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National heritage

World Heritage Sites are designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), which seeks to encourage the identification, protection, and preservation of cultural, historic, scientific, and natural heritage sites around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity. This entry includes two subfields: total World Heritage Sites and selected World Heritage Site locales. The former consists of natural sites, cultural sites, and mixed (natural and cultural) sites in a country; the latter presents a representative sample of the sites found within a country.

  • Afghanistan

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Minaret of Jam; Buddhas of Bamyan

  • Albania

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (2 cultural, 1 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Butrint (c); Historic Berat and Gjirokastër (c); Primeval Beech Forests (n); Lake Ohrid Region (m)

  • Algeria

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (6 cultural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Beni Hammad Fort (c); Djémila (c); Casbah of Algiers (c); M'zab Valley (c); Tassili n'Ajjer (m); Timgad (c); Tipasa (c)

  • Andorra

    total World Heritage Sites:  1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley

  • Angola

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Mbanza-Kongo

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Antigua Naval Dockyard 

  • Argentina

    total World Heritage Sites: 11 (6 cultural, 5 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Los Glaciares National Park (n); Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (c); Iguazú National Park (n); Cueva de las Manos (c); Valdés Península (n); Ischigualasto/Talampaya National Parks (n); Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba (c); Quebrada de Humahuaca (c); Qhapaq Ñan/Andean Road System (c)

  • Armenia

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (3 cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin; Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley; Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin

  • Australia

    total World Heritage Sites: 20 (4 cultural, 12 natural, 4 mixed); note - includes one site on Heard Island and McDonald Islands

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Great Barrier Reef (n); Greater Blue Mountains Area (n); Fraser Island (n); Gondwana Rainforests (n); Lord Howe Island Group (n); Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens (c); Shark Bay (n); Sydney Opera House (c); Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park (m); Kakadu National Park (m)

  • Austria

    total World Heritage Sites: 12 (11 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Salzburg (c); Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn (c); Halstadt–Dachstein/Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (c); Semmering railway (c); Historic Graz and Schloss Eggenberg (c); Wachau Cultural Landscape (c); Historic Vienna (c); Fertő/Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape (c); Baden bei Wien (c); Primeval Beech Forests - Dürrenstein, Kalkalpen (n)

  • Azerbaijan

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Walled City of Baku; Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape; Historic Center of Sheki

  • Bahrain

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Dilmun Burial Mounds; Qal'at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbor and Capital of Dilmun; Bahrain Pearling Path

  • Bangladesh

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Bagerhat Historic Mosque (c); Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (c); Sundarbans (n)

  • Barbados

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison

  • Belarus

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (3 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Białowieża Forest (n); Mir Castle Complex (c); Architectural, Residential, and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh (c)

  • Belgium

    total World Heritage Sites: 15 (14 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Belfries of Belgium (c); Historic Brugge (c); The Grand Place, Brussels (c); Major Town Houses of Victor Horta (c); Notre-Dame Cathedral, Tournai (c); Spa, Liege (c); Primeval Beech Forests - Sonian Wood (n); Stoclet Palace (c)

  • Belize

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System

  • Benin

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Royal Palaces of Abomey (c); W-Arly-Pendjari Complex (n)

  • Bermuda

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural); note - excerpted from the UK entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications

  • Bolivia

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (6 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: City of Potosi (c); El Fuerte de Samaipata (c); Historic Sucre (c); Jesuit Missions of Chiquitos (c); Noel Kempff Mercado National Park (n); Tiahuanacu (c); Qhapaq Ñan/Andean Road System (c)

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (3 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Old Bridge Area of Mostar (c); Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge (c); Stećci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (c); Primeval Beech Forests - Janj Forest (n)

  • Botswana

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Tsodilo Hills (c); Okavango Delta (n)

  • Brazil

    total World Heritage Sites: 23 (15 cultural, 7 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Brasilia (c); Historic Salvador de Bahia (c); Historic Ouro Preto (c); Historic Olinda (c); Iguaçu National Park (n); Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis (c); Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes (c); Central Amazon Conservation Complex (n); Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves (n); Paraty and Ilha Grande – Culture and Biodiversity (m)

  • Bulgaria

    total World Heritage Sites: 10 (7 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Boyana Church (c); Madara Rider (c); Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak (c); Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo (c); Rila Monastery (c); Ancient City of Nessebar (c); Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari (c); Srebarna Nature Reserve (n); Pirin National Park (n); Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (n)

