List of World Heritage Sites by year of inscription

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This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the world by year of inscription, selected during the annual sessions of the World Heritage Committee.[1][2] The first World Heritage Site in the list is the Galápagos Islands.[3] The 24th session in 2000 inscribed the most with 61 entries, while the 13th session in 1989 only inscribed seven sites.[2]

(F) denotes the country's first inscription.

2021 (44th session)[edit]

The 44th session was originally scheduled for 2020 but postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, the World Heritage Committee voted on both 2020 and 2021 nominations.[4]

34 sites (29 cultural, 5 natural, 0 mixed)
Host:  China

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Czech Republic
 United Kingdom
The Great Spa Towns of Europe: Baden bei Wien (Austria); Spa (Belgium); Františkovy Lázně (Czech Republic); Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic); Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic); Vichy (France); Bad Ems (Germany); Baden-Baden (Germany); Bad Kissingen (Germany); Montecatini Terme (Italy); and Bath (United Kingdom) Cultural 1613
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Danube Limes (Western Segment) Cultural 1608
Colonies of Benevolence (Frederiksoord, Wilhelminaoord, Wortel, Veenhuizen) Cultural 1555
 Brazil Sítio Roberto Burle Marx Cultural 1620
 Chile Settlement and Artificial Mummification of the Chinchorro Culture in the Arica and Parinacota Region Cultural 1634
 China Quanzhou: Emporium of the World in Song-Yuan China Cultural 1561
 Côte d'Ivoire Sudanese style mosques in northern Côte d'Ivoire Cultural 1648
 France Cordouan Lighthouse Cultural 1625
Nice, Winter Resort Town of the Riviera Cultural 1635
 Gabon Ivindo National Park Natural 1653
 Georgia Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands Natural 1616
 Germany Mathildenhöhe Darmstadt Cultural 1614
ShUM Sites of Speyer, Worms and Mainz Cultural 1636
Frontiers of the Roman Empire – The Lower German Limes Cultural 1631
 India Dholavira: a Harappan City Cultural 1645
Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana Cultural 1570
 Iran Cultural Landscape of Hawraman/Uramanat Cultural 1647
Trans-Iranian Railway Cultural 1585
 Italy Padua's 14th-century fresco cycles
(including those painted on the spaces of Scrovegni Chapel, Palazzo della Ragione, Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua and San Michele Oratory)
Cultural 1623
The Porticoes of Bologna Cultural 1650
 Japan Amami-Ōshima Island, Tokunoshima Island, northern part of Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island Natural 1574
Jōmon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan Cultural 1632
 Jordan As-Salt - The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality Cultural 689
 Peru Chankillo Solar Observatory and ceremonial center Cultural 1624
 Romania Roșia Montană Mining Landscape Cultural 1552
 Russia Petroglyphs of Lake Onega and the White Sea Cultural 1654
 Saudi Arabia Ḥimā Cultural Area Cultural 1619
 Slovenia The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana – Human Centred Urban Design Cultural 1643
 Spain Paseo del Prado and Buen Retiro, a landscape of Arts and Sciences Cultural 1618
 South Korea Getbol, Korean Tidal Flats Natural 1591
 Thailand Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex Natural 1461
 Turkey Arslantepe Mound Cultural 1622
 United Kingdom
( Wales)
The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales Cultural 1633
 Uruguay The work of engineer Eladio Dieste: Church of Atlántida Cultural 1612

2019 (43rd session)[edit]

29 sites (24 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Azerbaijan

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Cultural 1577
 Azerbaijan Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace Cultural 1549
 Bahrain Dilmun Burial Mounds Cultural 1542
 Brazil Paraty and Ilha Grande – Culture and Biodiversity Mixed 1308
 Burkina Faso Ancient Ferrous Metallurgy Sites of Burkina Faso
(Douroula, Tiwêga, Yamané, Kindibo and Békuy)
Cultural 1602
 Canada Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai'pi Cultural 1597
 China Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City Cultural 1592
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow SeaBohai Gulf of China (Phase I) Natural 1606
 Czech Republic Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem Cultural 1589
 Czech Republic
Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region Cultural 1478
 France French Austral Lands and Seas Natural 1603
 Germany Water Management System of Augsburg Cultural 1580
 Iceland Vatnajökull National Park – dynamic nature of fire and ice Natural 1604
 India Jaipur City, Rajasthan Cultural 1605
 Italy Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene
(Italian for '"The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene"')
Cultural 1571
 Indonesia Ombilin Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto Cultural 1610
 Iran Hyrcanian forests Natural 1584
 Iraq Babylon Cultural 278
 Japan Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group Cultural 1593
 Laos Megalithic Jar Sites in Xiengkhuang - Plain of Jars Cultural 1587
 Myanmar Bagan Cultural 1588
 Poland Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region Cultural 1599
 Portugal Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada) Cultural 1573
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga Cultural 1590
 Russia Churches of the Pskov School of Architecture Cultural 1523
 South Korea Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies Cultural 1498
 Spain Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape Cultural 1578
 United Kingdom
( England)
Jodrell Bank Observatory Cultural 1594
 United States The 20th-century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Cultural 1496

2018 (42nd session)[edit]

19 sites (13 cultural, 3 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:  Bahrain

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Canada Pimachiowin Aki Mixed 1415
 China Fanjingshan Natural 1559
 Colombia Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar” Mixed 1174
 Denmark Aasivissuit – Nipisat: Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea Cultural 1557
 France Chaine des Puys - Limagne fault tectonic arena Natural 1434
 Germany Archaeological Border Complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke Cultural 1553
Naumburg Cathedral Cultural 1470
 India Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai Cultural 1480
 Iran Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region Cultural 1568
 Italy Ivrea, Industrial City of the 20th Century Cultural 1538
 Japan Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region Cultural 1495
 Kenya Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site Cultural 1450
 Mexico Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica Mixed 1534
 Oman Ancient City of Qalhat Cultural 1537
 Saudi Arabia Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape Cultural 1563
 South Africa Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains Natural 1575
 South Korea Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea Cultural 1562
 Spain Caliphate City of Medina Azahara Cultural 1560
 Turkey Göbekli Tepe Cultural 1572

2017 (41st session)[edit]

21 sites (18 cultural, 3 natural)
Host:  Poland

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Angola Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo (F) Cultural 1511
 Argentina Los Alerces National Park Natural 1526
 Brazil Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site Cultural 1548
 Cambodia Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura Cultural 1532
 China Kulangsu: a Historic International Settlement Cultural 1541
Qinghai Hoh Xil Natural 1540
Venetian Works of Defence between 15th and 17th centuries: Stato da Terra – western Stato da Mar Cultural 1533
 Denmark Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap Cultural 1536
 Eritrea Asmara: a Modernist City of Africa (F) Cultural 1550
( French Polynesia) (F)
Taputapuātea Cultural 1529
 Germany Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura Cultural 1527
 India Historic City of Ahmadabad Cultural 1551
 Iran Historic City of Yazd Cultural 1544
 Japan Okinoshima Island and Related Sites in Munakata Region Cultural 1535
Landscapes of Dauria Natural 1448
 Palestine Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town Cultural 1565
 Poland Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine and its Underground Water Management System Cultural 1539
 Russia Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk Cultural 1525
 South Africa ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape Cultural 1545
 Turkey Aphrodisias Cultural 1519
 United Kingdom
( England)
Lake District National Park Cultural 422

