List of World Heritage Sites in Cyprus

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World Heritage Sites in Cyprus

This is a list of World Heritage Sites in Cyprus with properties of cultural and natural heritage in Cyprus as inscribed in UNESCO's World Heritage List or as on the country's tentative list.

World Heritage Sites[edit]

The table is sortable by column by clicking on the Sort both.gif at the top of the appropriate column; alphanumerically for the Site, Area, and Year columns; by state party for the Location column; and by criteria type for the Criteria column. Transborder sites sort at the bottom.

Site; named after the World Heritage Committee's official designation[1]
Location; at city, regional, or provincial level and geocoordinates
Criteria; as defined by the World Heritage Committee[2]
Area; in hectares and acres. If available, the size of the buffer zone has been noted as well. A value of zero implies that no data has been published by UNESCO
Year; during which the site was inscribed to the World Heritage List
Description; brief information about the site, including reasons for qualifying as an endangered site, if applicable
Site Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year Description Refs
Choirokoitia Small white circular huts with flat roof. Larnaca District34°47′54″N 33°20′36″E / 34.79833°N 33.34333°E / 34.79833; 33.34333 (Choirokoitia) Cultural:
1998 [3]
Painted Churches in the Troödos Region Fresco in Pedoulas of Constantine and his mother Troodos Mountains, Limassol and Nicosia Districts
34°55′13″N 33°5′45″E / 34.92028°N 33.09583°E / 34.92028; 33.09583 (Painted Churches in the Troodos Region)
1985[nb 1] [4]
Paphos A colorful mosaic showing various people. Paphos District
34°45′30″N 32°24′20″E / 34.75833°N 32.40556°E / 34.75833; 32.40556 (Paphos)
1980 [6]

Tentative list[edit]

  • Church of Panayia Chrysokourdaliotissa (2002)[7]
  • The rural settlement of Fikardou (2002)[8]
  • Mathiatis South (2002)[9]
  • Kionia (2002)[10]
  • Khandria (2002)[11]
  • Mount Olympus (2002)[12]
  • Malounta Bridge (2002)[13]
  • Klirou Bridge (2002)[14]
  • Agioi Varnavas and Ilarion at Peristerona (Five-domed churches) (2004)[15]
  • Church of Panagia Aggeloktisti (2015)[16]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Extended in 2001 to include the church Metamorfosis tou Sotiros (Transfiguration of the Saviour) in Palaichori.


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