  • Burkina Faso

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ruins of Loropéni (c); Ancient Ferrous Metallurgy Sites (c); W-Arly-Pendjari Complex (n)

  • Burma

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Pyu Ancient Cities; Bagan

  • Cabo Verde

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Cidade Velha; Historic Center of Ribeira Grande

  • Cambodia

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Angkor; Temple of Preah Vihear; Sambor Prei Kuk

  • Cameroon

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Dja Faunal Reserve; Sangha Trinational Forest

  • Canada

    total World Heritage Sites: 20 (9 cultural, 10 natural, 1 mixed) (2021)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: L'Anse aux Meadows (c); Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (n); Dinosaur Provincial Park (n); Historic District of Old Quebec (c); Old Town Lunenburg (c); Wood Buffalo National Park (n); Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (c); Gros Morne National Park (n); Pimachiowin Aki (m)

  • Central African Republic

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park; Sangha Trinational Forest

  • Chad

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Lakes of Ounianga (n); Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape (m)

  • Chile

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Rapa Nui National Park; Churches of Chiloe; Historic Valparaiso; Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works; Sewell Mining Town; Qhapaq Ñan/Andean Road System; Chinchorro archeological sites

  • China

    total World Heritage Sites: 56 (14 natural, 38 cultural, 4 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (c); Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (c); The Great Wall (c); Summer Palace (c); Jiuzhaigou Valley (n); Potala Palace (c); Ancient Pingyao (c); Historic Macau (c); Dengfeng (c); Grand Canal (c); Mount Huangshan (m)

  • Colombia

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (6 cultural, 2 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Chiribiquete National Park (m); Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia (c); Historic Center of Santa Cruz de Mompox (c); Los Katíos National Park (n); Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary (n); Tierradentro National Archeological Park (c); San Agustín Archaeological Park (c); Colonial Cartagena (c); Qhapaq Ñan/Andean Road System (c)

  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (all natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Garamba National Park; Kahuzi-Biega National Park; Okapi Wildlife Reserve; Salonga National Park; Virunga National Park

  • Congo, Republic of the

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Sangha Trinational Forest

  • Costa Rica

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (1 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Guanacaste Conservation Area (n); Cocos Island National Park (n); Precolumbian Stone Spheres (c); La Amistad International Park (n)

  • Cote d'Ivoire

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (2 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Comoé National Park (n); Historic Grand-Bassam (c); Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (n); Sudanese-style Mosques (c); Taï National Park (n)

  • Croatia

    total World Heritage Sites: 10 (8 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Plitvice Lakes National Park (n); Historic Split (c); Old City of Dubrovnik (c); Euphrasian Basilica; Historic Trogir (c); Šibenik Cathedral (c); Stari Grad Plain (c); Zadar and Fort St. Nikola Venetian Defense Works (c); Primeval Beech Forests (n); Stećci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (c)

  • Cuba

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (7 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Old Havana (c); Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios (c); San Pedro de la Roca Castle (c); Desembarco del Granma National Park (n); Viñales Valley (c); Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations (c); Alejandro de Humboldt National Park (n); Historic Cienfuegos (c); Historic Camagüey (c)

  • Curacao

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural); note - excerpted from the Netherlands entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Willemstad

  • Cyprus

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Paphos; Painted Churches in the Troodos Region; Choirokoitia

  • Czechia

    total World Heritage Sites: 16 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Prague; Historic Telč; Historic Český Krumlov; Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape; Historic Kutná Hora; Holy Trinity Column, Olomouc; Karlovy Vary Spa 

  • Denmark

    total World Heritage Sites: 10 (7 cultural, 3 natural); note - includes three sites in Greenland

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Denmark: Mounds, Runic Stones, and Church at Jelling (c); Roskilde Cathedral (c); Kronborg Castle (c); Wadden Sea (n); Stevns Klint (n); Christiansfeld, Moravian Church Settlement (c); Par force hunting landscape, North Zealand (c); Greenland: Ilulissat Icefjord (n); Kujataa, Norse and Inuit Farming (c); Aasivissuit–Nipisat, Inuit Hunting Ground (c)

  • Dominica

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Pitons Management Area

  • Dominican Republic

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Colonial City of Santo Domingo

  • Ecuador

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (3 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Quito (c); Galápagos Islands (n); Historic Cuenca (c); Qhapaq Ñan/Andean Road System (c); Sangay National Park (n)