2016 (40th session)[edit]

21 sites (12 cultural, 6 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:  Turkey

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites (F) Cultural 1499
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement Cultural 1321
 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Stećci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards Cultural 1504
 Brazil Pampulha Modern Ensemble Cultural 1493
 Canada Mistaken Point Natural 1497
 Chad Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape Mixed 1475
 China Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Cultural 1508
Hubei Shennongjia Natural 1509
 Greece Archaeological Site of Philippi Cultural 1517
 India Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar Cultural 1502
Khangchendzonga National Park Mixed 1513
 Iran The Persian Qanat Cultural 1506
Lut Desert Natural 1505
 Iraq The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities Mixed 1481
Western Tien-Shan Natural 1490
 Mexico Archipiélago de Revillagigedo Natural 1510
 Micronesia Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia (F) Cultural 1503
 Spain Antequera Dolmens Site Cultural 1501
 Sudan Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park Natural 262
 Turkey Archaeological Site of Ani Cultural 1518
 United Kingdom
( Gibraltar) (F)
Gorham's Cave Complex Cultural 1500

2015 (39th session)[edit]

24 sites (23 cultural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Germany

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 China Tusi Sites Cultural 1474
 Denmark Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement Cultural 1468
Par force hunting landscape in North Zealand Cultural 1469
 France Climats, terroirs of Burgundy Cultural 1425
Champagne hillsides, houses and cellars Cultural 1465
 Germany Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus Cultural 1467
 Iran Susa Cultural 1455
Cultural Landscape of Maymand Cultural 1423
 Israel Necropolis of Bet She'arim: A Landmark of Jewish Renewal Cultural 1471
 Italy Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalù and Monreale Cultural 1487
 Jamaica Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park (F) Mixed 1356
 Japan Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining Cultural 1484
 Jordan Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) Cultural 1446
 Mexico Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System Cultural 1463
 Mongolia Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its Surrounding Sacred Landscape Cultural 1440
 Norway Rjukan–Notodden Industrial Heritage Site Cultural 1486
 Saudi Arabia Rock Art in the Ha'il Region of Saudi Arabia Cultural 1472
 Singapore Singapore Botanic Gardens (F) Cultural 1483
 South Korea Baekje Historic Areas Cultural 1477
 Turkey Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape Cultural 1488
Ephesus Cultural 1018
 United Kingdom
( Scotland)
The Forth Bridge Cultural 1485
 United States San Antonio Missions Cultural 1466
 Uruguay Fray Bentos Cultural-Industrial Landscape Cultural 1464

2014 (38th session)[edit]

26 sites (22 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Qatar

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System Cultural 1459
 Botswana Okavango Delta Natural 1432
 China The Grand Canal Cultural 1443
Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Cultural 1442
 Costa Rica Precolumbian chiefdom settlements with stone spheres of the Diquís Cultural 1453
 Denmark Stevns Klint Natural 1416
 France Decorated Cave of Pont d'Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d'Arc, Ardèche Cultural 1426
 Germany Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey Cultural 1447
 India Great Himalayan National Park Cultural 1406
Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Cultural 922
 Iran Shahr-I Sokhta Cultural 1456
 Iraq Erbil Citadel Cultural 1437
 Israel Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves Cultural 1370
 Italy The Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato Cultural 1390
 Japan Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites Cultural 1449
 Myanmar Pyu Ancient Cities (F) Cultural 1444
 Netherlands Van Nellefabriek Cultural 1441
 Palestine Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir Cultural 1492
 Philippines Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary Natural 1403
 Russia Bolghar Historical and Archaeological Complex Cultural 981
 Saudi Arabia Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah Cultural 1361
 South Korea Namhansanseong Cultural 1439
 Turkey Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire Cultural 1452
Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape Cultural 1457
 United States Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point Cultural 1435
 Vietnam Trang An Landscape Complex Mixed 1438

2013 (37th session)[edit]

19 sites (14 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:  Cambodia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Canada Red Bay Basque Whaling Station Cultural 1412
 China Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces Cultural 1111
Xinjiang Tianshan Natural 1414
 Fiji Levuka Historical Port Town (F) Cultural 1399
 Germany Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe Cultural 1413
 India Hill Forts of Rajasthan Cultural 247
 Iran Golestan Palace Cultural 1422
 Italy Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany Cultural 175
Mount Etna Natural 1427
 Japan Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration Cultural 1418
 Mexico El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve Natural 1410
 Namibia Namib Sand Sea Natural 1430
 Niger Historic Centre of Agadez Cultural 1268
 North Korea Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong Cultural 1278
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine Cultural 1424
 Portugal University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia Cultural 1387
 Qatar Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (F) Cultural 1402
 Tajikistan Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) Natural 1252
 Ukraine Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora Cultural 1411

2012 (36th session)[edit]

26 sites (20 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Russia

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Bahrain Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy Cultural 1364
 Belgium Major Mining Sites of Wallonia Cultural 1344
 Brazil Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea Cultural 1100
 Central African Republic
 Congo (F)
Sangha Trinational Natural 1380
 Canada Landscape of Grand Pré Cultural 1404
 Chad Lakes of Ounianga (F) Natural 1400
 China Chengjiang Fossil Site Natural 1388
Site of Xanadu Cultural 1389
 Côte d'Ivoire Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Cultural 1322
 France Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin Cultural 1360
 Germany Margravial Opera House Bayreuth Cultural 1379
 India Western Ghats Natural 1342
 Indonesia Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy Cultural 1194
 Iran Gonbad-e Qābus Cultural 1398
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan Cultural 1397
 Israel Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me'arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves Cultural 1393
 Malaysia Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley Cultural 1396
 Morocco Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage Cultural 1401
 Palau Rock Islands Southern Lagoon (F) Mixed 1386
 Palestine Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (F) Cultural 1433
 Portugal Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications Cultural 1367
 Russia Lena Pillars Nature Park Natural 1299
 Senegal Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes Cultural 1407
Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija Cultural 1313
 Sweden Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland Cultural 1282
 Turkey Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük Cultural 1405

2011 (35th session)[edit]

25 sites (21 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Ningaloo Coast Natural 1369
Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps Cultural 1363
 Barbados Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison (F) Cultural 1376
 China West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou Cultural 1334
 Colombia Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia Cultural 1121
 Ethiopia Konso Cultural Landscape Cultural 1333
 France The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape Cultural 1153
 Germany Fagus Factory in Alfeld Cultural 1368
 Iran The Persian Garden Cultural 1372
 Italy Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568–774 A.D.) Cultural 1318
 Japan Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land Cultural 1277
Ogasawara Islands Natural 1362
 Jordan Wadi Rum Protected Area Mixed 1377
 Kenya Fort Jesus, Mombasa Cultural 1295
Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley Natural 1060
 Mongolia Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai Cultural 1382
 Nicaragua León Cathedral Cultural 1236
 Senegal Saloum Delta Cultural 1359
 Spain Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana Cultural 1371
 Sudan Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe Cultural 1336
 Syria Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Cultural 1348
 Turkey Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex Cultural 1366
 Ukraine Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Cultural 1330
 United Arab Emirates Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) (F) Cultural 1343
 Vietnam Citadel of the Ho Dynasty Cultural 1358

2010 (34th session)[edit]

