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United Nations (New York) 1988. For a Better World

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Europe
Albania Albania (2) 
-
Butrint  
- Museum-City of Gjirokastra  

Andorra Andorra (1) 
-
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley 

Austria Austria (8) 
-
Vienna 
- Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn 
- Salzburg 
- Graz 
- Neusiedlersee 
- Semmering Railway 
- Hallstatt-Dachstein Salzkammergut 
- Wachau  

Belarus Belarus (4) 
-
Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest  
- Mir Castle Complex  
- Complex of Radziwill Family at Nesvizh
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

Belgium Belgium (9) 
-
Grand-Place Brussels 
- Major Town Houses of Victor Horta (Brussels) 
- Brugge 
- Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai 
- Belfries of Flanders and Wallonia 
- Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons) 
- Flemish Beguinages 
- Four Lifts 
- Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum  

Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina (2) 
-
Old Bridge in Mostar 
- Mehmed Pasha Sokolovic Bridge, Visegrad  

Bulgaria Bulgaria (9) 
-
Boyana Church  
- Madara Rider  
- Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo  
- Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak  
- Ancient City of Nessebar  
- Pirin National Park  
- Rila Monastery  
- Srebarna Nature Reserve  
- Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari  

Croatia Croatia (6) 
-
Split, Palace of Diocletian  
- Dubrovnik  
- Plitvice Lakes National Park  
- Poreč  
- Trogir  
- The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik 

Czech Repblic Czech Republic (12) 
-
Prague  
- Český Krumlov  
- Telč  
- Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora  
- Kutná Hora 
- Lednice-Valtice
- Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž  
- Holašovice Historical Village Reservation  
- Litomyšl Castle  
- Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc  
- Tugendhat Villa in Brno  
- Jewish Quarter & St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč 

Cyprus Cyprus (2) 
-
Paphos  
- Painted Churches in the Troodos Region  

Denmark Denmark (3) 
-
Jelling 
- Roskilde Cathedral 
- Kronborg Castle 

Estonia Estonia (2) 
- Tallinn 
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

Finland Finland (6) 
-
Fortress of Suomenlinna 
- Old Rauma 
- Petäjävesi Old Church 
- Verla Groundwood and Board Mill 
- Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki 
- Struve Geodetic Arc   

France France (31) 
-
Chartres Cathedral  
- Decorated Grottoes of Vézère Valley  
- Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay  
- Palace and Park of Versailles  
- Vézelay, Church and Hill  
- Amiens Cathedral  
- Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay  
- Palace and Park of Fontainebleau  
- Roman & Romanesque Monuments, Arles  
- Roman Theatre & the "Triumphal Arch" of Orange 
- Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans  
- Corsica: Calanches de Piana  
- Church of St.Savin sur Gartempe  
- Pl.Stanislas in Nancy  
- Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct)  
- Strasbourg – Grande île  
- Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Abbey St.Remi, Reims  
- Paris, Banks of the Seine  
- Bourges Cathedral  
- Historic Centre of Avignon  
- Canal du Midi  
- Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne   
- Pyrénées - Mont Perdu  
- Historic Site of Lyons  
- Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France  
- Belfries of Belgium and France  
- Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion  
- Loire Valley 
- Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs  
- Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret 
- Bordeaux, Port of the Moon  

Germany Germany (32) 
-
Aachen Cathedral 
- Speyer Cathedral 
- Würzburg
- Pilgrimage Church of Wies 
- Castles of Augustusburg & Falkenlust, Brühl 
- Hildesheim 
- Trier 
- Frontiers of the Roman Empire  
- Hanseatic City of Lübeck   
- Palaces & Parks of Potsdam & Berlin 
- Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch 
- Historic Town of Goslar 
- Town of Bamberg 
- Maulbronn Monastery Complex 
- Quedlinburg   
- Völklingen Ironworks 
- Messel Pit Fossil Site 
- Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau 
- Cologne Cathedral   
- Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg 
- Classical Weimar 
- Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin 
- Wartburg Castle 
- Monastic Island of Reichenau   
-
Zollverein, Essen 
- Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz 
- Upper Middle Rhine Valley 
- Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar 
- Muskauer Park / Park Muzakowski  
- Town Hall & Roland on Marketplace, Bremen   
- Dresden Elbe Valley 
- Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof   

