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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Global Geoparks are single, unified geographical areas with sites and landscapes of international geological significance.  Global Geoparks use their geological heritage, in connection with all other aspects of the area’s natural and cultural heritage, to enhance awareness and understanding of key issues facing society, such as using our earth’s resources sustainably, mitigating the effects of climate change, and reducing natural hazard-related risks

Austria

total global geoparks and regional networks: 3

global geoparks and regional networks: Ore of the Alps; Styrian Eisenwurzen; Karawanken/Karavanke (includes Slovenia) (2023)

Belgium

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Famenne-Ardenne (2023)

Brazil

total global geoparks and regional networks: 5

global geoparks and regional networks: Araripe; Cacapava; Quarta Colonia; Serido; Southern Canyons Pathways (2023)

Canada

total global geoparks and regional networks: 5

global geoparks and regional networks: Perce; Stonehammer; Tumbler Ridge; Cliffs of Fundy; Discovery (2023)

Chile

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Kutralkura (2023)

China

total global geoparks and regional networks: 41

global geoparks and regional networks: Alxa; Arxan; Dali-Cangshan; Danxiashan; Dunhuang; Fangshan; Funiushan; Guangwushan-Noushuihe; Hexigten; Hong Kong; Huanggang Dabieshan; Huangshan; Jingpohu; Jiuhuashan; Keketuohai; Leiqiong; Leye Fengshan; Longhushan; Lushan; Mount Kunlun; Ningde; Qinling Zhongnanshan; Sanqingshan; Shennongjia; Shilin; Songshan; Taining; Taishan; Tianzhushan; Wangwushan-Daimeishan; Wudalianchi; Xiangxi; Xingwen; Yandangshan; Yanqing; Yimengshan; Yuntaishan; Zhangjlajle; Zhangye; Zhijingdong Cave; Zigong (2023)

Croatia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Papuk; Vis Archipelago (2023)

Cyprus

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Troodos (2023)

Czechia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Bohemian Paradise (2023)

Denmark

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Odsherred; Vestjylland (2023)

Ecuador

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Imbabura (2023)

Finland

total global geoparks and regional networks: 3

global geoparks and regional networks: Rokua; Lauhanvuori-Haemeenkangas; Saimaa; Salpausselka (2023)

France

total global geoparks and regional networks: 7

global geoparks and regional networks: Beaujolais; Causses du Quersey; Chablais; Haute-Provence; Luberon;  Massif des Bauges;  Monts d'Ardèche (2023)

Germany

total global geoparks and regional networks: 8

global geoparks and regional networks: Bergstraße-Odenwald ; Harz, Braunschweiger Land; Swabian Alb; TERRA.vita; Vulkaneifel; Thuringia Inselsberg -Drei Gleichen; Muskauer Faltenbogen / Łuk Mużakowa (includes Poland); Ries (2023)

Greece

total global geoparks and regional networks: 8

global geoparks and regional networks: Chelmos Vouraikos; Grevena - Kozani; Kefalonia-Ithaca; Lavreotiki;  Lesvos Island; Psiloritis; Sitia; Vikos - Aoos (2023)

Hungary

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Bakony-Balaton; Novohrad-Nógrád (includes Slovakia) (2023)

Iceland

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Katla; Reykjanes (2023)

Indonesia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 10

global geoparks and regional networks: Batur; Belitong; Ciletuh - Palabuhanratu; Gunung Sewu; Ijen; Maros Pangkep; Merangin Jambi; Raja Ampat; Rinjani-Lombok; Toba Caldera (2023)

Iran

total global geoparks and regional networks: 3

global geoparks and regional networks: Aras; Qeshm Island; Tabas (2023)

Ireland

total global geoparks and regional networks: 3

global geoparks and regional networks: Burren & Cliffs of Moher; Copper Coast; Marble Arch Caves (includes United Kingdom) (2023)

Italy

total global geoparks and regional networks: 11

global geoparks and regional networks: Adamello-Brenta; Alpi Apuane; Aspromonte; Beigua; Cilento, Vallo di Diano e Alburni; Madonie; Maiella; Pollino; Rocca di Cerere; Sesia Val Grande; Tuscan Mining Park (2023)

Japan

total global geoparks and regional networks: 10

global geoparks and regional networks: Aso UNESCO; Hakusan Tedorigawa; Itoigawa; Izu Peninsula; Mt. Apoi; Muroto; Oki Islands; San'in Kaigan; Toya - Usu; Unzen (2023)

Korea, South

total global geoparks and regional networks: 5

global geoparks and regional networks: Cheongsong; Hantangang; Jeju Island; Jeonbuk West Coast; Mudeungsan (2023)

Luxembourg

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Mëllerdall (2023)

Malaysia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Kinabalu; Langkawi (2023)

Mexico

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Comarca Minera, Hidalgo; Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca (2023)

Morocco

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: M'Goun (2023)

Netherlands

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: De Hondsrug (2023)

Nicaragua

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Rio Coco (2023)

Norway

total global geoparks and regional networks: 4

global geoparks and regional networks: Gea Norvegica; Magma; Sunnhordland; Trollfjell (2023)

Peru

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Colca y Volcanes de Andagua (2023)

Philippines

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Bohol Island (2023)

Poland

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Muskauer Faltenbogen / Łuk Mużakowa (includes Germany); Holy Cross Mountains (2023)

Portugal

total global geoparks and regional networks: 5

global geoparks and regional networks: Açores; Arouca; Estrela; Naturtejo da Meseta Meridional; Terras de Cavaleiros (2023)

Romania

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Buzău; Haţeg (2023)

Russia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Yangan-Tau (2023)

Serbia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Djerdap (2023)

Slovakia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Novohrad-Nógrád (includes Hungary) (2023)

Slovenia

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Idrija; Karawanken / Karavanke (includes Austria) (2023)

Spain

total global geoparks and regional networks: 16

global geoparks and regional networks: Basque Coast UNESCO; Cabo de Gata-Níjar; Cabo Ortegal; Central Catalonia; Courel Mountains; El Hierro; Granada; Lanzarote and Chinijo Islands; Las Loras; Maestrazgo; Molina-Alto; Origens; Sierra Norte de Sevilla; Sierras Subbéticas; Sobrarbe-Pirineos: Villuercas Ibores Jara (2023)

Sweden

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Platåbergens (2023)

Tanzania

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Ngorongoro Lengai (2023)

Thailand

total global geoparks and regional networks: 2

global geoparks and regional networks: Khorat; Satun (2023)

Turkey (Turkiye)

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Kula-Salihli (2023)

United Kingdom

total global geoparks and regional networks: 9

global geoparks and regional networks: Black Country; Cuilcagh Lakelands (includes Ireland); English Riviera; Fforest Fawr; GeoMôn; Mourne Gullion Strangford; North Pennines AONB; North-West Highlands; Shetland (2023)

Uruguay

total global geoparks and regional networks: 1

global geoparks and regional networks: Grutas del Palacio (2023)

Vietnam

total global geoparks and regional networks: 3

global geoparks and regional networks: Dak Nong; Dong Van Karst Plateau; Non nuoc Cao Bang (2023)