21 sites (15 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Brazil

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Australian Convict Sites Cultural 1306
 Brazil São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão Cultural 1272
 China China Danxia Natural 1335
Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in 'The Centre of Heaven and Earth' Cultural 1305
(Réunion) (F)
Episcopal City of Albi Cultural 1337
Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island Natural 1317
 India The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Cultural 1338
 Iran Sheikh Safi al-Din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil Cultural 1345
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex Cultural 1346
 Kiribati Phoenix Islands Protected Area (F) Natural 1325
 Marshall Islands Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site (F) Cultural 1339
 Mexico Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Cultural 1351
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca Cultural 1352
 Netherlands Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht Cultural 1349
 Russia Putorana Plateau Natural 1234
 Saudi Arabia At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah Cultural 1329
 South Korea Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong Cultural 1324
 Sri Lanka Central Highlands of Sri Lanka Natural 1203
 Tajikistan Proto-urban Site of Sarazm (F) Cultural 1141
 United States
( Hawaii) (F)
Papahānaumokuākea Mixed 1326
 Vietnam Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi Cultural 1328

2009 (33rd session)[edit]

13 sites (11 cultural, 2 natural)
Host:  Spain

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Belgium Stoclet House Cultural 1298
 Burkina Faso Ruins of Loropéni (F) Cultural 1225
 Cabo Verde Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande (F) Cultural 1310
 China Mount Wutai Cultural 1279
Wadden Sea Natural 1314
 Iran Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System Cultural 1315
 Italy The Dolomites Natural 1237
 Kyrgyzstan Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain (F) Cultural 1230
 Peru Sacred City of Caral-Supe Cultural 1269
 South Korea Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty Cultural 1319
 Spain Tower of Hercules Cultural 1312
  Switzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning Cultural 1302
 United Kingdom
( Wales)
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Cultural 1303

2008 (32nd session)[edit]

27 sites (19 cultural, 8 natural)
Host:  Canada

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Cambodia Temple of Preah Vihear Cultural 1224
 Canada Joggins Fossil Cliffs Natural 1285
 China Fujian Tulou Cultural 1113
Mount Sanqingshan National Park Natural 1292
 Croatia Stari Grad Plain Cultural 1240
 Cuba Historic Centre of Camagüey Cultural 1270
( New Caledonia) (F)
Fortifications of Vauban Cultural 1283
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems Natural 1115
 Germany Berlin Modernism Housing Estates Cultural 1239
 Iceland Surtsey Natural 1267
 Iran Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran Cultural 1262
 Israel Bahá'í Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee Cultural 1220
 Italy Mantua and Sabbioneta Cultural 1287
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Cultural Landscape Cultural 1276
 Kazakhstan Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan Natural 1102
 Kenya Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests Cultural 1231
 Malaysia Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Cultural 1223
 Mauritius Le Morne Cultural Landscape Cultural 1259
 Mexico Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve Natural 1290
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco Cultural 1274
 Papua New Guinea Kuk Early Agricultural Site (F) Cultural 887
 San Marino San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano (F) Cultural 1245
 Saudi Arabia Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) (F) Cultural 1293
 Slovakia Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area Cultural 1273
  Switzerland Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona Natural 1179
 Vanuatu Chief Roi Mata's Domain (F) Cultural 1280
 Yemen Socotra Archipelago Natural 1263

2007 (31st session)[edit]

22 sites (16 cultural, 4 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:  New Zealand

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe Natural 1133
 Australia Sydney Opera House Cultural 166
 Azerbaijan Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Cultural 1076
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad Cultural 1260
 Canada Rideau Canal Cultural 1221
 China Kaiping Diaolou and Villages Cultural 1112
South China Karst (Phase II) Mixed 1248
 France Bordeaux, Port of the Moon Cultural 1256
 Gabon Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda (F) Mixed 1147
 Greece Old Town of Corfu Cultural 978
 India Red Fort Complex Cultural 231
 Iraq Samarra Archaeological City Cultural 276
 Japan Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape Cultural 1246
 Madagascar Rainforests of the Atsinanana Natural 1257
 Mexico Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Cultural 1250
 Namibia Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes (F) Cultural 1255
 Serbia Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius Cultural 1253
 South Africa Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape Cultural 1265
 South Korea Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes Natural 1264
 Spain Teide National Park Natural 1258
  Switzerland Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Cultural 1243
 Turkmenistan Parthian Fortresses of Nisa Cultural 1242

2006 (30th session)[edit]

18 sites (16 cultural, 2 natural)
Host:  Lithuania

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Chile Sewell Mining Town Cultural 1214
 China Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains Natural 1213
Yin Xu Cultural 1114
 Colombia Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary Natural 1216
 Ethiopia Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town Cultural 1189
Stone Circles of Senegambia Cultural 1226
 Germany Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof Cultural 1155
 Iran Bisotun Cultural 1222
 Italy Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli Cultural 1211
 Malawi Chongoni Rock-Art Area Cultural 476
 Mauritius Aapravasi Ghat (F) Cultural 1227
 Mexico Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila Cultural 1209
 Oman Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman Cultural 1207
 Poland Centennial Hall in Wrocław Cultural 1165
 Spain Vizcaya Bridge Cultural 1217
 Syria Crac des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El-Din Cultural 1229
 Tanzania Kondoa Rock-Art Sites Cultural 1183
 United Kingdom
( England)
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Cultural 1215

2005 (29th session)[edit]

24 sites (17 cultural, 7 natural)
Host:  South Africa

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Albania Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra Cultural 569
 Bahrain Qal'at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (F) Cultural 1192
 Belarus Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh Cultural 1196
 Moldova (F)
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 1187
 Belgium Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex Cultural 1185
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar (F) Cultural 946
 Chile Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Cultural 1178
( Macao) (F)
Historic Centre of Macao Cultural 1110
 Cuba Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos Cultural 1202
 Egypt Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) Natural 1186
 France Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret Cultural 1181
 Iran Soltaniyeh Cultural 1188
 Israel Biblical Tels – Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba Cultural 1108
Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev Cultural 1107
 Italy Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica Cultural 1200
 Japan Shiretoko Peninsula Natural 1193
 Mexico Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California Natural 1182
 Nigeria Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Cultural 1118
 Norway West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord Natural 1195
 Panama Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Natural 1138
 Russia Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl Cultural 1170
 South Africa Vredefort Dome Natural 1162
 Thailand Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex Natural 590
 Turkmenistan Kunya-Urgench Cultural 1199

2004 (28th session)[edit]

34 sites (29 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:  China

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Andorra Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (F) Cultural 1160
 Australia Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens Cultural 1131
 China Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom Cultural 1135
( Greenland) (F)
Ilulissat Icefjord Natural 1149
 Germany Dresden Elbe Valley Cultural 1156
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen Cultural 1087
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski Cultural 1127
 Iceland Þingvellir National Park (F) Cultural 1152
 India Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Cultural 1101
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) Cultural 945
 Indonesia Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra Natural 1167
 Iran Bam and its Cultural Landscape Cultural 1208
Pasargadae Cultural 1106
 Italy Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia Cultural 1158
Val d'Orcia Cultural 1026
 Japan Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Cultural 1142
 Jordan Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) Cultural 1093
 Kazakhstan Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly Cultural 1145
 Lithuania Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė) Cultural 1137
 Mali Tomb of Askia Cultural 1139
 Mexico Luis Barragán House and Studio Cultural 1136
 Mongolia Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape Cultural 1081
 Morocco Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) Cultural 1058
 North Korea Complex of Koguryo Tombs (F) Cultural 1091
 Norway Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago Cultural 1143
 Portugal Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture Cultural 1117
 Russia Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent Cultural 1097
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve Natural 1023
 Saint Lucia Pitons Management Area (F) Natural 1161
( Serbia and Montenegro)
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo Cultural 724
 South Africa Cape Floral Region Protected Areas Natural 1007
 Sweden Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg Cultural 1134
 Togo Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba (F) Cultural 1140
 United Kingdom
( England)
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City Cultural 1150