Great Britain - United Kingdom Great Britain (26) 
-
Castles & Town Walls King Edward in Gwynedd 
- Durham Castle and Cathedral 
- Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast 
- Ironbridge Gorge 
- St. Kilda 
- Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites 
- Studley Royal Park & Ruins Fountains Abbey 
- Blenheim Palace 
- City of Bath   
- Hadrian's Wall 
- Westminster Palace 
- Canterbury Cathedral 
- Henderson Island   
- Tower of London  
- Gough and Inaccessible Islands 
- Old and New Towns of Edinburgh 
- Maritime Greenwich 
- Heart of Neolithic Orkney 
- Historic Town of St George, Bermuda 
- Derwent Valley Mills  
- Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 
- Dorset and East Devon Coast 
- New Lanark 
- Saltaire   
-
Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City 
- Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscapes 

Greece Greece (16) 
-
Acropolis, Athens 
- Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae 
- Chios 
- Delos 
- Archeological Site of Delphi 
- Archeological Site of Epidaurus 
- Meteora   
- Mount Athos 
- Archeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns 
- Mystras 
- Archeological Site of Olympia 
- Pátmos 
- Medieval City of Rhodes 
- Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos 
- Thessalonika 
- Archeological Site of Vergina 

Greenland Greenland (1)  
- Ilulissat Icefjord, Greenland 

Hungary Hungary (8) 
-
Budapest 
- Hollókö and its Surroundings  
- Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst  
- Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma  
- Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta  
- Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae
-
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape  
- Tokaj Wine Region 

Iceland Iceland (1) 
- Thingvellir National Park  

Ireland Ireland (Eire) (2) 
- Bend of the Boyne 
- Skellig Michael  

Italy Italy (including The Vatican City) (33)  
-
Rome 
- St.Maria delle Grazie, "Last Supper" (da Vinci) 
- Florence 
- Venice 
- Pisa  
- Historic Centre of San Gimignano 
- I Sassi di Matera 
- City of Vicenza 
- Siena 
- Naples  
- Ferrara
- Castel del Monte 
- The Trulli of Alberobello 
- Ravenna 
- Pienza 
- San Leucio 
- Residences of the Royal House of Savoy 
- Modena 
- Agrigento 
- Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata 
- Costiera Amalfitana 
- Villa Romana del Casale 
- Urbino 
- Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park 
- Verona 
- Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) 
- Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco 
- Villa d'Este, Tivoli 
- Late Baroque Towns of Val di Noto (Sicily) 
- Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy 
- Val d'Orcia 
- Etruscan Necropolises Cerveteri & Tarquinia 
- Syracuse & the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica  

Latvia Latvia (2) 
- Riga 
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

Lithuania Lithuania (3) 
- Vilnius 
- Curonian Spit 
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

Luxembourg Luxembourg (1) 
- City of Luxembourg and Fortifications 

Macedonia Macedonia (1) 
- Ohrid 

Malta Malta (3) 
-
Valletta 
- The Hypogeum in Hal Saflieni 
- The Megalithic Temples 

Republic of Moldova Moldova (1)
-
Struve Geodetic Arc  

Montenegro Montenegro (2)
- Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor  
- Durmitor National Park  

Netherlands (4) 
- Historic Area of Willemstad (Neth. Antilles) 
- Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout 
- Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) 
- Rietveld Schröder Huis 

Norway Norway (6) 
-
Bryggen   
- Urnes Stave Church  
- Røros  
- Rock Drawings of Alta  
- Struve Geodetic Arc   
-
West Norwegian Fjords  

