List of World Heritage Sites in Malaysia

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The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated four World Heritage Sites in Malaysia.[1] The UNESCO World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention.

Location of sites[edit]

Location of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Malaysia

Inscribed sites[edit]

Site Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year Description Refs
Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley Lenggong Valley. Perak, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
5°4′N 100°58′E / 5.067°N 100.967°E / 5.067; 100.967 (Lenggong Valley)
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
399 (990) 2012 [2]
Gunung Mulu National Park Sunset or sunrise over a mountain landscape with fog in the valleys. northern Sarawak, Borneo, Malaysia
4°8′N 114°55′E / 4.133°N 114.917°E / 4.133; 114.917 (Gunung Mulu National Park)
Natural:
(vii), (viii), (ix), (x)
52,864 (130,630) 2000 [3]
Kinabalu Park Mountain with a rocky top and forested slopes. There is a narro high waterfall on one side of the mountain slope. Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
6°15′N 116°30′E / 6.250°N 116.500°E / 6.250; 116.500 (Kinabalu Park)
Natural:
(ix), (x)
75,370 (186,200) 2000 [4]
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Town scene with three-storied red houses and a red church. There is a three-storied clock tower standing on a square. Malacca Town and George Town, Penang, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
5°25′17″N 100°20′45″E / 5.42139°N 100.34583°E / 5.42139; 100.34583 (Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca)
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
148 (370); buffer zone 284 (700) 2008 [5]

Tentative List[edit]

There is only one site on the Tentative List for Malaysia, meaning that the government intends to consider it for nomination in the future:[6]

Site Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year Description Refs
National Park (Taman Negara) of Peninsular Malaysia
 Taman Negara.
Pahang, Kelantan and Terengganu
4°12′N 102°28′E / 4.200°N 102.467°E / 4.200; 102.467 (Taman Negara)
Natural:
(i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (vi)
434,300 (1,073,000)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Heritage Properties in Thailand". UNESCO. Retrieved 31 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley". UNESCO. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Gunung Mulu National Park". UNESCO. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Kinabalu Park". UNESCO. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  5. ^ "Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca". UNESCO. Retrieved 28 May 2010. 
  6. ^ "Tentative Lists: Malaysia". UNESCO. Retrieved 31 March 2015.