2003 (27th session)[edit]

24 sites (19 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Afghanistan Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Cultural 208
 Argentina Quebrada de Humahuaca Cultural 1116
 Australia Purnululu National Park Natural 1094
 Chile Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso Cultural 959
 China Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Natural 1083
 Czech Republic Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč Cultural 1078
 Gambia Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites (F) Cultural 761
 India Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka Cultural 925
 Iran Takht-e Soleyman Cultural 1077
 Iraq Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) Cultural 1130
 Israel White City of Tel-Aviv – the Modern Movement Cultural 1096
 Italy Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy Cultural 1068
Monte San Giorgio Natural 1090
 Kazakhstan Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (F) Cultural 1103
 Mexico Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro Cultural 1079
 Mongolia (F)
Uvs Nuur Basin Natural 769
 Poland Wooden Churches of Southern Małopolska Cultural 1053
 Russia Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent Cultural 1070
 South Africa Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape Cultural 1099
 Spain Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza Cultural 522
 Sudan Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region (F) Cultural 1073
 United Kingdom
( England)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Cultural 1084
 Vietnam Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Natural 951
 Zimbabwe Matobo Hills Cultural 306

2002 (26th session)[edit]

9 sites (8 cultural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Hungary

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Afghanistan Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (F) Cultural 211
 Egypt Saint Catherine Area Cultural 954
 Germany Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar Cultural 1067
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Cultural 1066
 Hungary Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape Cultural 1063
 India Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya Cultural 1056
 Italy Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) Cultural 1024
 Mexico Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche Mixed 1061
 Suriname Historic Inner City of Paramaribo Cultural 940

2001 (25th session)[edit]

31 sites (25 cultural, 6 natural)
Host:  Finland

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Austria Historic Centre of Vienna Cultural 1033
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape Cultural 772
 Botswana Tsodilo (F) Cultural 1021
 Brazil Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves Natural 1000
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks Natural 1035
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás Cultural 993
 China Yungang Grottoes Cultural 1039
 Cuba Alejandro de Humboldt National Park Natural 839
 Czech Republic Tugendhat Villa in Brno Cultural 1052
 France Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs Cultural 873
 Germany Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen Cultural 975
 Israel Masada (F) Cultural 1040
Old City of Acre Cultural 1042
 Italy Villa d'Este, Tivoli Cultural 1025
 Kenya Lamu Old Town Cultural 1055
 Laos Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape Cultural 481
 Madagascar Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Cultural 950
 Morocco Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) Cultural 753
 Poland Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica Cultural 1054
 Portugal Alto Douro Wine Region Cultural 1046
Historic Centre of Guimarães Cultural 1031
 Russia Central Sikhote-Alin Natural 766
 Spain Aranjuez Cultural Landscape Cultural 1044
 Sweden Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun Cultural 1027
  Switzerland Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Natural 1037
 Uganda Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi Cultural 1022
 United Kingdom
( England)
Derwent Valley Mills Cultural 1030
Dorset and East Devon Coast Natural 1029
Saltaire Cultural 1028
 United Kingdom
( Scotland)
New Lanark Cultural 429
 Uzbekistan Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures Cultural 603

2000 (24th session)[edit]

61 sites (50 cultural, 10 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Australia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Argentina Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks Natural 966
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba Cultural 995
 Armenia Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots Cultural 1011
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley Cultural 960
 Australia Greater Blue Mountains Area Natural 917
 Austria Wachau Cultural Landscape Cultural 970
 Azerbaijan Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (F) Cultural 958
 Belarus Mir Castle Complex Cultural 625
 Belgium Historic Centre of Bruges Cultural 996
Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels) Cultural 1005
Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes Cultural 1006
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai Cultural 1009
 Bolivia Noel Kempff Mercado National Park Natural 967
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture Cultural 567
 Brazil Central Amazon Conservation Complex Natural 998
Pantanal Conservation Area Natural 999
 Chile Churches of Chiloé Cultural 971
 China Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun Cultural 1002
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties Cultural 1004
Longmen Grottoes Cultural 1003
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System Cultural 1001
 Croatia Šibenik Cathedral of St James Cultural 963
 Cuba Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba Cultural 1008
 Czech Republic Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc Cultural 859
 Denmark Kronborg Castle Cultural 696
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Natural 898
 France The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes Cultural 933
 Germany Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz Cultural 534
Monastic Island of Reichenau Cultural 974
 Hungary Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae) Cultural 853
 Italy Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites Cultural 990
City of Verona Cultural 797
Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) Natural 908
 Japan Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Cultural 972
 Lesotho (F)
 South Africa
Maloti-Drakensberg Park Mixed 985
Curonian Spit Cultural 994
 Malaysia Gunung Mulu National Park Natural 1013
Kinabalu Park (F) Natural 1012
 Netherlands Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) Cultural 965
 Nicaragua Ruins of León Viejo (F) Cultural 613
 Oman Land of Frankincense Cultural 1010
 Peru Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa Cultural 1016
 Russia Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery Cultural 982
Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin Cultural 980
 Senegal Island of Saint-Louis Cultural 956
 Slovakia Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve Cultural 973
 South Korea Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites Cultural 977
Gyeongju Historic Areas Cultural 976
 Spain Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco Cultural 875
Archaeological Site of Atapuerca Cultural 989
Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí Cultural 988
Palmeral of Elche Cultural 930
Roman Walls of Lugo Cultural 987
 Suriname Central Suriname Nature Reserve (F) Natural 1017
 Sweden Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland Cultural 968
  Switzerland Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona Cultural 884
 Tanzania Stone Town of Zanzibar Cultural 173
 United Kingdom
( Bermuda) (F)
Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda Cultural 983
 United Kingdom
( Wales)
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Cultural 984
 Uzbekistan Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz Cultural 885
 Venezuela Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, including the Aula Magna Cultural 986

1999 (23rd session)[edit]

48 sites (35 cultural, 11 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:  Morocco