Poland Poland (11) 
-
Cracow's Historic Centre  
- Wieliczka Salt Mine  
- Auschwitz Concentration Camp  
- Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest  
- Historic Centre of Warsaw  
- Old City of Zamość  
- Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork  
- Medieval Town of Toruń  
- Kalwaria Zebrzydowska 
- Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland 
- Centennial Hall in Wroclaw  

Portugal Portugal (13) 
-
Angra do Heroismo in the Azores 
- Hieronymites and Tower of Belem in Lisbon 
- Monastery of Batalha 
- Convent of Christ in Tomar 
- Historic Centre of Evora 
- Monastery of Alcobaça 
- Cultural Landscape of Sintra 
- Historic Centre of Oporto 
- Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley 
- Laurisilva of Madeira 
- Historic Centre of Guimarães 
- Alto Douro Wine Region 
- Pico Island Vineyard Culture 

Romania Romania (7) 
-
Danube Delta  
- Churches of Moldavia (5 pages) 
- Monastery of Horezu  
- Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania  
- Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains  
- Historic Centre of Sighişoara  
- Wooden Churches of Maramureş 

Russia Russia & Siberia (19)  
-
St.Petersburg & Related Monuments  
- Kizhi Pogost  
- Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow  
- Solovetsky Islands  
- Novgorod and Surroundings  
- White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal  
- Sergius Lavra, Sergiev Posad  
- Virgin Komi Forests  
- Lake Baikal  
- Volcanoes of Kamchatka  
- Golden Mountains of Altai  
- Western Caucasus  
- Curonian Spit  
- Kazan Kremlin  
- Central Sikhote-Alin  
- Uvs Nuur Basin  
- Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent  
- Historic Centre of the City of Yaroslavl  
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

Serbia-Montenegro Serbia (4) 
- Stari Ras and Sopoćani  
- Studenica Monastery   
- Dečani Monastery & Medieval Monum. Kosovo  
- Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius  

Slovakia Slovakia (5) 
-
Banská Štiavnica  
- Spišský Hrad  
- Vlkolínec  
- Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst  
- Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve 

Slovenia Slovenia (1) 
-
Škocjan Caves 

Spain Spain (40) 
-
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada  
- Burgos Cathedral  
- Historic Centre of Cordoba  
- Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid  
- Works of Antoni Gaudí   
- Altamira Cave  
- Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias  
- Old Town of Ávila  
- Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct  
- Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)  
- Garajonay National Park  
- Historic City of Toledo  
- Mudejar Architecture of Aragon 
- Old Town of Cáceres  
- Seville  
- Old City of Salamanca  
- Poblet Monastery  
- Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida  
- Route of Santiago de Compostela  
- Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe  
- Doñana National Park  
- Historic Walled Town of Cuenca  
- La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia  
- Las Médulas  
- Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona  
- Pyrénées - Mont Perdu  
- San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries  
- Rock Art of the Mediterr. Basin  
- Alcalá de Henares  
- Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture  
- San Cristóbal de La Laguna  
- Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco  
- Archaeological Site of Atapuerca  
- Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí  
- Palmeral of Elche  
- Roman Walls of Lugo  
- Aranjuez Cultural Landscape  
- Úbeda and Baeza 
- Vizcaya Bridge  
- Teide National Park  

Sweden Sweden (14)  
-
Royal Domain of Drottnngholm 
- Birka Runic Stone and Hovgaarden 
- The High Coast 
- The Laponia Area 
- Engelsberg Iron Works 
- Copper Mountain in Falun  
- Naval Port of Karlskrona 
- Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå 
- Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland 
- Rock Carvings in Tanum 
- The Hanseatic Town of Visby 
- Woodland Cemetery (Skogskyrkogården) 
- Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg 
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

Switzerland Switzerland (6) 
-
Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair 
- Convent of St. Gall 
- Old City of Berne 
- Bellinzona 
- Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn 
- Monte San Giorgio 

