List of World Heritage Sites in Slovakia

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Below is a list of World Heritage Sites that lie totally or partially in Slovakia.

  * Trans-border site
Site Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year Description Refs
Bardejov Bardejov, Bardejov District, Prešov Region,  Slovakia
49°17′36″N 21°16′45″E / 49.29333°N 21.27917°E / 49.29333; 21.27917 (Bardejov)
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
2000 [1]
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst Rožňava and Spišská Nová Ves Districts, Košice Region  Slovakia* and Northern Hungary,  Hungary*
48°28′33″N 20°29′13″E / 48.47583°N 20.48694°E / 48.47583; 20.48694 (Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst))
Natural:
(vii)
700456651000000000056,651 (139,990); buffer zone 86,797 (214,480) 1995[nb 1] [2][3]
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity Banská Štiavnica and Banská Štiavnica District, Banská Bystrica Region,  Slovakia
48°27′40″N 18°54′0″E / 48.46111°N 18.90000°E / 48.46111; 18.90000 (Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity)
Cultural:
(iv), (v)
700420632000000000020,632 (50,980); buffer zone 62,128 (153,520) 1993 [4]
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments Prešov and Košice Regions,  Slovakia
52°30′N 23°35′E / 52.500°N 23.583°E / 52.500; 23.583 (Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments))
Cultural:
(iv)
70031351000000000001,351 (3,340); buffer zone 12,581 (31,090) 1993[nb 2] [5]
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Thuringia, Hesse,  Germany*, Prešov Region,  Slovakia* and Zakarpattia Oblast,  Ukraine*
49°5′10″N 22°32′10″E / 49.08611°N 22.53611°E / 49.08611; 22.53611 (Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany))
Natural:
(ix)
2007[nb 3] [6][7]
Vlkolínec Ružomberok District, Žilina Region,  Slovakia
49°2′0″N 19°17′0″E / 49.03333°N 19.28333°E / 49.03333; 19.28333 (Vlkolínec)
Cultural:
(iv), (v)
70004900000000000004.90 (12.1); buffer zone 321 (790) 1993 [8]
Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area Košice, Banská Bystrica, Žilina and Prešov Regions,  Slovakia
49°20′10″N 19°33′30″E / 49.33611°N 19.55833°E / 49.33611; 19.55833 (Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area)
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
70002560000000000002.56 (6.3); buffer zone 90 (220) 2008 [9]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Extended in 2000 to include the Dobšinská Ice Cave and modification of boundaries in 2008: increase of property at Esztramos Hill from 107.2 (265) to 195 (480) and establishment of a 28,000 (69,000) buffer zone on the Hungarian side.
  2. ^ Extended in 2009 to include Levoča and the Work of Master Paul in Spiš and name change from Spišský Hrad and its associated cultural monuments to the present name.
  3. ^ Extended in 2011 to include the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany and name change from Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians to the present name.

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