  • Egypt

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (6 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Memphis and its Necropolis (c); Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (c); Nubian Monuments (c); Saint Catherine Area (c); Abu Mena (c); Historic Cairo (c); Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (n)

  • El Salvador

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site

  • Eritrea

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Asmara: A Modernist African City

  • Estonia

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Center (Old Town) of Tallinn; Struve Geodetic Arc

  • Ethiopia

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (8 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela (c); Simien National Park (n); Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region (c); Axum (c); Lower Valley of the Awash (c); Lower Valley of the Omo (c); Tiya (c); Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town (c); Konso Cultural Landscape (c)

  • Fiji

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Levuka Historical Port Town

  • Finland

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (6 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Fortress of Suomenlinna (c); Old Rauma (c); Petäjävesi Old Church (c); Verla Groundwood and Board Mill (c); Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki (c); High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago (n); Struve Geodetic Arc (c)

  • France

    total World Heritage Sites: 49 (43 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed); note - includes one site in New Caledonia and one site in French Polynesia

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Chartres Cathedral (c); Palace and Park of Versailles (c); Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley (c); Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (m); Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (c); Paris, Banks of the Seine (c); The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (c); Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (c); Amiens Cathedral (c); Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (c); Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne (c); Gulf of Porto: Calanche of Piana, Gulf of Girolata, Scandola Reserve (n)

  • French Polynesia

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural); note - excerpted from the France entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Taputapuātea

  • Gabon

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda (m); Ivindo National Park (n)

  • Gambia, The

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites; Stone Circles of Senegambia

  • Georgia

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (3 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Gelati Monastery (c); Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (c); Upper Svaneti (c); Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands (n)

  • Germany

    total World Heritage Sites: 51 (48 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin (c); Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (c); Speyer Cathedral (c); Upper Middle Rhine Valley (c); Aachen Cathedral (c); Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau, and Bernau (c); Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura (c); Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar, and Upper Harz Water Management System (c); Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St. Peter, and Church of Our Lady in Trier (c); Hanseatic City of Lübeck (c); Old Town of Regensburg (c); Messel Pit Fossil Site (n)

  • Ghana

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions; Asante Traditional Buildings

  • Greece

    total World Heritage Sites: 18 (16 cultural, 2 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Acropolis, Athens (c); Archaeological site of Delphi (c); Meteora (m); Medieval City of Rhodes (c); Archaeological site of Olympia (c); Archaeological site of Mycenae and Tiryns (c); Old Town of Corfu (c); Mount Athos (m); Delos (c); Archaeological Site of Philippi (c)

  • Greenland

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 natural); note - excerpted from the Denmark entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ilulissat Icefjord (n); Kujataa, Norse and Inuit Farming (c); Aasivissuit–Nipisat, Inuit Hunting Ground (c)

  • Guatemala

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Antigua Guatemala (c); Tikal National Park (m); Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua (c)

  • Guinea

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

  • Haiti

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: National History Park – Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers

  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural); note - excerpted from the Australia entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Heard Island and McDonald Islands

  • Holy See (Vatican City)

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Center of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura; Vatican City

  • Honduras

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Maya Site of Copan (c); Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve (n)

  • Hungary

    total World Heritage Sites: 8 (7 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, and Andrássy Avenue (c); Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings (c); Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (n); Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment (c); Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta (c); Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae) (c); Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape (c); Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape (c)

  • Iceland

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (1 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Thingvellir National Park (c); Surtsey (n); Vatnajökull National Park - Dynamic Nature of Fire and Ice (n)

  • India

    total World Heritage Sites: 40 (32 cultural, 7 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Taj Mahal (c); Red Fort Complex (c); Ellora Caves (c); Hill Forts of Rajasthan (c); Sundarbans National Park (n); Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (c); Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park (c); Dholavira: A Harappan City (c); Jaipur (c); Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya (c); Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (n); Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks (n); Khangchendzonga National Park (m)

  • Indonesia

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (5 cultural, 4 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Borobudur Temple Compounds (c); Komodo National Park (n); Prambanan Temple Compounds (c); Ujung Kulon National Park (n); Sangiran Early Man Site (c); Lorentz National Park (n); Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra (n); Cultural Landscape of Bali Province (c); Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto (c)