Ukraine Ukraine (2) 
- L'viv 
- Kiev 
- Struve Geodetic Arc  

VaticanThe Vatican (The Holy See) (2)
- Historic Rome and The Holy See
- The Vatican and St. Peter's Cathedral

The Americas 
Argentina
Argentina (8) 
-
Los Glaciares  
- Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis 
- Iguazu National Park  
- Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas  
- Península Valdés  
- Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks  
- Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba  
- Quebrada de Humahuaca 

Belize Belize (1) 
- Barrier Reef Reserve System  

Bolivia Bolivia (6) 
- City of Potosí  
- Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos
- Historic City of Sucre  
- Fuerte de Samaipata  
- Noel Kempff Mercado National Park  
- Tiwanaku Culture  

Brazil Brazil (17) 
-
Historic Town of Ouro Preto 
- Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda 
- Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis 
- Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia 
- Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas 
- Iguaçu National Park 
- Brasilia 
- Serra da Capivara National Park 
- Historic Centre of São Luís 
- Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves 
- Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves 
- Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina 
- Central Amazon Conservation Complex 
- Pantanal Conservation Area 
- Brazilian Atlantic Islands 
- Cerrado Protected Areas 
- Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás 

Canada Canada (11) 
-
L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site 
- Nahanni National Park 
- Dinosaur Provincial Park 
- Kluane / Wrangell-St.Elias / Glacier Bay / etc. 
- Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump  
- Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks  
- Historic District of Québec 
- Gros Morne National Park 
- Old Town Lunenburg 
- Waterton Glacier International Peace Park 
- Miguasha National Park 

Chile Chile (3) 
- Rapa Nui National Park (Easter Island)
- Churches of Chiloé  
- Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso

Columbia Columbia (5) 
-
Cartagena 
- Los Katíos National Park 
- Santa Cruz de Mompox 
- National Archeological Park of Tierradentro 
- San Agustín Archeological Park 

Costa Rica Costa Rica (2)
- Cocos Island National Park 
- Guanacaste Conservation Area

Cuba Cuba (8)
-
Old Havana and its Fortifications 
- Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios 
- San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba 
- Desembarco del Granma National Park 
- Viñales Valley 
- First Coffee Plantations in South-East of Cuba 
- Alejandro de Humboldt National Park 
- Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos 

Dominica Dominica (1)
-
Morne Trois Pitons

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic (1) 
-
Santo Domingo 

Ecuador Ecuador (4)
-
City of Quito 
- Galápagos Islands 
- Sangay National Park 
- Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos, Cuenca

The Americas (Continued) 
El Salvador El Salvador (1) 
-
Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site 

Guatemala Guatemala (3) 
-
Antigua Guatemala 
- Tikal National Park 
- Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua 

Haiti Haiti (1) 
- National Park with Citadel, Sans Souci & Ramiers

Honduras Honduras (2) 
-
Maya Site of Copan 
- Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve

Mexico Mexico (17) 
-
Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco   
- Historic Centre of Oaxaca etc. 
- Historic Centre of Puebla 
- Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque 
- Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan 
- Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines 
- Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza 
- Historic Centre of Morelia 
- El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City 
- Historic Centre of Zacatecas 
- Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl 
- Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro 
- Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara 
- Archaeological Monuments Zone, Xochicalco  
- Historic Fortified Town of Campeche 
- Luis Barragán House and Studio 
- Agave Landscape & Industrial Facilities of Tequila   

Nicaragua Nicaragua (1) 
-
Leon Viejo

Panama Panama (2)
-
Portobelo-San Lorenzo  
- Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá 

Paraguay Paraguay (1) 
- Jesuit Missions

Peru Peru (10) 
-
City of Cuzco 
- Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu 
- Chavin (Archaeological Site) 
- Huascarán National Park 
- Chan Chan Archaeological Zone 
- Manú National Park 
- Historic Centre of Lima  
- Río Abiseo National Park  
- Lines & Geoglyphs, Nasca & Pampas de Jumana 
- Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa  

