Table of World Heritage Sites by country

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World Heritage Sites by country as of 2014

As of 2014, there are a total of 1,007[1] World Heritage Sites located in 161 "States Parties" [sic].[2] Of the 1,007 sites, 779 are cultural, 197 are natural and 31 are mixed properties. The countries have been divided by the World Heritage Committee into five geographic zones: Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Table of World Heritage Sites[edit]

Country Natural sites Cultural sites Mixed sites Total sites UNESCO region
 Afghanistan 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Albania 2 2 Europe and North America
 Algeria 6 1 7 Arab States
 Andorra 1 1 Europe and North America
 Argentina 4 4[note 1] 8 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Armenia 3 3 Europe and North America
 Australia 12 3 4 19 Asia and the Pacific
 Austria 9[note 2] 9 Europe and North America
 Azerbaijan 2 2 Europe and North America
 Bahrain 2 2 Arab States
 Bangladesh 1 2 3 Asia and the Pacific
 Barbados 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Belarus 1[note 3] 3[note 4] 4 Europe and North America
 Belgium 11[note 5] 11 Europe and North America
 Belize 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Benin 1 1 Africa
 Bolivia 1 5 6 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 2 Europe and North America
 Botswana 1 1 Africa
 Brazil 7 12[note 1] 19 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Bulgaria 2 7 9 Europe and North America
 Burkina Faso 1 1 Africa
 Cambodia 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Cameroon 2 2 Africa
 Canada 9[note 6] 8 17 Europe and North America
 Cape Verde 1 1 Africa
 Central African Republic 1 1 2 Africa
 Chad 1 1 Africa
 Chile 5 5 Latin America and the Caribbean
 China 9 33 5 47 Asia and the Pacific
 Colombia 2 5 7 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Congo 1 1 Africa
 Costa Rica 3[note 7] 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Côte d'Ivoire 3[note 8] 1 4 Africa
 Croatia 1 6 7 Europe and North America
 Cuba 2 7 9 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Cyprus 3 3 Europe and North America
 Czech Republic 12 12 Europe and North America
 Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5 5 Africa
 Denmark 3 3 6 Europe and North America
 Dominica 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Dominican Republic 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Ecuador 2 2 4 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Egypt 1 6 7 Arab States
 El Salvador 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Estonia 2[note 4] 2 Europe and North America
 Ethiopia 1 8 10 Africa
 Finland 1[note 9] 6[note 4] 7 Europe and North America
 Fiji 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 France 3 34[note 5] 1[note 10] 38 Europe and North America
 Gabon 1 1 Africa
 Gambia 2[note 11] 2 Africa
 Georgia 3 3 Europe and North America
 Germany 3[note 12] 36[note 13][note 14][note 15] 39 Europe and North America
 Ghana 2 2 Africa
 Greece 1 15 2 18 Europe and North America
 Guatemala 2 1 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Guinea 1[note 8] 1 Africa
 Haiti 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Holy See 2[note 16] 2 Europe and North America
 Honduras 1 1 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Hungary 1[note 17] 7[note 2] 8 Europe and North America
 Iceland 1 1 2 Europe and North America
 India 6 26 32[3] Asia and the Pacific
 Indonesia 4 4 8 Asia and the Pacific
 Iran (Islamic Republic of) 17 17 Asia and the Pacific
 Iraq 4 4 Arab States
 Ireland 2 2 Europe and North America
 Israel 8 8 Europe and North America
 Italy 5[note 18] 46[note 16][note 19] 51 Europe and North America
 Japan 4 14 18 Asia and the Pacific
Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)[note 20][4][5] 1 1 Arab States
 Jordan 3 1 4 Arab States
 Kazakhstan 1 3 4 Asia and the Pacific
 Kenya 3 3 6 Africa
 Kiribati 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 Kyrgyzstan 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Laos 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Latvia 2[note 4] 2 Europe and North America
 Lebanon 5 5 Arab States
 Lesotho 1 1 Africa
 Libya 5 5 Arab States
 Lithuania 4[note 4][note 21] 4 Europe and North America
 Luxembourg 1 1 Europe and North America
 Macedonia 1 1 Europe and North America
 Madagascar 2 1 3 Africa
 Malawi 1 1 2 Africa
 Malaysia 2 2 4 Asia and the Pacific
 Mali 3 1 4 Africa
 Malta 3 3 Europe and North America
 Marshall Islands 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 Mauritania 1 1 2 Arab States
 Mauritius 2 2 Africa
 Mexico 5 27 32 Europe and North America
 Moldova 1[note 4] 1 Europe and North America
 Mongolia 1[note 22] 1 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Montenegro 1 1 2 Europe and North America
 Morocco 9 9 Arab States
 Mozambique 1 1 Africa
 Myanmar 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 Namibia 1 1 2 Africa
   Nepal 2 2[note 23] 4 Asia and the Pacific
 Netherlands 1[note 12] 10 11 Europe and North America
 New Zealand 2 1 3 Asia and the Pacific
 Nicaragua 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Niger 2 1 3 Africa
 Nigeria 2 2 Africa
 Norway 1 6[note 4] 7 Europe and North America
 Oman [note 24] 4 4 Arab States
 Pakistan 6 6 Asia and the Pacific
 Palau 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 Palestine 2 2 Arab States
 Panama 3[note 7] 2 5 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Papua New Guinea 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 Paraguay 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Peru 2 7 2 11 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Philippines 3 3[6] 6[7] Asia and the Pacific
 Poland 1[note 3] 14[note 14] 15 Europe and North America
 Portugal 1 15[note 25] 16 Europe and North America
 Qatar 1 1 Arab States
 Republic of Korea 1 10 11 Asia and the Pacific
 Romania 1 6 7 Europe and North America
 Russian Federation 10[note 22] 15[note 4][note 21] 25 Europe and North America
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Saint Lucia 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 San Marino 1 1 Europe and North America
 Saudi Arabia 3 3 Arab States
 Senegal 1 5[note 11] 1 7 Africa
 Serbia 4 4 Europe and North America
 Seychelles 2 2 Africa
 Slovakia 2[note 17][note 26] 5 7 Europe and North America
 Slovenia 1 2 3 Europe and North America
 Solomon Islands 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 South Africa 3 4 1 8 Africa
 Spain 3 39[note 25] 2[note 10] 44 Europe and North America
 Sri Lanka 2 6 8 Asia and the Pacific
 Sudan 2 2 Arab States
 Suriname 1 1 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Sweden 1[note 9] 13[note 4] 1 15 Europe and North America
  Switzerland 3[note 18] 8[note 19] 11 Europe and North America
 Syria 6 6 Arab States
 Tajikistan 1 1 2 Asia and the Pacific
 Tanzania 3 3 1 7 Africa
 Thailand 2 3 5 Asia and the Pacific
 Togo 1 1 Africa
 Tunisia 1 7 8 Arab States
 Turkey 11 2 13 Europe and North America
 Turkmenistan 3 3 Asia and the Pacific
 Uganda 2 1 3 Africa
 Ukraine 1 6[note 4] 7 Europe and North America
 United Kingdom 4 23[note 13] 1 28 Europe and North America
 United States of America 12[note 6] 9 1 22 Europe and North America
 United Arab Emirates 1 1 Arab States
 Uruguay 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Uzbekistan 4 4 Asia and the Pacific
 Vanuatu 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
 Venezuela 1 2 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
 Vietnam 2 5 1 8 Asia and the Pacific
 Yemen 1 3 4 Arab States
 Zambia 1[note 27] 1 Africa
 Zimbabwe 2[note 27] 3 5 Africa
(less duplications) 14 20 1 35
Total 197 779 31 1,007 161 State Parties