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Argentina Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas Cultural 936
Península Valdés Natural 937
 Austria City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg Cultural 931
Belfries of Belgium and France Cultural 943
 Brazil Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves Natural 893
Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves Natural 892
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina Cultural 890
 Canada Miguasha National Park Natural 686
 China Dazu Rock Carvings Cultural 912
Mount Wuyi Mixed 911
 Costa Rica Area de Conservación Guanacaste Natural 928
 Cuba Desembarco del Granma National Park Natural 889
Viñales Valley Cultural 840
 Czech Republic Litomyšl Castle Cultural 901
 Ecuador Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca Cultural 863
 Finland Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki Cultural 579
 France Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion Cultural 932
 Germany Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin Cultural 896
Wartburg Castle Cultural 897
 Greece Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns Cultural 941
The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos Cultural 942
 Hungary Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta Cultural 474
 India Mountain Railways of India Cultural 944
 Indonesia Lorentz National Park Natural 955
 Italy Villa Adriana (Tivoli) Cultural 907
 Japan Shrines and Temples of Nikko Cultural 913
 Mexico Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco Cultural 939
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche Cultural 895
 Netherlands Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) Cultural 899
 Nigeria Sukur Cultural Landscape (F) Cultural 938
 Philippines Historic Town of Vigan Cultural 502
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park Natural 652
 Poland Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park Cultural 905
 Portugal Laurisilva of Madeira Natural 934
 Romania Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains Cultural 906
Historic Centre of Sighişoara Cultural 902
Wooden Churches of Maramureş Cultural 904
 Russia Western Caucasus Natural 900
 Saint Kitts and Nevis Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (F) Cultural 910
 South Africa Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa Cultural 915
iSimangaliso Wetland Park Natural 914
Robben Island (F) Cultural 916
 Spain Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture Mixed 417
San Cristóbal de La Laguna Cultural 929
 Turkmenistan State Historical and Cultural Park 'Ancient Merv' (F) Cultural 886
 United Kingdom
( Scotland)
Heart of Neolithic Orkney Cultural 514
 Vietnam Hoi An Ancient Town Cultural 948
My Son Sanctuary Cultural 949

1998 (22nd session)[edit]

30 sites (27 cultural, 3 natural)
Host:  Japan

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Austria Semmering Railway Cultural 785
 Belgium Flemish Béguinages Cultural 855
La Grand-Place, Brussels (F) Cultural 857
The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Rœulx (Hainaut) Cultural 856
 Bolivia Fuerte de Samaipata Cultural 883
 China Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing Cultural 880
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing Cultural 881
 Cyprus Choirokoitia Cultural 848
 Czech Republic Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž Cultural 860
Holašovice Historical Village Reservation Cultural 861
 France Historic Site of Lyons Cultural 872
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Cultural 868
 Germany Classical Weimar Cultural 846
 Italy Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia Cultural 825
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula Cultural 842
Historic Centre of Urbino Cultural 828
 Japan Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara Cultural 870
 Lebanon Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) Cultural 850
 Mexico Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes Cultural 560
Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan Cultural 862
 Netherlands Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) Cultural 867
 New Zealand New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands Natural 877
Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde Cultural 866
 Russia Golden Mountains of Altai Natural 768
 Solomon Islands East Rennell (F) Natural 854
 Spain Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula Cultural 874
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares Cultural 876
 Sweden Naval Port of Karlskrona Cultural 871
 Turkey Archaeological Site of Troy Cultural 849
 Ukraine L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre Cultural 865

1997 (21st session)[edit]

46 sites (38 cultural, 7 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Italy

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Heard and McDonald Islands Natural 577
Macquarie Island Natural 629
 Austria Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape Cultural 806
 Bangladesh The Sundarbans Natural 798
 Brazil Historic Centre of São Luís Cultural 821
 China Ancient City of Ping Yao Cultural 812
Classical Gardens of Suzhou Cultural 813
Old Town of Lijiang Cultural 811
 Costa Rica Cocos Island National Park Natural 820
 Croatia Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč Cultural 809
Historic City of Trogir Cultural 810
 Cuba San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba Cultural 841
 Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park (F) Natural 814
 Estonia Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn (F) Cultural 822
 France Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne Cultural 345
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Mixed 773
 Italy 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex Cultural 549
Archaeological Area of Agrigento Cultural 831
Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata Cultural 829
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua Cultural 824
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena Cultural 827
Costiera Amalfitana Cultural 830
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) Cultural 826
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Cultural 823
Su Nuraxi di Barumini Cultural 833
Villa Romana del Casale Cultural 832
 Kenya Lake Turkana National Parks Natural 801
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (F) Natural 800
 Latvia Historic Centre of Riga (F) Cultural 852
 Mexico Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara Cultural 815
 Morocco Archaeological Site of Volubilis Cultural 836
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) Cultural 837
   Nepal Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha Cultural 666
( Curaçao) (F)
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao Cultural 819
Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout Cultural 818
 Pakistan Rohtas Fort Cultural 586
 Panama Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá Cultural 790
 Poland Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork Cultural 847
Medieval Town of Toruń Cultural 835
 South Korea Changdeokgung Palace Complex Cultural 816
Hwaseong Fortress Cultural 817
 Spain Las Médulas Cultural 803
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona Cultural 804
San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries Cultural 805
 Tunisia Dougga / Thugga Cultural 794
 United Kingdom
( England)
Maritime Greenwich Cultural 795

1996 (20th session)[edit]

37 sites (30 cultural, 5 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:  Mexico

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Armenia Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin (F) Cultural 777
 Austria Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg Cultural 784
Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn (F) Cultural 786
 Belize Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (F) Natural 764
 Burkina Faso
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Natural 749
 China Lushan National Park Cultural 778
Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area Mixed 779
 Czech Republic Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape Cultural 763
( Zaire)
 DR Congo
Okapi Wildlife Reserve Natural 718
 Finland Verla Groundwood and Board Mill Cultural 751
 France Canal du Midi Cultural 770
 Georgia Upper Svaneti Cultural 709
 Germany Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau Cultural 729
Cologne Cathedral Cultural 292
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg Cultural 783
 Greece Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina) Cultural 780
 Hungary Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment Cultural 758
 Indonesia Sangiran Early Man Site Cultural 593
 Ireland Sceilg Mhichíl Cultural 757
 Italy Castel del Monte Cultural 398
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna Cultural 788
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza Cultural 789
The Trulli of Alberobello Cultural 787
 Japan Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) Cultural 775
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine Cultural 776
 Mauritania Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata Cultural 750
 Mexico Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro Cultural 792
Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal Cultural 791
 Morocco Historic City of Meknes Cultural 793
 Netherlands Defence Line of Amsterdam Cultural 759
 Portugal Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar Cultural 755
 Russia Lake Baikal Natural 754
Volcanoes of Kamchatka Natural 765
 Spain Historic Walled Town of Cuenca Cultural 781
La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia Cultural 782
 Sweden Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå Cultural 762
Laponian Area Mixed 774

1995 (19th session)[edit]

29 sites (23 cultural, 6 natural)
Host:  Germany

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Canada Old Town Lunenburg Cultural 741
 United States
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Natural 354
 Chile Rapa Nui National Park (F) Cultural 715
 Colombia Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox Cultural 742
National Archeological Park of Tierradentro Cultural 743
San Agustín Archaeological Park Cultural 744
 Czech Republic Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec Cultural 732
 Denmark Roskilde Cathedral Cultural 695
 France Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge Cultural 228
 Germany Messel Pit Fossil Site Natural 720
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst Natural 725
 Italy Crespi d'Adda Cultural 730
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta Cultural 733
Historic Centre of Naples Cultural 726
Historic Centre of Siena Cultural 717
 Japan Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Cultural 734
 Laos Town of Luang Prabang (F) Cultural 479
 Netherlands Schokland and Surroundings (F) Cultural 739
 Philippines Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Cultural 722
 Portugal Cultural Landscape of Sintra Cultural 723
 South Korea Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks Cultural 737
Jongmyo Shrine Cultural 738
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (F) Cultural 736
 Russia Virgin Komi Forests Natural 719
 Sweden Hanseatic Town of Visby Cultural 731
 United Kingdom
( Tristan da Cunha) (F)
Gough and Inaccessible Islands Natural 740
 United Kingdom
( Scotland)
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh Natural 728
 United States Carlsbad Caverns National Park Natural 721
 Uruguay Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (F) Cultural 747

