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* The Cape Flora Region in the [[Overberg]]
 
* The Cape Flora Region in the [[Overberg]]
* The Cradle of Humankind, [http://www.maropeng.co.za/], near [[Johannesburg]]
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* The Cradle of Humankind near [[Johannesburg]]
* [[Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park]], [http://www.kznwildlife.com/lakes_dest.htm]
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* [[Greater St. Lucia Wetlands Park]]  
* [[Mapungubwe Kingdom]], [http://www.mapungubwe.com/] in the [[North-West (South Africa)|North-West]]
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* [[Mapungubwe Kingdom]] in the [[North-West (South Africa)|North-West]]
 
* [[Robben Island]] off the coast at [[Cape Town]]
 
* [[Robben Island]] off the coast at [[Cape Town]]
* [[Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park]], [http://www.kznwildlife.com/mountains_dest.htm], for its landscape, biodiversity and rock art.
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* [[Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park]] for its landscape, biodiversity and rock art.
 
* Vredefort Dome, with the town of [[Vredefort]] at it's center
 
* Vredefort Dome, with the town of [[Vredefort]] at it's center
  

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A UNESCO World Heritage Site [1] 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. See also UNESCO Creative Cities, describing a recently instituted program recognizing entire cities with some similar characteristics.

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Africa

Algeria

Benin

Botswana

Cameroon

Central African Republic

Côte d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Egypt

Ethiopia

Gambia

Ghana

Guinea

  • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Kenya

Libya

Madagascar

Malawi

Mali

  • Timbuktu
  • Old Towns of Djenné
  • Tomb of Askia in Gao
  • Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)

Mauritania

Mauritius

Morocco

Mozambique

Niger

  • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
  • W National Park

Nigeria

  • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
  • Sukur Cultural Landscape

Senegal

Seychelles

  • Aldabra Atoll
  • Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve

South Africa

Sudan

  • Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region

Tanzania

Togo

Tunisia

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

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Argentina

Belize

Bolivia

Brazil

Canada

Chile

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Ecuador

El Salvador

Guatemala

Haiti

  • National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers

Honduras

Mexico

Nicaragua

Panama

Paraguay

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

Peru

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

  • Pitons Management Area

Suriname

  • Central Suriname Nature Reserve
  • Historic Inner City of Paramaribo

United States of America

Uruguay

Venezuela

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

Bahrain

  • Qal'at al-Bahrain - Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun

Bangladesh

Cambodia

China

Georgia

India

Indonesia

Iran

Iraq

Israel

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

  • The Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
  • Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly

Korea, North

Korea, South

Laos

Lebanon

Malaysia

Mongolia

Nepal

Oman

Pakistan

Philippines

Sri Lanka

Syria

Thailand

Turkey

Turkmenistan

  • Kunya-Urgench
  • State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv"

Uzbekistan

Vietnam

Yemen

Australasia and Oceania

Australia

New Zealand

Pitcairn Islands

Solomon Islands

Europe

Albania

Andorra

  • Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar

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
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

  • Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae
  • Archaeological Site of Delphi
  • Acropolis, Athens
  • Mount Athos
  • Meteora
  • Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessaloniki
  • Archaeological Site of Epidaurus
  • Medieval City of Rhodes
  • Mystras, Sparta
  • Archaeological Site of Olympia
  • Delos, Cyclades
  • 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, Corinth
  • Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John "the Theologian" and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos

Hungary

Iceland

Ireland

Italy

Latvia

  • Historic Centre of Riga
  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Lithuania

Luxembourg

  • City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications

Malta

Moldova

  • Struve Geodetic Arc

Montenegro

The Netherlands

Norway

Poland

  • Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork

Portugal

Republic of Macedonia

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

Romania

Russia

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

  • The Convent of St. Gall
  • The Benedictine Convent of St. John at Müstair
  • The Old Town of Bern
  • The Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-town of Bellinzona
  • Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn above Interlaken
  • Monte San Giorgio near Lugano in Ticino

Ukraine

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

United Kingdom

Vatican City

  • The Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights

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