  • Iran

    total World Heritage Sites: 26 (24 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Persepolis (c); Tchogha Zanbil (c); Bam and its Cultural Landscape (c); Golestan Palace (c); Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System (c); Pasargadae (c); Hyrcanian Forests (n); Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex (c); Meidan Emam, Esfahan (c); Bisotun (c)

  • Iraq

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (5 cultural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (c); Babylon (c); Erbil Citadel (c); Hatra (c); Samarra Archaeological City (c); The Ahwar (Marshland) of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities (m)

  • Ireland

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Brú na Bóinne - Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne; Sceilg Mhichíl

  • Israel

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Masada; Old City of Acre; White City of Tel-Aviv - the Modern Movement; Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba; Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev; Bahá’i Holy Places; Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel; Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin; Necropolis of Bet She’arim

  • Italy

    total World Heritage Sites: 58 (53 cultural, 5 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Center of Rome (c); Archaeological Areas of Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Torre Annunziata (c); Venice and its Lagoon (c); Historic Center of Florence (c); Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (c); Historic Centre of Naples (c); Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (c); Villa d'Este, Tivoli (c); Mount Etna (n); Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (c); Historic Siena (c)

  • Jamaica

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Blue and John Crow Mountains

  • Japan

    total World Heritage Sites: 25 (20 cultural, 5 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area (c); Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara (c); Himeji-jo (c); Shiretoko (n); Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan (c); Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape (c); Jomon Prehistoric Sites in Northern Japan (c); Yakushima (n); Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (c); Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) (c)

  • Jordan

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (5 cultural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Petra (c); Quseir Amra (c); Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (c); Wadi Rum Protected Area (m); Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) (c); As-Salt - The Place of Tolerance and Urban Hospitality (c)

  • Kazakhstan

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (3 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (c); Petroglyphs at Tanbaly (c); Saryarka - Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan (n); Silk Roads: the Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor (c); Western Tien-Shan (n)

  • Kenya

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (4 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Lake Turkana National Parks (n); Mount Kenya National Park (n); Lamu Old Town (c); Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests (c); Fort Jesus, Mombasa (c); Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley (n); Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site (c)

  • Kiribati

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Phoenix Islands Protected Area

  • Korea, North

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Koguryo Tombs Complex; Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong

  • Korea, South

    total World Heritage Sites: 15 (13 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes (n); Changdeokgung Palace Complex (c); Jongmyo Shrine (c); Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (c); Gochang, Hwasun, and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites (c); Gyeongju Historic Areas (c); Namhansanseong (c); Baekje Historic Areas (c); Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea (c); Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty (c)

  • Kosovo

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Medieval Monuments in Kosovo

  • Kyrgyzstan

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain (c); Silk Roads: the Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor (c); Western Tien Shan (n)

  • Laos

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Town of Luangphrabang; Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements; Megalithic Jar Sites in Xiengkhuang - Plain of Jars

  • Latvia

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Center of Riga; Struve Geodetic Arc

  • Lebanon

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Anjar; Baalbek; Byblos; Tyre; Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab)

  • Lesotho

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Maloti-Drakensberg Park

  • Libya

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Archaeological Site of Cyrene; Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna, Archaeological Site of Sabratha; Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus; Old Town of Ghadamès

  • Lithuania

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Vilnius Historic Center; Curonian Spit; Kernavė Archaeological Site; Struve Geodetic Arc

  • Luxembourg

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Luxembourg City Old Quarters and Fortifications

  • Madagascar

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (1 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve (n); Ambohimanga Royal Hill (c); Atsinanana Rainforests  (n)

  • Malawi

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Lake Malawi National Park (n); Chongoni Rock-Art Area (c)

  • Malaysia

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (2 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Gunung Mulu National Park (n); Kinabalu Park (n); Malacca and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca (c); Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (c)

  • Mali

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (3 cultural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Old Towns of Djenné (c); Timbuktu (c); Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) (m); Tomb of Askia (c)

  • Malta

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: City of Valletta; Ħal Saflieni Hypogeum; Megalithic Temples of Malta

  • Marshall Islands

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site

  • Mauritania

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Banc d'Arguin National Park (n); Ancient Ksour (Fortified Villages) of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt, and Oualata (c)

  • Mauritius

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Aapravasi Ghat; Le Morne Cultural Landscape

  • Mexico

    total World Heritage Sites: 35 (27 cultural, 6 natural, 2 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Mexico City (c); Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl (c); Teotihuacan (c); Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (n); Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve (n); Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley (m); Historic Puebla (c); El Tajin (c); Historic Tlacotalpan (c); Historic Oaxaca and Monte Albán (c); Palenque (c); Chichen-Itza (c); Uxmal (c)

