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*[[Drakensberg]] Park for it's landscape, biodiversity and rock art.
 
*[[Drakensberg]] Park for it's landscape, biodiversity and rock art.
 
*Mapungubwe Kingdom in the [[North-West (South Africa)|North-West]]
 
*Mapungubwe Kingdom in the [[North-West (South Africa)|North-West]]
*Sterkfontein Fossils near [[Johannesburg]]. Also known as the Cradle of Mankind.
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*The Cradle of Humankind near [[Johannesburg]]. A large collection of caves rich in hominid and advanced ape fossils.
 
*[[Vredefort]] Dome, remnants of the largest and oldest meorite impact crater.
 
*[[Vredefort]] Dome, remnants of the largest and oldest meorite impact crater.
  

Revision as of 15:09, 6 November 2005

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site that has been nominated for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's international World Heritage program. The program aims to catalogue and preserve sites of outstanding importance, either cultural or natural, to the common heritage of humankind.

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Africa

Algeria

Benin

Botswana

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Cote d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Egypt

Ethiopia

South Africa

Tunisia

Americas

Argentina

See also: Argentina & Brazil

Argentina & Brazil

Belize

Bolivia

Brazil

See also: Argentina & Brazil

Canada

See also: Canada & the United States of America

Canada & the United States of America

Chile

Colombia

Costa Rica

See also: Costa Rica & Panama

Costa Rica & Panama

Cuba

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

El Salvador

Guatemala

Honduras

Mexico

Panama

See also: Costa Rica & Panama

Paraguay

  • Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue near Encarnacion

Peru

United States of America

See also: Canada & the United States of America

Asia

Afghanistan

  • Minaret and archaeological remains of Jam
  • Cultural landscape and archaeological remains of the Bamiyan Valley: Bamiyan Cliff including niches of the 38 meter Buddha, seated Buddhas, 55 meter Buddha and surrounding caves | Kakrak Valley caves including the niche of the standing Buddha | Qoul-I Akram Caves in the Fuladi Valley | Kalai Ghamai Caves in the Fuladi Valley | Shahr-i-Zuhak | Qallay Kaphari A | Qallay Kaphari B | Shahr-i-Ghulghulah

Armenia

Azerbaijan

  • The Walled city of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

Georgia

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Korea, Democratic People's Republic of

Korea, Republic of

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Lebanon

Malaysia

Mongolia

Mongolia / Russian Federation

Nepal

New Zealand

Oman

Pakistan

Philippines

Pitcairn Islands

Solomon Islands

Sri Lanka

Syria

Thailand

Turkey

Turkmenistan

  • State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv"

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Yemen

Australasia

Australia

New Zealand

Europe

Albania

Austria

See also: Austria & Hungary

Austria & Hungary

Belarus

See also: Belarus & Poland

Belarus & Poland

Belgium

Bulgaria

Croatia

Cyprus

  • Paphos
  • Painted churches in the Troodos region: Church of Ayios Nikolaos (St. Nicholas) tis Steyis, Kakopetria | Ayios Ionannis (St. John) Lambadhistis Monastery, Kalopanayiotis | Church of Panayia (the Virgin) Phorviotissa (Asinou), Nikitart | Church of Panayia (the Virgin) tou Arakou, Lagoudhera | Church of Panayia (the Virgin), Moutoullas | Church of Archangelos Michael (Archangel Michael), Pedhoulas | Church of Timios Stavros (Holy Cross), Pelendria | Church of Panayia (the Virgin) Podhithou, Galata | Church of Stavros (Holy Cross) Ayiasmati, Platanistasa | Church of Ayia Sotira (of the transfiguration of the Savior) tou Soteros, Palaichori
  • Choirokoitia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Estonia

  • Historic centre (old town) of Tallinn

Finland

France

Germany

See also: Germany & Poland

Germany & Poland

Greece

  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi
  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Mount Athos
  • Meteora
  • Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika
  • Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
  • Medieval City of Rhodes
  • Mystras
  • Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Delos
  • Monasteries of Daphni, Hossios Luckas and Nea Moni of Chios
  • Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos
  • Archaeological Site of Vergina
  • Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns
  • Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John "the Theologian" and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos

Hungary

See also: Austria & Hungary

Hungary and Slovakia

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Italy/Holy See

Latvia

  • Historic Centre of Riga

Lithuania

  • Kernave Archeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernave)
  • Vilnius Historic Centre

Lithuania / Russian Federation

Luxembourg

  • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Republic of Macedonia

  • Ohrid Region with its Cultural and Historic Aspect and its Natural Environment

Malta

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

See also: Belarus & Poland, Germany & Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russian Federation

Serbia and Montenegro

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine

  • Kiev: Saint Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra
  • Lviv - the Ensemble of the Historic Center

United Kingdom

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