1994 (18th session)[edit]

29 sites (21 cultural, 8 natural)
Host:  Thailand

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte) Natural 698
 China Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains Cultural 705
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa Cultural 707
Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde Cultural 703
Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu Cultural 704
 Colombia Los Katíos National Park Natural 711
 Czech Republic Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora Cultural 690
 Denmark Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (F) Cultural 697
 Finland Petäjävesi Old Church Cultural 584
 Georgia Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (F) Cultural 710
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Cultural 708
 Germany Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg Cultural 535
Völklingen Ironworks Cultural 687
 Italy City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto Cultural 712
 Japan Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Cultural 688
 Lithuania Vilnius Historic Centre (F) Cultural 541
 Luxembourg City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications (F) Cultural 699
 Mexico Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl Cultural 702
 Oman Arabian Oryx Sanctuary Natural 654
 Peru Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana Cultural 700
 Russia Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye Cultural 634
 Spain Doñana National Park Natural 685
 Sweden Rock Carvings in Tanum Cultural 557
Skogskyrkogården Cultural 558
 Turkey City of Safranbolu Cultural 614
 Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (F) Natural 682
Rwenzori Mountains National Park Natural 684
 Venezuela Canaima National Park Natural 701
 Vietnam Hạ Long Bay Natural 672

1993 (17th session)[edit]

33 sites (29 cultural, 4 natural)
Host:  Colombia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 El Salvador Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site (F) Cultural 675
 Germany Maulbronn Monastery Complex Cultural 546
Town of Bamberg Cultural 624
 India Humayun's Tomb, Delhi Cultural 232
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi Cultural 233
 Ireland Brú na Bóinne – Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (F) Cultural 659
 Italy The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera Cultural 670
 Japan Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area Cultural 660
Himeji-jo (F) Cultural 661
Shirakami-Sanchi Natural 663
Yakushima Natural 662
 Mexico Historic Centre of Zacatecas Cultural 676
Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco Cultural 714
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Natural 554
 Paraguay Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue (F) Cultural 648
 Philippines Baroque Churches of the Philippines (F) Cultural 677
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Natural 653
 Romania Churches of Moldavia Cultural 598
Monastery of Horezu Cultural 597
Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania Cultural 596
 Russia Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad Cultural 657
 Slovakia Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity Cultural 618
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments Cultural 620
Vlkolínec (F) Cultural 622
 Spain Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida Cultural 664
Route of Santiago de Compostela Cultural 669
Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe Cultural 665
 Sweden Birka and Hovgården Cultural 555
Engelsberg Ironworks Cultural 556
 Uzbekistan Historic Centre of Bukhara Cultural 602
 Venezuela Coro and its Port (F) Cultural 658
 Vietnam Complex of Hué Monuments (F) Cultural 678
 Yemen Historic Town of Zabid Cultural 611

1992 (16th session)[edit]

20 sites (16 cultural, 4 natural)
Host:  United States

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Albania Butrint (F) Cultural 570
 Algeria Kasbah of Algiers Cultural 565
 Australia Fraser Island Natural 630
 Cambodia Angkor (F) Cultural 668
 China Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Natural 638
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area Natural 637
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area Natural 640
( Czechoslovakia)
 Czech Republic
Historic Centre of Český Krumlov Cultural 617
Historic Centre of Prague Cultural 616
Historic Centre of Telč (F) Cultural 621
 France Bourges Cathedral Cultural 635
 Germany Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System Cultural 623
 Greece Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos Cultural 595
 Mexico El Tajín, Pre-Hispanic City Cultural 631
 Poland Old City of Zamość Cultural 564
 Russia Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands Cultural 632
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings Cultural 604
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal Cultural 633
 Thailand Ban Chiang Archaeological Site Cultural 575
 United States Taos Pueblo Cultural 492

1991 (15th session)[edit]

22 sites (16 cultural, 6 natural)
Host:  Tunisia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Shark Bay, Western Australia Natural 578
 Bolivia Historic City of Sucre Cultural 566
 Brazil Serra da Capivara National Park Cultural 606
 Finland Fortress of Suomenlinna Cultural 583
Old Rauma (F) Cultural 582
 France Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims Cultural 601
Paris, Banks of the Seine Cultural 600
 Germany Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch Cultural 515
 Indonesia Borobudur Temple Compounds Cultural 592
Komodo National Park Natural 609
Prambanan Temple Compounds Cultural 642
Ujung Kulon National Park (F) Natural 608
 Mexico Historic Centre of Morelia Cultural 585
 Mozambique Island of Mozambique (F) Cultural 599
 Niger Aïr and Ténéré National Nature Reserve (F) Natural 573
 Romania Danube Delta (F) Natural 588
 Spain Poblet Monastery Cultural 518
 Sri Lanka Golden Temple of Dambulla Cultural 561
 Sweden Royal Domain of Drottningholm (F) Cultural 559
 Thailand Historic City of Ayutthaya Cultural 576
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns (F) Cultural 574
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries Natural 591

1990 (14th session)[edit]

16 sites (11 cultural, 2 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:  Canada

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Bolivia Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos Cultural 529
 China Mount Huangshan Mixed 547
 Dominican Republic Colonial City of Santo Domingo (F) Cultural 526
 Germany Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin Cultural 532
 Greece Delos Cultural 530
Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios Cultural 537
 Italy Historic Centre of San Gimignano Cultural 550
 Madagascar Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve (F) Natural 494
 New Zealand Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand Natural 551
Tongariro National Park (F) Mixed 421
 Peru Río Abiseo National Park Mixed 548
( Soviet Union)
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (F) Cultural 540
Kizhi Pogost Cultural 544
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow Cultural 545
( Soviet Union)
 Ukraine (F)
Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Cultural 527
( Soviet Union)
 Uzbekistan (F)
Itchan Kala Cultural 543

1989 (13th session)[edit]

7 sites (4 cultural, 2 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Greece Archaeological Site of Mystras Cultural 511
Archaeological Site of Olympia Cultural 517
 India Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Cultural 524
 Mali Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) Mixed 516
 Mauritania Banc d'Arguin National Park (F) Natural 506
 Portugal Monastery of Alcobaça Cultural 505
 Zambia (F)
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Natural 509

1988 (12th session)[edit]

27 sites (19 cultural, 5 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:  Brazil

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Australia Wet Tropics of Queensland Natural 486
 Central African Republic Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (F) Natural 475
 Cuba Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios Cultural 460
 France Strasbourg, Grande Île and Neustadt Cultural 495
 Greece Medieval City of Rhodes Cultural 493
Meteora Mixed 455
Mount Athos Mixed 454
Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika Cultural 456
Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus Cultural 491
 India Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks Natural 335
 Mali Old Towns of Djenné (F) Cultural 116
Timbuktu Cultural 119
 Mexico Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines Cultural 482
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza Cultural 483
 Oman Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Cultural 434
 Peru Historic Centre of Lima Cultural 500
 Spain Old City of Salamanca Cultural 381
 Sri Lanka Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications Cultural 451
Sacred City of Kandy Cultural 450
Sinharaja Forest Reserve Natural 405
 Tunisia Kairouan Cultural 499
Medina of Sousse Cultural 498
 Turkey HierapolisPamukkale Mixed 485
XanthosLetoon Cultural 484
 United Kingdom
( England)
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church Cultural 496
Tower of London Cultural 488
 United Kingdom
( Pitcairn Islands)
Henderson Island (F) Natural 487