St. Lucia Saint Lucia (1) 
-
Pitons Management Area

St.Kitts & Nevis St. Kitts & Nevis (1) 
-
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

Suriname Suriname (2) 
-
Central Suriname Nature Reserve 
- Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

Uruguay Uruguay (1) 
- Colonia del Sacramento 

Venezuela Venezuela (3)
-
Coro and its Port 
- Canaima National Park 
- Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas 

United States of America United States (18)  
-
Mesa Verde  
- Yellowstone  
- Everglades National Park  
- Grand Canyon National Park  
- Independence Hall  
- Kluane 
- Redwood National Park  
- Mammoth Cave National Park  
- Olympic National Park  
- Great Smoky Mountains National Park  
- La Fortaleza and San Juan in Puerto Rico  
- Statue of Liberty, New York   
- Yosemite National Park  
- Chaco Culture National Historical Park  
- Hawaii Volcanoes National Park  
- Monticello and Charlottesville  
- Carlsbad Caverns National Park  
- Waterton Glacier International Peace Park

Asia
Afghanistan Afghanistan (2) 
-
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam  
- Cultural Landscape the Bamiyan Valley  

Armenia Armenia (2) 
- Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin  
- Echmiatsin and Zvartnots  

Azerbaijan Azerbaijan (2)  
-
Walled city of Baku 
- Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape

Bahrain Bahrain (1) 
-
Qal'at al-Bahrain Archaeological Site

Bangladesh Bangladesh (3) 
-
Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat  
- Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur  
- The Sundarbans 

Cambodia Cambodia (1) 
- Angkor  

China China (29)
-
Imperial Palaces- Ming and Qing Dynasties 
- Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor  
- Mogao Caves   
- Mount Taishan  
- Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian  
- The Great Wall   
- Mount Huangshan  
- Jiuzhaigou Valley  
- Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area  
- Ancient Building Complex Wudang Mountains  
- Historic Ensemble of Potala Palace, Lhasa  
- Mountain Resort, Chengde  
- Temple and Cemetery of Confucius  
- Lushan National Park  
- Mount Emei including Leshan Giant Buddha 
- Classical Gardens of Suzhou  
- Old Town of Lijiang  
- Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing  
- Temple of Heaven, Beijing  
- Dazu Rock Carvings  
- Mount Wuyi  
- Ancient Villages Southern Anhui, Xidi & Hongcun  
- Imperial Tombs of Ming and Qing Dynasties  
- Longmen Grottoes   
- Mount Qingcheng  
- Yungang Grottoes  
- Koguryu Kingdom
- Historic Centre of Macao 
- Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuary  

Georgia Georgia (3) 
-
Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery  
- Historical Monuments of Mtskheta  
- Upper Svaneti 

India India (17)
-
Agra Fort 
- Ajanta Caves 
- Taj Mahal 
- Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram 
- Sun Temple, Konârak 
- Keoladeo National Park 
- Churches and Convents of Goa 
- Group of Monuments at Hampi 
- Khajuraho Group of Monuments 
- Elephanta Caves 
- Sundarbans National Park 
- Nanda Devi & Valley of Flowers National Parks 
- Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi 
- Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi 
- Mountain Railways of India 
- Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya 
- Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus 

Indonesia Indonesia (6) 
-
Borobudur Temple Compounds  
- Komodo National Park  
- Prambanan Temple Compounds  
- Ujung Kulon National Park  
- Sangiran Early Man Site  
- Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra 

Iran Iran (7) 
-
Meidan Emam, Esfahan  
- Persepolis  
- Tchogha Zanbil  
- Bam and its Cultural Landscape  
- Pasargadae  
- Soltaniyeh 
- Bisotun  

Iraq Iraq (3)  
-
Hatra  
- Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)  
- Samarra 

Israel Israel (4)   
-
Masada  
- Old City of Acre  
- White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement  
- Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba  

