Table of World Heritage Sites by country

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World Heritage Sites by country as of 2016

As of July 2016, there are a total of 1,052[1] World Heritage Sites located in 165 "States Parties"[2] Of the 1,052 sites, 814 are cultural, 203 are natural and 35 are mixed properties. The countries have been divided by the World Heritage Committee into five geographic zones: Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Contents

Table of World Heritage SitesEdit

Country Natural sites Cultural sites Mixed sites Total sites UNESCO region
  Afghanistan 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
  Albania 2 2 Europe and North America
  Algeria 6 1 7 Arab States
  Andorra 1 1 Europe and North America
  Antigua and Barbuda 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Argentina 4 6[note 1][note 2][note 3] 10 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Armenia 2 1 3 Europe and North America
  Australia 12 3 4 19 Asia and the Pacific
  Austria 9[note 4][note 5] 9 Europe and North America
  Azerbaijan 2 2 Europe and North America
  Bahrain 2 2 Arab States
  Bangladesh 1 2 3 Asia and the Pacific
  Barbados 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Belarus 1[note 6] 3[note 7] 4 Europe and North America
  Belgium 12[note 8][note 2] 12 Europe and North America
  Belize 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Benin 1 1 Africa
  Bolivia 1 6[note 3] 7 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 3[note 9] 3 Europe and North America
  Botswana 1 1 2 Africa
  Brazil 7 13[note 1] 20 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Bulgaria 2 7 9 Europe and North America
  Burkina Faso 1 1 Africa
  Cambodia 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
  Cameroon 2[note 10] 2 Africa
  Canada 10[note 11] 8 18 Europe and North America
  Cape Verde 1 1 Africa
  Central African Republic 2[note 10] 2 Africa
  Chad 1 1 2 Africa
  Chile 6[note 3] 6 Latin America and the Caribbean
  China 11 35[note 12] 4 50 Asia and the Pacific
  Colombia 2 6[note 3] 8 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Congo 1[note 10] 1 Africa
  Costa Rica 3[note 13] 1 4 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Côte d'Ivoire 3[note 14] 1 4 Africa
  Croatia 1 7[note 9] 8 Europe and North America
  Cuba 2 7 9 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Cyprus 3 3 Europe and North America
  Czech Republic 12 12 Europe and North America
  Democratic People's Republic of Korea 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
  Democratic Republic of the Congo 5 5 Africa
  Denmark 3 5 8 Europe and North America
  Dominica 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Dominican Republic 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Ecuador 2 3[note 3] 5 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Egypt 1 6 7 Arab States
  El Salvador 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Estonia 2[note 7] 2 Europe and North America
  Ethiopia 1 8 9 Africa
  Finland 1[note 15] 6[note 7] 7 Europe and North America
  Fiji 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  France 3 38[note 8][note 2][note 5] 1[note 16] 42 Europe and North America
  Gabon 1 1 Africa
  Gambia 2[note 17] 2 Africa
  Georgia 3 3 Europe and North America
  Germany 3[note 18][note 19] 38[note 20][note 21][note 22][note 2][note 5] 41 Europe and North America
  Ghana 2 2 Africa
  Greece 16 2 18 Europe and North America
  Guatemala 2 1 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Guinea 1[note 14] 1 Africa
  Haiti 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
   Holy See 2[note 23] 2 Europe and North America
  Honduras 1 1 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Hungary 1[note 24] 7[note 4] 8 Europe and North America
  Iceland 1 1 2 Europe and North America
  India 7 27[note 2] 1 35 Asia and the Pacific
  Indonesia 4 4 8 Asia and the Pacific
  Iran 1 20 21 Asia and the Pacific
  Iraq 4 1 5 Arab States
  Ireland 2 2 Europe and North America
  Israel 9 9 Europe and North America[3]
  Italy 4[note 25] 47[note 23][note 26][note 5] 51 Europe and North America
  Jamaica 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Japan 4 16[note 2] 20 Asia and the Pacific
Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)[note 27][4][5] 1 1 Arab States