Countries with major concentration of World Heritage Site[edit]

Note: this overview lists only countries with ten or more World Heritage Sites.

  • Brown: nations with 40 or more heritage sites
  • Light brown: nations with 30 to 39 heritage sites
  • Orange: nations with 20 to 29 heritage sites
  • Blue: nations with 15 to 19 heritage sites
  • Green: nations with 10 to 14 heritage sites

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b The cultural site Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) is shared between Argentina and Brazil.
  2. ^ a b The cultural site Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape is shared between Austria and Hungary.
  3. ^ a b The natural site Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest is shared between Belarus and Poland.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The cultural site Struve Geodetic Arc is shared among Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Moldova, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
  5. ^ a b The cultural site Belfries of Belgium and France is shared between Belgium and France.
  6. ^ a b The natural sites Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek and Waterton Glacier International Peace Park are shared between Canada and the United States.
  7. ^ a b The natural site Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park is shared between Costa Rica and Panama.
  8. ^ a b The natural site Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is shared between Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea.
  9. ^ a b The natural site High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago is shared between Finland and Sweden.
  10. ^ a b The mixed site Pyrénées - Mont Perdu is shared between France and Spain.
  11. ^ a b The cultural site Stone Circles of Senegambia is shared between Gambia and Senegal.
  12. ^ a b The natural site The Wadden Sea is shared between Germany and the Netherlands.
  13. ^ a b The cultural site Frontiers of the Roman Empire is shared between Germany and the United Kingdom.
  14. ^ a b The cultural site Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski is shared between Germany and Poland.
  15. ^ In addition, the former cultural site Dresden Elbe Valley has been delisted.
  16. ^ a b The cultural site Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura is shared between the Holy See and Italy.
  17. ^ a b The natural site Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is shared between Hungary and Slovakia.
  18. ^ a b The natural site Monte San Giorgio is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  19. ^ a b The cultural site Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  20. ^ "Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls" is listed separately, without State Party, owing to the unresolved nature of its status. For purposes of convenience, it is listed in the "Arab States" UNESCO region, without inference as to it legal or political status therein.
  21. ^ a b The cultural site Curonian Spit is shared between Lithuania and Russia.
  22. ^ a b The natural site Uvs Nuur Basin is shared between Mongolia and Russia.
  23. ^ Kathmandu Valley has seven groups of monuments & buildings within its boundaries and are listed under one name. The seven groups are: the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, Buddhist Stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, and Hindu Temples of Pashupatinath and Changu Narayan, also there are places like muktinath, budanilkantha which are listed are world heritage site
  24. ^ In addition, the former natural site Arabian Oryx Sanctuary has been delisted.
  25. ^ a b The cultural site Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde is shared between Portugal and Spain.
  26. ^ The natural site Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians is shared between Slovakia and Ukraine.
  27. ^ a b The natural site Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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