  • Micronesia, Federated States of

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Nan Madol: Ceremonial Center of Eastern Micronesia

  • Moldova

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Struve Geodetic Arc

  • Mongolia

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (3 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Uvs Nuur Basin (n); Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape (c); Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai (c); Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and surrounding sacred landscape (c); Landscapes of Dauria (n)

  • Montenegro

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (3 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (c); Durmitor National Park (n); Stećci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards (c); Fortified City of Kotor Venetian Defense Works (c)

  • Morocco

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Medina of Fez; Medina of Marrakesh; Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou; Historic City of Meknes; Archaeological Site of Volubilis; Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin); Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador); Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida); Historic and Modern Rabat

  • Mozambique

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Island of Mozambique

  • Namibia

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes (c); Namib Sand Sea (n)

  • Nepal

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (2 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Kathmandu Valley (c); Sagarmatha National Park (n); Chitwan National Park (n); Lumbini, Buddha Birthplace (c)

  • Netherlands

    total World Heritage Sites: 12 (11 cultural, 1 natural); note - includes one site in Curacao

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Schokland and Surroundings (c); Dutch Water Defense Lines (c); Van Nellefabriek (c); Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout (c); Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) (c); Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) (c); Wadden Sea (n); Seventeenth Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht (c); Colonies of Benevolence (c); Frontiers of the Roman Empire - The Lower German Limes (c)

  • New Caledonia

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural); note - excerpted from the France entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Lagoons of New Caledonia

  • New Zealand

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand (n); Tongariro National Park (m); New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands (n)

  • Nicaragua

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ruins of León Viejo; León Cathedral

  • Niger

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (1 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (n); W-Arly-Pendjari Complex (n); Historic Agadez (c)

  • Nigeria

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Sukur Cultural Landscape; Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

  • North Macedonia

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region; Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians

  • Norway

    total World Heritage Sites: 8 (7 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Bryggen (c); Urnes Stave Church (c); Røros Mining Town and the Circumference (c); Rock Art of Alta (c); Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago (c); Struve Geodetic Arc (c); West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord (n); Rjukan-Notodden Industrial Heritage Site (c)

  • Oman

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Bahla Fort; Archaeological Sites of Bat; Land of Frankincense; Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman; Ancient Qalhat

  • Pakistan

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro; Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi; Taxila; Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore; Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta; Rohtas Fort

  • Palau

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Rock Islands Southern Lagoon

  • Panama

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (2 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Caribbean Fortifications (c); Darien National Park (n); Talamanca Range-La Amistad National Park (n); Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá (c); Coiba National Park (n)

  • Papua New Guinea

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Kuk Early Agricultural Site

  • Paraguay

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue

  • Peru

    total World Heritage Sites: 13 (9 cultural, 2 natural, 2 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Cuzco (c); Machu Picchu (m); Chavin (c); Historic Lima (c); Huascarán National Park (n); Chan Chan (c); Manú National Park (n); Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca (c); Rio Abiseo National Park (m); Historic Arequipa (c); Sacred City of Caral-Supe (c); Qhapaq Ñan/Andean Road System (c)

  • Philippines

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (3 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Baroque Churches of the Philippines (c); Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park (n); Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras (c); Historic Vigan (c); Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park (n); Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary (n)

  • Poland

    total World Heritage Sites: 17 (15 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Krakow (c); Historic Warsaw (c); Medieval Torun (c); Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region (c); Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork (c); Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines (c); Auschwitz Birkenau Concentration Camp (c); Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (n); Białowieza Forest (n); Old City of Zamość (c)

  • Portugal

    total World Heritage Sites: 17 (16 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Évora (c); Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores (c); Cultural Landscape of Sintra (c); Laurisilva of Madeira (n); Historic Guimarães (c); Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belém in Lisbon (c); Convent of Christ in Tomar (c); Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (c); University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia (c); Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga (c)

  • Puerto Rico

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural); note - excerpted from the US entry

    selected World Heritage Site locales: La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site

  • Qatar

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Al Zubarah Archaeological Site

  • Romania

    total World Heritage Sites: 9 (7 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Danube Delta (n); Churches of Moldavia (c); Monastery of Horezu (c); Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania (c); Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains (c); Historic Center of Sighişoara (c); Wooden Churches of Maramureş (c); Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (n); Roșia Montană Mining Landscape (c)