  Jordan 4 1 5 Arab States
  Kazakhstan 2[note 28] 3[note 12] 5 Asia and the Pacific
  Kenya 3 3 6 Africa
  Kiribati 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Kyrgyzstan 1[note 28] 2[note 12] 3 Asia and the Pacific
  Laos 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
  Latvia 2[note 7] 2 Europe and North America
  Lebanon 5 5 Arab States
  Lesotho 1[note 29] 1 Africa
  Libya 5 5 Arab States
  Lithuania 4[note 7][note 30] 4 Europe and North America
  Luxembourg 1 1 Europe and North America
  Macedonia 1 1 Europe and North America
  Madagascar 2 1 3 Africa
  Malawi 1 1 2 Africa
  Malaysia 2 2 4 Asia and the Pacific
  Mali 3 1 4 Africa
  Malta 3 3 Europe and North America
  Marshall Islands 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Mauritania 1 1 2 Arab States
  Mauritius 2 2 Africa
  Mexico 6 27 1 34 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Moldova 1[note 7] 1 Europe and North America
  Micronesia 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Mongolia 1[note 31] 3 4 Asia and the Pacific
  Montenegro 1 2[note 9] 3 Europe and North America
  Morocco 9 9 Arab States
  Mozambique 1 1 Africa
  Myanmar 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Namibia 1 1 2 Africa
  Nepal 2 2[note 32] 4 Asia and the Pacific
  Netherlands 1[note 18] 9 10 Europe and North America
  New Zealand 2 1 3 Asia and the Pacific
  Nicaragua 2 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Niger 2 1 3 Africa
  Nigeria 2 2 Africa
  Norway 1 7[note 7] 8 Europe and North America
  Oman [note 33] 4 4 Arab States
  Pakistan 6 6 Asia and the Pacific
  Palau 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Palestine 2 2 Arab States
  Panama 3[note 13] 2 5 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Papua New Guinea 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Paraguay 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Peru 2 8[note 3] 2 12 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Philippines 3 3 6 Asia and the Pacific
  Poland 1[note 6] 13[note 34][note 21] 14 Europe and North America
  Portugal 1 14[note 35] 15 Europe and North America
  Qatar 1 1 Arab States
  Republic of Korea 1 11 12 Asia and the Pacific
  Romania 1 6 7 Europe and North America
  Russia 10[note 31] 16[note 7][note 30] 26 Europe and North America
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Saint Lucia 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
  San Marino 1 1 Europe and North America
  Saudi Arabia 4 4 Arab States
  Senegal 2 5[note 17] 7 Africa
  Serbia 5[note 9] 5 Europe and North America
  Seychelles 2 2 Africa
  Singapore 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Slovakia 2[note 24][note 19] 5 7 Europe and North America
  Slovenia 1 2[note 36][note 5] 3 Europe and North America
  Solomon Islands 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  South Africa 3 4 1[note 29] 8 Africa
  Spain 3 40[note 35][note 36] 2[note 16] 45 Europe and North America
  Sri Lanka 2 6 8 Asia and the Pacific
  Sudan 1 2 3 Arab States
  Suriname 1 1 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Sweden 1[note 15] 13[note 7] 1 15 Europe and North America
  Switzerland 3[note 25] 9[note 26][note 2][note 5] 12 Europe and North America
  Syria 6 6 Arab States
  Tajikistan 1 1 2 Asia and the Pacific
  Tanzania 3 3 1 7 Africa
  Thailand 2 3 5 Asia and the Pacific
  Togo 1 1 Africa
  Tunisia 1 7 8 Arab States
  Turkey 14 2 16 Europe and North America
  Turkmenistan 3 3 Asia and the Pacific
  Uganda 2 1 3 Africa
  Ukraine 1[note 19] 6[note 7][note 34] 7 Europe and North America
  United Kingdom 4 25[note 20] 1 30 Europe and North America
  United States 12[note 11] 10 1 23 Europe and North America
  United Arab Emirates 1 1 Arab States
  Uruguay 2 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Uzbekistan 1[note 28] 4 5 Asia and the Pacific
  Vanuatu 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
  Venezuela 1 2 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
  Vietnam 2 5 1 8 Asia and the Pacific
  Yemen 1 3 4 Arab States
  Zambia 1[note 37] 1 Africa
  Zimbabwe 2[note 37] 3 5 Africa
(less Transboundary Sites) 14 18 2 34
Total 203 814 35 1 052 165 State Parties

Countries with major concentrations of World Heritage SitesEdit

Note: this overview lists only countries with ten or more World Heritage Sites.