Japan Japan (13)
-
Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area  
- Himeji-jo   
- Shirakami-Sanchi   
- Yakushima   
- Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities)   
- Historic Villages, Shirakawa-go & Gokayama   
- Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)  
- Itsukushima Shinto Shrine   
- Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara  
- Shrines and Temples of Nikko  
- Gusuku Sites and the Kingdom of Ryukyu  
- Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range  
- Shiretoko

Jerusalem - International Property (1) 
-
Jerusalem   

Jordan Jordan (3)   
-
Petra  
- Quseir Amra  
- Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) 

Kazakhstan Kazakhstan (2) 
-
Introduction to Kazakhstan 
-
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi  
- Petroglyphs of Tamgaly 

Korea DPR (North Korea) Korea DPR (1)
- Complex of the Koguryu Tombs 

Republic of Korea (South Korea) Korea (South) (7) 
- Haeinsa Temple 
- Seokkuram and Bulguksa 
- Jongmyo Shrine 
- Changdeokgung Palace Complex 
- Hwaseong Fortress
- Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites 
- Gyeongju Historic Areas 

Laos Laos (2) 
- Luang Prabang
- Vat Phou and Champasak Cultural Landscape

Lebanon Lebanon (5) 
-
Anjar  
- Baalbek  
- Byblos  
- Tyre  
- Ouadi Qadisha & Forest of the Cedars of God 

Malaysia Malaysia (2)
-
Gunung Mulu National Park 
- Kinabalu Park

Mongolia Mongolia (2) 
- Uvs Nuur Basin 
- Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape

Nepal Nepal (4) 
-
Kathmandu Valley  
- Sagarmatha National Park   
- Royal Chitwan National Park  
- Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha 

Oman Oman (2) 
-
Bahla Fort  
- Arabian Oryx Sanctuary  

Pakistan Pakistan (5) 
-
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro  
- Taxila  
- Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore  
- Historical Monuments of Thatta  
- Rohtas Fort 

Philippines Philippines (3)
- Baroque Churches of the Philippines 
- Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras 
- Historic Town of Vigan 

Sri Lanka Sri Lanka (7) 
-
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa 
- Ancient City of Sigiriya 
- Sacred City of Anuradhapura 
- Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications 
- Sacred City of Kandy 
- Sinharaja Forest Reserve 
- Golden Temple of Dambulla 

Syria Syria (4) 
-
Ancient City of Damascus  
- Ancient City of Bosra  
- Site of Palmyra  
- Ancient City of Aleppo 
- Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din  

Thailand Thailand (3) 
-
Historic City of Ayutthaya  
- Historic Town of Sukhotai  
- Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex  

Turkey Turkey (8) 
-  
Göreme Nat.Park & Rock Sites of Cappadocia  
- Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği  
- Historic Areas of Istanbul  
- Hattusha  
- Nemrut Dağ  
- Hierapolis-Pamukkale  
- City of Safranbolu  
- Archaeological Site of Troy 

Turkmenistan Turkmenistan (2)
-
Ancient Merv
- Kunya-Urgench  

Uzbekistan Uzbekistan (4) 
-
Introduction to Uzbekistan
- Itchan Kala  
- Historic Centre of Bukhara  
- Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz  
- Samarkand – Crossroads of Cultures 

Viet Nam Viet Nam (5) 
- Complex of Hué Monuments 
- Ha Long Bay 
- Hoi An Ancient Town 
- My son Sanctuary 
- Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park 

Yemen Yemen (2)   
-
Old Walled City of Shibam  
- Old City of Sana'a

Austral-Asia 
Australia Australia (15) 
-
Kakadu National Park 
- Great Barrier Reef 
- Willandra Lakes Region 
- Tasmanian Wilderness 
- Lord Howe Island Group 
- Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (Ayer's Rock)
- Wet Tropics of Queensland 
- Shark Bay, Western Australia 
- Fraser Island 
- Mammal Fossil Sites Riversleigh/Naracote 
- Macquarie Island 
- Greater Blue Mountains Area 
- Purnululu National Park 
- Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens 
- Sydney Opera House  