  • Russia

    total World Heritage Sites: 30 (19 cultural, 11 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (c); Historic Saint Petersburg (c); Novodevichy Convent (c); Historic Monuments of Novgorod (c); Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (c); Volcanoes of Kamchatka (n); Lake Baikal (n); Central Sikhote-Alin (n); Historic Derbent (c); Kazan Kremlin (c)

  • Saint Kitts and Nevis

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park

  • Saint Lucia

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Pitons Management Area

  • San Marino

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: San Marino Historic Center and Mount Titano

  • Saudi Arabia

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Hegra Archaeological Site (al-Hijr / Madā ͐ in Ṣāliḥ); At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah; Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah; Rock Art in the Hail Region; Al-Ahsa Oasis; Ḥimā Cultural Area

  • Senegal

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (5 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Island of Gorée (c); Niokolo-Koba National Park (n); Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (n); Island of Saint-Louis (c); Stone Circles of Senegambia (c); Saloum Delta (c); Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula, and Bedik Cultural Landscapes (c)

  • Serbia

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Stari Ras and Sopoćani; Studenica Monastery; Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius; Stećci Medieval Tombstone Graveyards

  • Seychelles

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (both natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Aldabra Atoll; Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve

  • Singapore

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Singapore Botanic Gardens

  • Slovakia

    total World Heritage Sites: 8 (6 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica (c); Levoča, Spišský Hrad, and the Associated Cultural Monuments (c); Vlkolínec (c); Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (n); Bardejov Town (c); Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (n); Wooden Churches of the Slovak Carpathians (c); Frontiers of the Roman Empire - The Danube Limes (Western Segment) (c)

  • Slovenia

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (3 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Škocjan Caves (n); Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe (n); Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps (c); Heritage of Mercury: Almadén and Idrija (c); The works of Jože Plečnik in Ljubljana (c)

  • Solomon Islands

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: East Rennell

  • South Africa

    total World Heritage Sites: 10 (5 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa (c); iSimangaliso Wetland Park (n); Robben Island (c); Maloti-Drakensberg Park (m); Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (c); Cape Floral Region Protected Areas (n); Vredefort Dome (n); Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape (c); Khomani Cultural Landscape (c); Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains (n)

  • Spain

    total World Heritage Sites: 49 (43 cultural, 4 natural, 2 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain (c); Works of Antoni Gaudí (c); Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) (c); Historic City of Toledo (c); Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida (c); Tower of Hercules (c); Doñana National Park (n); Pyrénées - Mont Perdu (m); Alhambra, Generalife, and Albayzín in Granada (c); Old City of Salamanca (c); Teide National Park (n); Historic Walled Town of Cuenca (c); Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct (c); Historic Cordoba (c); El Escorial (c)

  • Sri Lanka

    total World Heritage Sites: 8 (6 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ancient City of Polonnaruwa (c); Ancient City of Sigiriya (c); Sacred City of Anuradhapura (c); Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (c); Sacred City of Kandy (c); Sinharaja Forest Reserve (n); Rangiri Dambulla Cave Temple (c); Central Highlands of Sri Lanka (n)

  • Sudan

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region (c); Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe (c); Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park (n)

  • Suriname

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Central Suriname Nature Reserve (n); Historic Inner City of Paramaribo (c)

  • Sweden

    total World Heritage Sites: 15 (13 cultural, 1 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Royal Domain of Drottningholm (c); Laponian Area (m); High Coast/Kvarken Archipelago (n); Birka and Hovgården (c); Hanseatic Town of Visby (c); Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå (c); Naval Port of Karlskrona (c); Rock Carvings in Tanum (c); Engelsberg Ironworks (c); Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun (c)

  • Switzerland

    total World Heritage Sites: 13 (9 cultural, 4 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Old City of Berne (c); Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch (n); Monte San Giorgio (n); Abbey of St Gall (c); Three Castles, Defensive Wall, and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona (c); Rhaetian Railway in the Albula/Bernina Landscapes (c); La Chaux-de-Fonds/Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning (c); Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps (c); Benedictine Convent of St John at Müstair (c); Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces (c)

  • Syria

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ancient City of Damascus; Ancient City of Bosra; Site of Palmyra; Ancient City of Aleppo; Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din; Ancient Villages of Northern Syria