  • Purple: nations with 50 or more heritage sites
  • Brown: nations with 40 to 49 heritage sites
  • Light brown: nations with 30 to 39 heritage sites
  • Orange: nations with 20 to 29 heritage sites
  • Blue: nations with 15 to 19 heritage sites
  • Green: nations with 10 to 14 heritage sites
 

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b The cultural site Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) is shared between Argentina and Brazil.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g The cultural site The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement is shared between Argentina, Belgium, France, Germany, India, Japan, and Switzerland.
  3. ^ a b c d e f The cultural site Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System is shared between Argentina, Bolivia, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru.
  4. ^ a b The cultural site Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape is shared between Austria and Hungary.
  5. ^ a b c d e f The cultural site Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps is shared between Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Slovenia and Switzerland.
  6. ^ a b The natural site Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest is shared between Belarus and Poland.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The cultural site Struve Geodetic Arc is shared among Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Moldova, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
  8. ^ a b The cultural site Belfries of Belgium and France is shared between Belgium and France.
  9. ^ a b c d The cultural site Stecci : Medivial Tombstones is shared between Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia.
  10. ^ a b c The natural site Sangha Trinational is shared between Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo( The Republic of).
  11. ^ a b The natural sites Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek and Waterton Glacier International Peace Park are shared between Canada and the United States.
  12. ^ a b c The cultural site Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor is shared between China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan.
  13. ^ a b The natural site Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park is shared between Costa Rica and Panama.
  14. ^ a b The natural site Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is shared between Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea.
  15. ^ a b The natural site High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago is shared between Finland and Sweden.
  16. ^ a b The mixed site Pyrénées - Mont Perdu is shared between France and Spain.
  17. ^ a b The cultural site Stone Circles of Senegambia is shared between Gambia and Senegal.
  18. ^ a b The natural site The Wadden Sea is shared between Germany and the Netherlands.
  19. ^ a b c The natural site Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians is shared between Slovakia, Germany, Ukraine.
  20. ^ a b The cultural site Frontiers of the Roman Empire is shared between Germany and the United Kingdom.
  21. ^ a b The cultural site Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski is shared between Germany and Poland.
  22. ^ In addition, the former cultural site Dresden Elbe Valley has been delisted.
  23. ^ a b The cultural site Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura is shared between the Holy See and Italy.
  24. ^ a b The natural site Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is shared between Hungary and Slovakia.
  25. ^ a b The natural site Monte San Giorgio is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  26. ^ a b The cultural site Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  27. ^ "Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls" is listed separately, without State Party, owing to the unresolved nature of its status. For purposes of convenience, it is listed in the "Arab States" UNESCO region, without inference as to it legal or political status therein.
  28. ^ a b c The natural site Western Tien-Shan is shared between Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan.
  29. ^ a b The mixed site Maloti-Drakensberg Park is shared between Lesotho and South Africa.
  30. ^ a b The cultural site Curonian Spit is shared between Lithuania and Russia.
  31. ^ a b The natural site Uvs Nuur Basin is shared between Mongolia and Russia.
  32. ^ Kathmandu Valley has seven groups of monuments & buildings within its boundaries and are listed under one name. The seven groups are: the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, Buddhist Stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, and Hindu Temples of Pashupatinath and Changu Narayan, also there are places like muktinath, budanilkantha which are listed are world heritage site
  33. ^ In addition, the former natural site Arabian Oryx Sanctuary has been delisted.
  34. ^ a b The cultural site Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine is shared between Poland and Ukraine.
  35. ^ a b The cultural site Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde is shared between Portugal and Spain.
  36. ^ a b The cultural site Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija is shared between Slovenia and Spain.
  37. ^ a b The natural site Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ World Heritage List, UNESCO World Heritage Sites official sites.
  2. ^ According to UNESCO World Heritage Site, States parties are countries that have signed and ratified the World Heritage Convention.
  3. ^ According to UNESCO, Israel is part of Europe and North America Region, http://www.unesco.org/new/en/unesco/worldwide/europe-and-north-america/
  4. ^ "CLT-82/CH/CONF.015/8 - Report of the 1st Extraordinary Session of the Committee". UNESCO. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "CC-81/CONF. 008/2 Rev. - Justification for inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger, 1982: Report of the 6th Session of the Committee". UNESCO. Retrieved 23 October 2013. 

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