New Zealand New Zealand (3) 
-
Tongariro National Park 
- Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand 
- New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands 

Solomin Islands Solomon Islands (1) 
-
East Rennell

Africa 
Algeria Algeria (7) 
-
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad 
- Djémila 
- M'Zab Valley 
- Tassili n'Ajjer 
- Timgad 
- Tipasa 
- Kasbah of Algiers

Benin Benin (1) 
-
Royal Palaces of Abomey

Botswana Botswana (1) 
-
Tsodilo Hills, Rock Paintings

Cameroon Cameroon (1) 
-
Dja Faunal Reserve 

Central African Republic Central African Republic (1)
-
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park

Democratic Republic of Congo Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (3) 
-
Virunga National Park  
- Garamba National Park  
- Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Egypt Egypt (6) 
-
Abu Mena  
- Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
- Islamic Cairo  
- Memphis and its Necropolis  
- Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae  
- Saint Catherine Area  

Ethiopia Ethiopia (6)
-
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela  
- Simien National Park  
- Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region  
- Aksum  
- Lower Valley of the Awash  
- Lower Valley of the Omo  

Gambia Gambia (2) 
-
James Island and Related Sites  
-
Stone Circles of Senegambia  

Ghana Ghana (2)
-
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra etc.
- Asante Traditional Buildings 

Guinea Guinea (1) 
-
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) Ivory Coast (3) 
-
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve 
- Taï National Park 
- Comoé National Park 

Kenya Kenya (3)
-
Lake Turkana National Parks 
- Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest 
- Lamu Old Town

Libya Libya (4) 
-
Archaeological Site of Cyrene  
- Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna  
- Archaeological Site of Sabratha  
- Old Town of Ghadamès 

Madagascar Madagascar (2) 
-
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve 
- Royal Hill of Ambohimanga 

Malawi Malawi (1) 
-
Lake Malawi National Park

Mali Mali (4) 
-
Old Towns of Djenné 
- Timbuktu 
- Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) 
- Tomb of Askia

Mauritania Mauritania (2) 
-
Banc d'Arguin National Park  
- Ksours: Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt, Oualata

Morocco Morocco (8) 
-
Medina of Fez  
- Medina of Marrakesh  
- Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou  
- Historic City of Meknes  
- Archaeological Site of Volubilis  
- Medina of Tétouan   
- Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)  
- Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) 

Mozambique Mozambique (1) 
-
Island of Mozambique

Niger Niger (2) 
-
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves 
- W National Park of Niger 

Senegal Senegal (4) 
-
Island of Gorée 
- Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary 
- Niokolo-Koba National Park 
- Island of Saint-Louis

Seychelles Seychelles (2) 
-
Aldabra Atoll 
- Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve  

South Africa South Africa (5) 
-
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein,etc. 
- Greater St Lucia Wetland Park 
- Robben Island 
- uKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park 
- Cape Floral Region Protected Areas 

Sudan Sudan (1) 
- Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region

Tanzania Tanzania (7) 
-
Ngorongoro Conservation Area  
- Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara 
- Serengeti National Park  
- Selous Game Reserve  
- Kilimanjaro National Park  
- Stone Town of Zanzibar 
- Kondoa Rock Art Sites  

Tunisia Tunisia (8)
-
Amphitheatre of El Jem 
- Medina of Tunis 
- Site of Carthage 
- Ichkeul National Park 
- Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis 
- Kairouan 
- Medina of Sousse 
- Dougga/Thugga 

Uganda Uganda (3) 
-
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 
- Rwenzori Mountains National Park 
- Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi 

Zambia Zambia (1) 
Mosi-oa-Tunya (Victoria Falls) 

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe (5) 
-
Mana Pools National Park 
- Great Zimbabwe National Monument 
- Khami Ruins National Monument 
- Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls 
- Matobo Hills 

 

 

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