Encyclopedia > World heritage site

  Article Content

World Heritage Sites

Redirected from World heritage site

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain range, lake, desert, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated for the international World heritage program.

This aims to catalogue, name, and preserve sites of outstanding importance, either cultural or natural, to the common heritage of humankind. exact criteria (http://whc.unesco.org/criteria.htm#debut)

To date, some 754 sites have been included in the list.

List of World Heritage Sites:

Afghanistan

Albania Algeria Argentina Argentina/Brazil Armenia Australia Austria Austria and Hungary Azerbaijan
  • Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
Bangladesh Belarus Belarus / Poland

Belgium

Belize

Benin

Bermuda

Bolivia

Botswana

Brazil

Bulgaria

Cambodia

Cameroon Canada Canada and the United States of America

Central African Republic

Chile

China

Colombia

Costa Rica Costa Rica/Panama Côte d'Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Democratic Republic of the Congo Denmark Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Estonia
  • Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn

Ethiopia

Finland

France

France/Spain

Georgia

Gambia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Guatemala

Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

Haiti

Holy See

Honduras

Hungary Hungary and Slovakia India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Italy/Holy See[?] Japan Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Latvia

  • Historic Centre of Riga
Lebanon Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Lithuania Lithuania / Russian Federation

Luxembourg

  • City of Luxemburg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications
Madagascar Malawi Malaysia

Mali

Malta

Mauritania

Mexico

Mongolia / Russian Federation

Montenegro

  • Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor[?]

Morocco

Mozambique

Nepal

Netherlands and Netherlands Antilles

New Zealand

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Norway

Oman

Pakistan

Panama

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Republic of Korea

Romania

Russian Federation

Senegal

Serbia

Seychelles

Slovakia

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

South Africa

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Suriname

Sweden

Switzerland

Syrian Arab Republic

Thailand

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

  • State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv"

Uganda

Ukraine

United Kingdom

United Republic of Tanzania

United States of America

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Venezuela

Viet Nam

Yemen

Zimbabwe


See also: List of Conservation Topics[?]
External links

  • UNESCO world heritage sites (http://whc.unesco.org/heritage.htm#debut)
  • For information concerning World Heritage sites: UNESCO (http://www.unesco.org/whc).
  • For participation in documentation of World Heritage sites: VRheritage.org (http://www.vrheritage.org).



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
Donald Duck

... The Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. According to Rosa, Donald and Della are twins. Barks comments on Donald and his stories "The thing that I consider mos ...