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Africa[edit]

Algeria[edit]

M'Zab Valley, Algeria
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad M'Sila Cultural 1980
Djémila Sétif Cultural 1982
Kasbah of Algiers Algiers Cultural 1992
M'zab Valley M'zab Cultural 1982
Tassili n'Ajjer Saharan Algeria Mixed 1982
Timgad Batna Cultural 1982
Tipasa Tipaza Cultural 1982

Benin[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Royal Palaces of Abomey Abomey Cultural 1985

Botswana[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Tsodilo Okavango Delta Cultural 2001

Burkina Faso[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
The Ruins of Loropéni Gaoua Cultural 2009

Cameroon[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Dja Faunal Reserve South Cameroon Plateau Natural 1987
Sangha Trinational South Cameroon Plateau Natural 2012 Shared with Central African Republic and Rep. Congo

Cape Verde[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande Cidade Velha Cultural 2009

Central African Republic[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park Northeast Central African Republic Natural 1988 Listed as in danger since 1997
Sangha Trinational Southwest Central African Republic Natural 2012 Shared with Cameroon and Rep. Congo

Congo, Republic of the[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Sangha Trinational Sangha and Likouala Natural 2012 Shared with Central African Republic and Cameroon

Côte d'Ivoire[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Comoe National Park Northern Savanna Natural 1983 Listed as in danger since 2003
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Southwestern Forests Natural 1981 Listed as in danger since 1992; shared with Guinea
Taï National Park Southwestern Forests Natural 1982
Historic town of Grand-Bassam Grand-Bassam Cultural 2012

Democratic Republic of the Congo[edit]

Virunga National Park, DR Congo
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Virunga National Park Kivu Natural 1979 Listed as in danger since 1994
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Kivu Natural 1980 Listed as in danger since 1997
Garamba National Park Congo Basin Natural 1980 Listed as in danger in 1980, removed 1991. Relisted as in danger in 1996
Salonga National Park Congo Basin Natural 1984 Listed as in danger since 1999
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Congo Basin Natural 1996 Listed as in danger since 1997

Egypt[edit]

Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae, Egypt
Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Abu Mena Alexandria Cultural 1979 Listed as in danger since 2001
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Luxor Cultural 1979
Historic Cairo Cairo Cultural 1979
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Memphis, Cairo/Giza, Dahshur Cultural 1979
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Abu Simbel, Philae Cultural 1979
Saint Catherine Area Saint Catherine Cultural 2002
Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) Whale Valley Natural 2005

Ethiopia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela Lalibela Cultural 1979
Simien National Park Amhara Natural 1978 Listed as in danger since 1996
Fasil Ghebbi Fasil Ghebbi Cultural 1979
Aksum Axum Cultural 1980
Lower Valley of the Awash Awash National Park Cultural 1980
Lower Valley of the Omo Omo National Park Cultural 1980
Tiya Tiya Cultural 1980
Harar Jugol Fortified Historic Town Harar Cultural 2006
Konso Cultural Landscape Konso Cultural 2011

Gabon[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda Lopé National Park Mixed 2007

Gambia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Stone Circles of Senegambia Janjanbureh Cultural 2006 Shared with Senegal
James Island and Related Sites James Island Cultural 2003

Ghana[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions Cultural 1979
Asante Traditional Buildings Kumasi Cultural 1980
Nzulezo Nzulezo Cultural 2000 Listed as in danger

Guinea[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve Guinee Forestiere Natural 1981 Listed as in danger since 1992; shared with Côte d'Ivoire

Kenya[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Lake Turkana National Parks Sibiloi National Park Natural 1997
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest Mount Kenya Natural 1997
Lamu Old Town Lamu Cultural 2001
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests Coastal Kenya Cultural 2008
Fort Jesus Mombasa Cultural 2011
Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley Northern Rift Valley and Southern Rift Valley Natural 2011

Libya[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna Leptis Magna Cultural 1982
Archaeological Site of Cyrene Cyrene Cultural 1982
Archaeological Site of Sabratha Sabratha Cultural 1982
Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Fezzan Cultural 1985
Old Town of Ghadamès Ghadamis Cultural 1986

Madagascar[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Antananarivo Cultural 2001
Tsingy de Bemaraha Reserve Mahajanga Natural 1990
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Masoala National Park Natural 2007 Listed as in danger since 2010

Malawi[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Chongoni Rock Art Area Dedza Cultural 2006
Lake Malawi National Park Southern Malawi Natural 1984

Mali[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Timbuktu Timbuktu Cultural 1988 Listed as in danger since 2012
Old Towns of Djenné Djenné Cultural 1988
Tomb of Askia Gao Cultural 2004 Listed as in danger since 2012
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) Bandiagara Mixed 1989

Mauritania[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Banc d'Arguin National Park Nouadhibou Natural 1989
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichit and Oualata Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichit, Oualata Cultural 1996

Mauritius[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Aapravasi Ghat in Port Louis Port Louis Cultural 2006
Le Morne Cultural Landscape Le Morne Cultural 2008

Morocco[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Medina of Fez Fez Cultural 1981
Medina of Marrakech Marrakech Cultural 1985
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Aït-Benhaddou Cultural 1987
Historic City of Meknes Meknes Cultural 1996
Archaeological Site of Volubilis Meknes Cultural 1997
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) Tetouan Cultural 1997
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) Essaouira Cultural 2001
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) El Jadida Cultural 2004
Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage Rabat Cultural 2012

Mozambique[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Island of Mozambique Ilha de Mozambique Cultural 1991

Namibia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes Northern Namibia Cultural 2007

Niger[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves Northern Niger Natural 1991 Listed as in danger since 1992
W National Park of Niger Southwestern Niger Natural 1996

Nigeria[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Sukur Cultural Landscape Sukur Cultural 1999
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Osogbo Cultural 2005

Réunion[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Pitons, Cirques and Remparts of Reunion Island Reunion Natural 2010 Categorised as part of France

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Gough and Inaccessible Islands Tristan da Cunha Natural 1995 Categorised as part of the United Kingdom

Senegal[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Island of Gorée Dakar Cultural 1978
Niokolo-Koba National Park Tambacounda Region Natural 1981 Listed as in danger since 2007
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Northern Senegal Natural 1981
Island of Saint-Louis Saint-Louis Cultural 2000
Stone Circles of Senegambia Kaolack Cultural 2006 Shared with Gambia
Saloum Delta Palmarin Cultural 2011
Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes Tambacounda Region Cultural 2012

Seychelles[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Aldabra Atoll
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

South Africa[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs
iSimangaliso Wetland Park
Robben Island
uKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
Vredefort Dome
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape

Sudan[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region
Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

Tanzania[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
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

Togo[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba

Tunisia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Amphitheatre of El Jem
Archaeological Site of Carthage
Medina of Tunis
Ichkeul National Park
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
Kairouan
Medina of Sousse
Dougga / Thugga

Uganda[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

Zambia[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Shared with Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe[edit]

Official name Location Criteria Year Notes
Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas
Great Zimbabwe National Monument
Khami Ruins National Monument
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Shared with Zambia
Matobo Hills

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