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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