Tasmania Natural 1997
Ningaloo Reef Exmouth and Coral Bay Natural 2011
Purnululu National Park Kimberley Natural 2003
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens Melbourne/Inner north Cultural 2004
Shark Bay Gascoyne Natural 1991
Sydney Opera House Sydney Cultural 2007
Tasmanian Wilderness Tasmania Mixed 1982
Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Northern Territory Mixed 1987
Wet Tropics of Queensland Queensland Natural 1988
Willandra Lakes Region New South Wales Mixed 1981

Easter Island[edit]

Rapa Nui National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Rapa Nui National Park Easter Island Cultural 1995

Fiji[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Levuka Historical Port Town Ovalau Cultural 2013

Hawaii[edit]

Hawaiian squirrelfish, Papahānaumokuākea
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Big Island Natural 1987
Papahanaumokuakea Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (past Niihau) Mixed 2010

Kiribati[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Phoenix Islands Protected Area Phoenix Islands Natural 2010

Marshall Islands[edit]

Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site Ralik Cultural 2010

New Caledonia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Lagoons of New Caledonia New Caledonia Natural 2008

New Zealand[edit]

Ruapehu in Tongariro National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Tongariro National Park Central North Island Mixed 1990
Te Wahipounamu South Island Natural 1990 Includes: Aoraki Mount Cook National Park, Fiordland National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park and Westland/Tai Poutini National Park
New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands Outlying islands Natural 1998

Palau[edit]

Diving at the Rock Islands, Palau
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon Koror Mixed 2012

Papua New Guinea[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Kuk Early Agricultural Site Western Highlands Cultural 2008

Pitcairn Islands[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Henderson Island Pitcairn Islands Natural 1988

Solomon Islands[edit]

East Rennell
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
East Rennell Rennell and Bellona Natural 1998

Vanuatu[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Chief Roi Mata's Domain Shefa Cultural 2008

South America[edit]

Argentina[edit]

Los Glaciares National Park
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Los Glaciares National Park Patagonia, Santa Cruz Natural 1981
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) Patagonia, Santa Cruz Cultural 1983 shared with Brazil
Iguazu National Park Paraná Natural 1984
Cueva de las Manos, Rio Pinturas Patagonia, Santa Cruz Cultural 1999
Peninsula Valdes Patagonia, Chubut Natural 1999
Ischigualasto/Talampaya Natural Parks San Juan and La Rioja Natural 2000
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Cordoba Pampas, Córdoba Cultural 2000
Quebrada de Humahuaca Jujuy Cultural 2003

Bolivia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
City of Potosí Potosí Cultural 1987
Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos Santa Cruz Cultural 1990
Historic city of Sucre Chuquisaca Cultural 1991
Fuerte de Samaipata Santa Cruz Cultural 1998
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park Santa Cruz Natural 2000
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture La Paz Cultural 2000

Brazil[edit]

Iguaçu National Park
Rio de Janeiro
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Town of Ouro Preto Minas Gerais Cultural 1980
Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda Pernambuco Cultural 1982
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Brazil) Rio Grande do Sul Cultural 1983 shared with Argentina
Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia Bahia Cultural 1985
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus de Congonhas Minas Gerais Cultural 1985
Iguaçu National Park Paraná Natural 1986
Brasilia Distrito Federal (Federal District) Cultural 1987
Serra da Capivara National Park Piauí Cultural 1991
Historic Centre of Sao Luis Maranhão Cultural 1997
Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves Paraná, São Paulo Natural 1999
Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves Bahia, Espirito Santo Natural 1999
Historic Centre of the town of Diamantina Minas Gerais Cultural 1999
Central Amazon Conservation Complex Amazonas, Jaú National Park Natural 2000
Pantanal Conservation Area Mato Grosso Natural 2000
Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Norte Natural 2001
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks Goiás Natural 2001
Historic Centre of the Town of Goias Goiás Cultural 2001
São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão Sergipe Cultural 2010
Rio de Janeiro, Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea Rio de Janeiro Cultural 2012

Chile[edit]

Valparaiso's Historic Quarter
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Rapa Nui National Park Easter Island Cultural 1995
Churches of Chiloe Chiloé Island Cultural 2000
Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso Central Chile Cultural 2003
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Northern Chile, Atacama Desert Cultural 2005 in danger since 2005
Sewell Mining Town Central Chile Cultural 2006

Colombia[edit]

Fort of Cartagena
Coffee Cultural landscape of Colombia
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena Costa Norte Cultural 1984
Los Katios National Park Natural 1994 in danger
Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox Costa Norte Cultural 1995
National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro Pacifica Cultural 1995
San Agustin Archaeological Park Andino Cultural 1995
Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary Malpelo Island Natural 2006
Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia (Pacifica and Andino Cultural 2011

Ecuador[edit]

Giant Turtle, Galapagos Islands
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
City of Quito Andean Highlands Cultural 1978
Galápagos Islands Galápagos Islands Natural 1978
Sangay National Park Andean Highlands Natural 1983
Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Rios de Cuenca Andean Highlands Cultural 1999

Paraguay[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesus de Tavarangue Trinidad (Paraguay), Encarnación Cultural 1993

Peru[edit]

Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
City of Cuzco Southern Sierra Cultural 1983
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu Southern Sierra Mixed 1983
Chavin (Archaeological Site) Northern Sierra Cultural 1985
Huascarán National Park Northern Sierra Natural 1985
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone Trujillo Cultural 1986 in danger
Manú National Park Madre de Dios Natural 1987
Historic Centre of Lima Central Coast Cultural 1988
Río Abiseo National Park San Martín Mixed 1990
Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana Southern Coast Cultural 1994
Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa Southern Coast Cultural 2000
Sacred City of Caral-Supe Central Coast Cultural 2009

Suriname[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Central Suriname Nature Reserve Surinamese Rainforest Natural 2000
Historic Inner City of Paramaribo Surinamese East Coast Cultural 2002

Uruguay[edit]

Historic Quarter of Colonia del Sacramento
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento Rio de la Plata Cultural 1995

Venezuela[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Coro and its Port Northwest Cultural 1993 in danger
Canaima National Park Guayana Natural 1994
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas Central Cultural 2000

Delisted sites[edit]

The following are sites that were once registered World Heritage Sites but have since been taken off the list:

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Arabian Oryx Sanctuary Oman Natural 1994 - 2007 Site was first to be delisted in 2007 because of a reduction in the habitat of the Oryx.
Dresden Elbe Valley Germany Cultural 2004 - 2009 Site was delisted in 2009 because a road was constructed through it.
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