1987 (11th session)[edit]

41 sites (32 cultural, 7 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Australia Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park Mixed 447
 Bolivia City of Potosí (F) Cultural 420
 Brazil Brasilia Cultural 445
 Cameroon Dja Faunal Reserve (F) Natural 407
 Canada Gros Morne National Park Natural 419
 China Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang Cultural 439
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Cultural 441
Mogao Caves Cultural 440
Mount Taishan (F) Mixed 437
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian Cultural 449
The Great Wall Cultural 438
( West Germany)
Hanseatic City of Lübeck Cultural 272
( West Germany)
 United Kingdom
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Cultural 430
 Greece Acropolis, Athens Cultural 404
Archaeological Site of Delphi Cultural 393
 Hungary Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue (F) Cultural 400
Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings Cultural 401
 India Elephanta Caves Cultural 244
Great Living Chola Temples Cultural 250
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Cultural 239
Sundarbans National Park Natural 452
 Italy Piazza del Duomo, Pisa Cultural 395
Venice and its Lagoon Cultural 394
 Mexico Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco (F) Cultural 412
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán Cultural 415
Historic Centre of Puebla Cultural 416
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque Cultural 411
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan Cultural 414
Sian Ka'an Natural 410
 Morocco Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Cultural 444
 Oman Bahla Fort (F) Cultural 433
 Peru Manú National Park Natural 402
 Spain Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville Cultural 383
 Tanzania Kilimanjaro National Park Natural 403
 Turkey Nemrut Dağ Cultural 448
 United Kingdom
( England)
Blenheim Palace Cultural 425
City of Bath Cultural 428
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including St Margaret's Church Cultural 426
 United States Chaco Culture Cultural 353
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Natural 409
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville Cultural 442

1986 (10th session)[edit]

29 sites (23 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Australia Gondwana Rainforests of Australia Natural 368
 Brazil Iguaçu National Park Natural 355
( West Germany)
Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier Cultural 367
 Greece Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (F) Cultural 392
 India Churches and Convents of Goa Cultural 234
Fatehpur Sikri Cultural 255
Group of Monuments at Hampi Cultural 241
Khajuraho Group of Monuments Cultural 240
 Libya Old Town of Ghadamès Cultural 362
 Peru Chan Chan Archaeological Zone Cultural 366
 Portugal Historic Centre of Évora Cultural 361
( Yugoslavia)
Studenica Monastery Cultural 389
( Yugoslavia)
 Slovenia (F)
Škocjan Caves Natural 390
 Spain Garajonay National Park Natural 380
Historic City of Toledo Cultural 379
Old Town of Cáceres Cultural 384
Mudejar Architecture of Aragon Cultural 378
 Syria Ancient City of Aleppo Cultural 21
 Turkey Hattusha: the Hittite Capital Cultural 377
 United Kingdom
( England)
Durham Castle and Cathedral (F) Cultural 370
Ironbridge Gorge Cultural 371
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites Cultural 373
Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey Cultural 372
 United Kingdom (F)
(Northern Ireland) (F)
Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast Natural 369
 United Kingdom
( Scotland)
St Kilda (F) Mixed 387
 United Kingdom
( Wales)
Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (F) Cultural 374
 Yemen Old City of Sana'a Cultural 385
 Zimbabwe Great Zimbabwe National Monument Cultural 364
Khami Ruins National Monument Cultural 365

1985 (9th session)[edit]

30 sites (25 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Bangladesh Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat Cultural 321
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (F) Cultural 322
 Benin Royal Palaces of Abomey (F) Cultural 323
 Brazil Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia Cultural 309
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas Cultural 334
 Bulgaria Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari Cultural 359
 Canada Historic District of Old Québec Cultural 300
 Cyprus Painted Churches in the Troodos Region Cultural 351
 France Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) Cultural 344
( West Germany)
St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim Cultural 187
 India Kaziranga National Park Natural 337
Keoladeo National Park Natural 340
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Natural 338
 Iraq Hatra (F) Cultural 277
 Jordan Petra (F) Cultural 326
Quseir Amra Cultural 327
 Libya Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Cultural 287
 Morocco Medina of Marrakesh Cultural 331
 Norway Rock Art of Alta Cultural 352
 Peru Chavín (Archaeological Site) Cultural 330
Huascarán National Park Natural 333
 Spain Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain Cultural 310
Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias Cultural 312
Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches Cultural 348
Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct Cultural 311
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) Cultural 347
 Tunisia Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis Cultural 332
 Turkey Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia Mixed 357
Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği Cultural 358
Historic Areas of Istanbul (F) Cultural 356

1984 (8th session)[edit]

23 sites (16 cultural, 7 natural)
Host:  Argentina

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Argentina Iguazu National Park Natural 303
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Brazil) Cultural 275
 Canada Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Natural 304
 Colombia Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena (F) Cultural 285
( Zaire)
 DR Congo
Salonga National Park Natural 280
( West Germany)
Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl Cultural 288
  Holy See Vatican City Cultural 286
 India Sun Temple, Konârak Cultural 246
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Cultural 249
 Lebanon Anjar Cultural 293
Baalbek Cultural 294
Byblos Cultural 295
Tyre (F) Cultural 299
 Malawi Lake Malawi National Park (F) Natural 289
   Nepal Chitwan National Park Natural 284
 Spain Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada Cultural 314
Burgos Cathedral (F) Cultural 316
Historic Centre of Cordoba Cultural 313
Monastery and Site of El Escorial, Madrid Cultural 318
Works of Antoni Gaudí Cultural 320
 United States Statue of Liberty Cultural 307
Yosemite National Park Natural 308
 Zimbabwe Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas (F) Natural 302

1983 (7th session)[edit]

29 sites (19 cultural, 9 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:  Italy

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Brazil Ruins of São Miguel das Missões Cultural 275
 Bulgaria Ancient City of Nessebar Cultural 217
Pirin National Park Natural 225
Rila Monastery Cultural 216
Srebarna Nature Reserve Natural 219
 Canada Wood Buffalo National Park Natural 256
 Costa Rica (F)
Talamanca RangeLa Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park Natural 205
 Côte d'Ivoire Comoé National Park Natural 227
 Ecuador Sangay National Park Natural 260
 France Abbey Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe Cultural 230
Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve Natural 258
Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrière and Place d'Alliance in Nancy Cultural 229
( West Germany)
Pilgrimage Church of Wies Cultural 271
 India Agra Fort Cultural 251
Ajanta Caves (F) Cultural 242
Ellora Caves Cultural 243
Taj Mahal Cultural 252
 Peru City of Cuzco Cultural 273
Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (F) Mixed 274
 Portugal Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores Cultural 206
Convent of Christ in Tomar Cultural 265
Monastery of Batalha Cultural 264
Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon (F) Cultural 263
 Seychelles Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve Natural 261
  Switzerland Abbey of St Gall (F) Cultural 268
Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair Cultural 269
Old City of Berne Cultural 267
 United States
( Puerto Rico) (F)
Great Smoky Mountains National Park Natural 259
La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site in Puerto Rico Cultural 266

