List of World Heritage Sites in Kazakhstan

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. Below is the list and the tentative list of sites in Kazakhstan.(For the criteria see the Selection criteria)

List of Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List[1][edit]

Name Date[2] Criteria Image Coordinates (Where applicable)
Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi 2003 I,III,IV Ханака Ахмеда Ясави 2010 027.jpg 43°17′N 68°16′E / 43.283°N 68.267°E / 43.283; 68.267
Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly 2004 III Human riding a dromedary camel in late bronze age or early iron age petroglyph at Tangaly - dromedary camel.jpg 43°48′N 75°32′E / 43.800°N 75.533°E / 43.800; 75.533
Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan 2008 IX,X Astana-steppe-7749.jpg 50°26′N 69°11′E / 50.433°N 69.183°E / 50.433; 69.183

List of Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List [3][edit]

Name Date[4] Criteria Coordinates (Where applicable)
Turkic sanctuary of Merke 1998 mixed 43°N 73°E / 43°N 73°E / 43; 73
Megalithic mausolea of the Begazy-Dandybai culture 1998 II,III,IV
Barrows with stone ranges of the Tasmola culture 1998 Mixed
Petroglyphs of Eshkiolmes 1998 Mixed 44°50′N 78°30′E / 44.833°N 78.500°E / 44.833; 78.500
Petroglyphs of Arpa-Uzen 1998 II,III,IV 43°50′N 68°50′E / 43.833°N 68.833°E / 43.833; 68.833
Paleolithic sites and geomorphology of Karatau mountain range 1998 Mixed
Archaeological sites of Otrar oasis 1998 III,IV 42°47′N 70°37′E / 42.783°N 70.617°E / 42.783; 70.617
Cultural landscape of Ulytau 1998 Mixed
Northern Tyan-Shan (Ile-Alatau National Park) 2002 X
State National Natural Park Altyn-Emel 2002 VII,VIII,IX 44°20′N 78°26′E / 44.333°N 78.433°E / 44.333; 78.433
Aksu-Zhabagly state natural reserve 2002 VII,X 42°23′N 70°37′E / 42.383°N 70.617°E / 42.383; 70.617
Western Tien-Shan 2010 VII,VIII,IX,X


References and Notes[edit]

  1. ^ UNESCO Official page for main list
  2. ^ Date is the Inscription date for the Main list and Submission date for the Tentative list
  3. ^ UNESCO Official page for Tentative list
  4. ^ Date is the Inscription date for the Main list and Submission date for the Tentative list