UNESCO World Heritage Stamps 1980-2006

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Chronological listing of official stamps issued by UNESCO (France) in relation to World Cultural Heritage.  Please note that only stamps are listed, not maximum cards or other stationery. Note also that unofficial UNESCO-stamps or souvenir sheets -- issued by postal entities other than the UNESCO -- are not included in this listing, but appear only on the pages to which they are related. 

Stamps issued by UNESCO (France) are only valid for postage mailed out from the special mail boxes in the UNESCO-building in Paris, not from Paris proper, or metropolitan France. 

Click on any of the thumbnails to see the stamp in its site specific context

Unesco France 1980. World Heritage. Senegal: Island of Gorée

1980. Senegal: Island of Gorée

Unesco France 1980. World Heritage. Pakistan: Moejjodaro.

1980. Pakistan: Moenjodaro

Unesco France 1980. World Heritage. Haiti: Palais de Sans Souci.

1980. Haiti: Palais de Sans Souci

Unesco France 1981. World Heritage. Morocco: Fès.

1981. Morocco: Fès.

Unesco France 1981. World Heritage. Malta: St. Elmo.

1981. Malta (Valletta): 
Fortress of St. Elmo

Unesco France 1981. World Heritage. Thailand: Sukhotai.

1981. Thailand: Sukhotai

Unesco France 1982. World Heritage. Viet Nam: Hué.

1982. Viet Nam: Hué

Unesco France 1982. World Heritage. Brazil: Sao Miguel.

1982. Brazil: Sao Miguel

Unesco France 1983. World Heritage. Mauritania: Chinguetti Misque.

1983. Mauritania: Chinguetti Mosque

Unesco France 1983. World Heritage. Turkey: Istanbul.

1983. Turkey: Istanbul

Unesco France 1984. World Heritage. Church of Lalibela.

1984. Ethiopia: Lalibela

Unesco France 1984. World Heritage. Yemen Sanaa.

1984. Yemen: Sanaa

Unesco France 1984. World Heritage. Yugoslavia: Kotor.

1984. Yugoslavia: Kotor

Unesco France 1985. World Heritage. Tunisia: Carthage.

1985. Tunisia: Carthage

Unesco France 1985. World Heritage. Cuba: Havana.

1985. Cuba: Havana

Unesco France 1985. World Heritage. Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura.

1985. Sri Lanka: Anuradhapura

Unesco France 1986. World Heritage. Guatemala: Tikal.

1986. Guatemala: Tikal

Unesco France 1986. World Heritage. Bangladesh: Bagerhat.

1986. Bangladesh: Bagerhat

Unesco France 1987. World Heritage. Greece: Athens Acropolis.

1987. Greece: Athens Acropolis

Unesco France 1987. World Heritage. Egypt: Philae.

1987. Egypt: Philae

Unesco France 1990. World Heritage. Peru: Lima.

1990. Peru: Lima

Unesco France 1990. World Heritage. Yemen: Shibam.

1990. Yemen: Shibam

Unesco France 1991. World Heritage. Nepal: Bagdaon.

1991. Nepal: Bagdaon

Unesco France 1993. World Heritage. Cambodia: Angkor.

1993. Cambodia: Angkor

Unesco France 1993. World Heritage. Algeria: Tassili n'Ajjer.

1993. Algeria: Tassili n'Ajjer

Unesco France 1996. World Heritage. Australia: Uluru Kata Tjuta (Ayers Rock).

1996. Australia: Uluru Kata Tjuta (Ayers Rock)

Unesco France 1996. World Heritage. Argentina: Los Glaciares.

1996. Argentina: Los Glaciares

Unesco France 1998. World Heritage. Italy: Pompei.

1998. Italy: Pompeii

Unesco France 1998. World Heritage. Chile: Rapa Nui (Easter Island).

1998. Chile: Rapa Nui 
(Easter Island)

Unesco France 2001. World Heritage. Egypt: Sphinx and Pyramids at Giza.

2001. Egypt: Sphinx and Pyramids at Giza

Unesco France 2001. World Heritage. Indonesia: Komodo National Park.

2001. Indonesia: 
Komodo National Park

Unesco France 2003. World Heritage. Sweden: Laponia.

2003. Sweden: 
Laponia

Unesco France 2003. World Heritage. Russia: St. Petersburg.

2003. Russia: St. Petersburg

Unesco France 2005. World Heritage. Poland:: Bialowiesza Forest.

2005. Poland: 
Bialowiesza Forest

Unesco France 2005: World Heritage. Jordan: Petra.

2005. Jordan: Petra

Unesco France 2006. World Heritage. Laos. Luang Prabang

2006. Laos: Luang Prabang

UNESCO (France) 2006.. Siberian Tiger

2006. Russia: Siberian Tiger

   

Many thanks to Miomir Zivkovic (Serbia & Montenegro), Hans-Martin Leth (Denmark), and Elizabeth Higgins (Denmark), for all help and research. 

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