1982 (6th session)[edit]

24 sites (17 cultural, 5 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Algeria Djémila Cultural 191
M'Zab Valley Cultural 188
Tassili n'Ajjer Mixed 179
Timgad Cultural 194
Tipasa Cultural 193
 Australia Lord Howe Island Group Natural 186
Tasmanian Wilderness Mixed 181
 Brazil Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda Cultural 189
 Côte d'Ivoire Taï National Park Natural 195
 Cuba Old Havana and its Fortification System (F) Cultural 204
 France From the Great Saltworks of Salins-les-Bains to the Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans, the Production of Open-pan Salt Cultural 203
 Haiti National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (F) Cultural 180
 Honduras Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve Natural 196
 Italy Historic Centre of Florence Cultural 174
 Libya Archaeological Site of Cyrene Cultural 190
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna (F) Cultural 183
Archaeological Site of Sabratha Cultural 184
 Seychelles Aldabra Atoll (F) Natural 185
 Sri Lanka Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (F) Cultural 201
Ancient City of Sigiriya Cultural 202
Sacred City of Anuradhapura Cultural 200
 Tanzania Selous Game Reserve Natural 199
 United States Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site Cultural 198
 Yemen Old Walled City of Shibam (F) Cultural 192

1981 (5th session)[edit]

26 sites (15 cultural, 9 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:  Australia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Argentina Los Glaciares National Park (F) Natural 145
 Australia Great Barrier Reef (F) Natural 154
Kakadu National Park Mixed 147
Willandra Lakes Region Mixed 167
 Canada Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Cultural 158
SG̱ang Gwaay Cultural 157
 Côte d'Ivoire
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (F) Natural 155
 France Amiens Cathedral Cultural 162
Arles, Roman and Romanesque Monuments Cultural 164
Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay Cultural 165
Palace and Park of Fontainebleau Cultural 160
Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the 'Triumphal Arch' of Orange Cultural 163
( West Germany)
Speyer Cathedral Cultural 168
Würzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square Cultural 169
 Guatemala Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua Cultural 149
 Jerusalem Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (F) Cultural 148
 Morocco Medina of Fez (F) Cultural 170
 Pakistan Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Cultural 171
Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta Cultural 143
 Panama Darien National Park Natural 159
 Senegal Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary Natural 25
Niokolo-Koba National Park Natural 153
 Tanzania Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara Cultural 144
Serengeti National Park Natural 156
 United States Mammoth Cave National Park Natural 150
Olympic National Park Natural 151

1980 (4th session)[edit]

27 sites (22 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:  France

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
 Algeria Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (F) Cultural 102
 Brazil Historic Town of Ouro Preto (F) Cultural 124
 Cyprus Paphos (F) Cultural 79
( Zaire)
 DR Congo
Garamba National Park Natural 136
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Natural 137
 Ethiopia Aksum Cultural 15
Lower Valley of the Awash Cultural 10
Lower Valley of the Omo Cultural 17
Tiya Cultural 12
 Ghana Ashanti Traditional Buildings Cultural 35
  Holy See (F)
Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura Cultural 91
 Honduras Maya Site of Copán (F) Cultural 129
 Italy Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with 'The Last Supper' by Leonardo da Vinci Cultural 93
 Malta City of Valletta (F) Cultural 131
Hal Saflieni Hypogeum Cultural 130
Megalithic Temples of Malta Cultural 132
( Yugoslavia)
Durmitor National Park Natural 100
 Norway Røros Mining Town and the Circumference Cultural 55
 Pakistan Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro (F) Cultural 138
Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol Cultural 140
Taxila Cultural 139
 Panama Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: PortobeloSan Lorenzo (F) Cultural 135
 Poland Historic Centre of Warsaw Cultural 30
 Syria Ancient City of Bosra Cultural 22
Site of Palmyra Cultural 23
 Tunisia Ichkeul National Park Natural 8
 United States Redwood National and State Parks Natural 134

1979 (3rd session)[edit]

45 sites (34 cultural, 8 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:  Egypt

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Bulgaria Boyana Church (F) Cultural 42
Madara Rider Cultural 43
Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo Cultural 45
Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak Cultural 44
 Canada Dinosaur Provincial Park Natural 71
 United States
Kluane / Wrangell–St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek Natural 72
( Yugoslavia)
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian Cultural 97
Old City of Dubrovnik (F) Cultural 95
Plitvice Lakes National Park Natural 98
( Zaire)
 DR Congo
Virunga National Park (F) Natural 63
 Egypt Abu Mena Cultural 90
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (F) Cultural 87
Historic Cairo Cultural 89
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Cultural 86
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Cultural 88
 Ethiopia Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Cultural 19
 France Chartres Cathedral Cultural 81
Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay Cultural 80
Palace and Park of Versailles (F) Cultural 83
Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley Cultural 85
Vézelay, Church and Hill Cultural 84
 Ghana Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (F) Cultural 34
 Guatemala Tikal National Park (F) Mixed 64
Antigua Guatemala Cultural 65
 Iran Meidan Eimam, Esfahan Cultural 115
Persepolis Cultural 114
Tchogha Zanbil (F) Cultural 113
 Italy Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (F) Cultural 94
( Yugoslavia)
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (F) Cultural 125
   Nepal Kathmandu Valley (F) Cultural 121
Sagarmatha National Park Natural 120
( Yugoslavia)
 North Macedonia
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region (F) Mixed 99
 Norway Bryggen Cultural 59
Urnes Stave Church (F) Cultural 58
 Poland Auschwitz Birkenau German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940–1945) Cultural 31
Białowieża Forest Natural 33
( Yugoslavia)
Stari Ras and Sopoćani (F) Cultural 96
 Syria Ancient City of Damascus (F) Cultural 20
 Tanzania Ngorongoro Conservation Area (F) Mixed 39
 Tunisia Amphitheatre of El Jem Cultural 38
Archaeological Site of Carthage Cultural 37
Medina of Tunis (F) Cultural 36
 United States Everglades National Park Natural 76
Grand Canyon National Park Natural 75
Independence Hall Cultural 78

1978 (2nd session)[edit]

12 sites (8 cultural, 4 natural)
Host:  United States

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
 Canada L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site (F) Cultural 4
Nahanni National Park Reserve Natural 24
 Ecuador City of Quito Cultural 2
Galápagos Islands (F) Natural 1
 Ethiopia Simien National Park (F) Natural 9
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela Cultural 18
( West Germany)
Aachen Cathedral (F) Cultural 3
 Poland Historic Centre of Kraków (F) Cultural 29
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mine Cultural 32
 Senegal Island of Gorée (F) Cultural 26
 United States Mesa Verde National Park Cultural 27
Yellowstone National Park (F) Natural 28

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "UNESCO World Heritage Centre - World Heritage List". Retrieved 2021-07-21.
  2. ^ a b Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Number of World Heritage properties inscribed each Year". Retrieved 2021-07-31.
  3. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Galápagos Islands".
  4. ^ UNESCO (2021-07-16). "Extended 44th World Heritage Committee session opens in Fuzhou, China". UNESCO. Retrieved 2021-07-22.

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