  • Tajikistan

    total World Heritage Sites: 2 (1 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Proto-urban Site of Sarazm (c); Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) (n)

  • Tanzania

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (3 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ngorongoro Conservation Area (m); Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara (c); Serengeti National Park (n); Selous Game Reserve (n); Kilimanjaro National Park (n); Stone Town of Zanzibar (c); Kondoa Rock-Art Sites (c)

  • Thailand

    total World Heritage Sites: 6 (3 cultural, 3 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic City of Ayutthaya (c); Historic Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns (c); Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries (n); Ban Chiang Archaeological Site (c); Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex (n); Kaeng Krachan Forest Complex (n)

  • Togo

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Koutammakou; the Land of the Batammariba

  • Tunisia

    total World Heritage Sites: 8 (7 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Amphitheatre of El Jem (c); Archaeological Site of Carthage (c); Medina of Tunis (c); Ichkeul National Park (n); Punic Town of Kerkuane (c); Kairouan (c); Medina of Sousse (c); Dougga / Thugga (c)

  • Turkey (Turkiye)

    total World Heritage Sites: 19 (17 cultural, 2 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Archaeological Site of Troy (c); Ephesus (c); Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape (c); Hierapolis-Pamukkale (m); Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (m); Göbekli Tepe (c); Historic Areas of Istanbul (c); Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex (c); Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük (c); Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire (c)

  • Turkmenistan

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Ancient Merv; Kunya-Urgench; Parthian Fortresses of Nisa

  • Uganda

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (1 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (n); Rwenzori Mountains National Park (n); Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi (c)

  • Ukraine

    total World Heritage Sites: 7 (6 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Kyiv: Saint Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kyiv Pechersk Lavra (c); Lviv Historic Center (c); Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans, Chernivtsi (c); Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese, Sevastopol (c); Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region (c); Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians (n); Struve Geodetic Arc (c)

  • United Arab Emirates

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud, and Oases Areas)

  • United Kingdom

    total World Heritage Sites: 33 (28 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed); note - includes one site in Bermuda

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast (n); Ironbridge Gorge (c); Stonehenge, Avebury, and Associated Sites (c); Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (c); Blenheim Palace (c); City of Bath (c); Tower of London (c); St Kilda (m); Maritime Greenwich (c); Old and New Towns of Edinburgh (c); Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (c); The English Lake District (c)

  • United States

    total World Heritage Sites: 24 (11 cultural, 12 natural, 1 mixed); note - includes one site in Puerto Rico

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Yellowstone National Park (n); Grand Canyon National Park (n); Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (c); Independence Hall (c); Statue of Liberty (c); Yosemite National Park (n); Papahānaumokuākea (m); Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point (c); The 20th-Century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright (c); Mesa Verde National Park (c); Mammoth Cave National Park (n); Monticello (c); Olympic National Park (n)

  • Uruguay

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (all cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Historic City of Colonia del Sacramento; Fray Bentos Industrial Landscape; The work of engineer Eladio Dieste: Church of Atlántida

  • Uzbekistan

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (4 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Itchan Kala (c); Historic Bukhara (c); Historic Shakhrisyabz (c); Samarkand - Crossroad of Cultures (c); Western Tien Shan (n)

  • Vanuatu

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (cultural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Chief Roi Mata’s Domain

  • Venezuela

    total World Heritage Sites: 3 (2 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Coro and its Port (c); Canaima National Park (n); Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas (c)

  • Vietnam

    total World Heritage Sites: 8 (5 cultural, 2 natural, 1 mixed)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Complex of Hué Monuments (c); Ha Long Bay (n); Hoi An Ancient Town (c); My Son Sanctuary (c); Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park (n); Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi (c); Citadel of the Ho Dynasty (c); Trang An Landscape Complex (m)

  • World

    total World Heritage Sites: 1154 (897 cultural, 218 natural, 39 mixed) (2022)

  • Yemen

    total World Heritage Sites: 4 (3 cultural, 1 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Old Walled City of Shibam (c); Old City of Sana'a (c); Historic Town of Zabid (c); Socotra Archipelago (n)

  • Zambia

    total World Heritage Sites: 1 (natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls

  • Zimbabwe

    total World Heritage Sites: 5 (3 cultural, 2 natural)

    selected World Heritage Site locales: Mana Pools National Park, Sapi, and Chewore Safari Areas (n); Great Zimbabwe National Monument (c); Khami Ruins National Monument (c); Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (n); Matobo Hills (c)