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UNESCO World Heritage List

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Travel Guide UNESCO World Heritage List

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Introduction

The UNESCO World Heritage List is a list of cultural and natural heritage sites which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding value. There are a total of 1007 properties on the list, including 779 Cultural Sites, 197 Natural Sites and 31 Mixed Sites.

See also: UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Natural

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Africa

Algeria

Benin

Botswana

Burkina Faso

  • The Ruins of Loropéni

Cameroon

Cape Verde

Central African Republic

Cote d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of Congo

Egypt

Ethiopia

Gabon

Gambia

Ghana

  • Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
  • Asante Traditional Buildings

Guinea

Kenya

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

Mauritius

Mauritania

Morocco

Mozambique

Namibia

Niger

Nigeria

  • Sukur Cultural Landscape
  • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

Réunion

Senegal

Seychelles

South Africa

Sudan

Tanzania

Togo

  • Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba

Tunisia

Uganda

Tristan da Cunha

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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Asia

Afghanistan

Azerbaijan

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

India

Indonesia

Japan

Kazakhstan

Kyrgyzstan

  • Sulamain-Too Sacred Mountain

Laos

  • Town of Luang Prabang
  • Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape

Macau

Malaysia

Mongolia

Nepal

North Korea

  • Complex of Koguryo Tombs

Pakistan

Philippines

South Korea

Sri Lanka

Tajikistan

  • Proto-Urban site of Sarazm

Thailand

Turkmenistan

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

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Central America

Belize

Costa Rica

El Salvador

  • Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site

Guatemala

Honduras

Nicaragua

Panama

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Europe

Albania

  • Butrint
  • Historic Centres of Berat and GjirokasterTowns of southern Albania, exceptional testimonies of well-preserved Ottoman settlements in the Balkan region

Andorra

  • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Armenia

  • Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin
  • Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots
  • Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

  • Flemish Béguinages
  • La Grand-Place, Brussels
  • The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault)
  • Belfries of Belgium and France
  • Historic Centre of Bruges
  • Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta Brussels
  • Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai
  • Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex
  • Stoclet House in Brussels

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar
  • Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Visegrad

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Greece

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

Lithuania

Luxembourg

  • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Malta

Moldova

  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Montenegro

Netherlands

Norway

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Macedonia

Ukraine

United Kingdom

Vatican City

  • Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura
  • Vatican City

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Middle East

Bahrain

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Jordan

Lebanon

Libya

Oman

  • Bahla Fort
  • Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn
  • Land of Frankincense
  • Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman

Saudi Arabia

  • Al Hijr Archeological Site (Madâin Sâlih)
  • At Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah

Syria

Turkey

Yemen

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North America

Bermuda

  • Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications

Canada

Greenland

Mexico

USA

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South America

Argentina

Bolivia

Brazil

Chile

Colombia

Ecuador

Paraguay

  • Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

Peru

Suriname

Uruguay

Venezuela

Contributors

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