Table of World Heritage Sites by country

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World Heritage Sites by country

The Table of World Heritage Sites is evolving as more sites are added to a growing list.

HistoryEdit

There are a total of 936 sites. These include properties in 153 states.[1]

As of March 2012, 189 states have ratified the World Heritage Convention.[1]

The worldwide sites have been divided by the World Heritage Committee into five geographic zones: Africa, Arab States, Asia-Pacific, Europe & North America, and Latin America & the Caribbean.

Table of World Heritage SitesEdit

Country Natural sites Cultural sites Mixed sites Total sites Geographic zone
  Afghanistan 2 2 Asia-Pacific
  Albania 2 2 Europe & North America
  Algeria 6 1 7 Arab States
  Andorra 1 1 Europe & North America
  Argentina 4 4[note 1] 8 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Armenia 3 3 Europe & North America
  Australia 12 3 4 19 Asia-Pacific
  Austria 9[note 2] 9 Europe & North America
  Azerbaijan 2 2 Europe & North America
  Bahrain 1 1 Arab States
  Bangladesh 1 2 3 Asia-Pacific
  Barbados 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Belarus 1[note 3] 3[note 4] 4 Europe & North America
  Belgium 10[note 5] 10 Europe & North America
  Belize 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Benin 1 1 Africa
  Bolivia 1 5 6 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 2 Europe & North America
  Botswana 1 1 Africa
  Brazil 7 11[note 1] 18 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Bulgaria 2 7 9 Europe & North America
  Burkina Faso 1 1 Africa
  Cambodia 2 2 Asia-Pacific
  Cameroon 1 1 Africa
  Canada 9[note 6] 6 15 Europe & North America
  Cape Verde 1 1 Africa
  Central African Republic 1 1 Africa
  Chile 5 5 Latin America & the Caribbean
  People's Republic of China 8 29 4 41 Asia-Pacific
  Colombia 2 5 7 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Costa Rica 3[note 7] 3 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Côte d'Ivoire 3[note 8] 3 Africa
  Croatia 1 6 7 Europe & North America
  Cuba 2 7 9 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Cyprus 3 3 Europe & North America
  Czech Republic 12 12 Europe & North America
  North Korea 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Democratic Republic of the Congo 5 5 Africa
  Denmark 1 3 4 Europe & North America
  Dominica 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Dominican Republic 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Ecuador 2 2 4 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Egypt 1 6 7 Arab States
  El Salvador 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Estonia 2[note 4] 2 Europe & North America
  Ethiopia 1 7 8 Africa
  Finland 1[note 9] 6[note 4] 7 Europe & North America
  France 3 33[note 5] 1[note 10] 37 Europe & North America
  Gabon 1 1 Africa
  Gambia 2[note 11] 2 Africa
  Georgia 3 3 Europe & North America
  Germany 3[note 12] 33[note 13][note 14][note 15] 36 Europe & North America
  Ghana 2 2 Africa
  Greece 15 2 17 Europe & North America
  Guatemala 2 1 3 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Guinea 1[note 8] 1 Africa
  Haiti 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
   Holy See 2[note 16] 2 Europe & North America
  Honduras 1 1 2 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Hungary 1[note 17] 8[note 2] 9 Europe & North America
  Iceland 1 1 2 Europe & North America
  India 6 23 29 Asia-Pacific
  Indonesia 4 3 7 Asia-Pacific
  Iran (Islamic Republic of) 13 13 Asia-Pacific
  Iraq 3 3 Arab States
  Ireland 2 2 Europe & North America
  Israel 6 6 Asia
  Italy 3[note 18] 44[note 16][note 19] 47 Europe & North America
  Japan 4 12 16 Asia-Pacific
  Jordan 3 3 Arab States
  Kazakhstan 1 2 3 Asia-Pacific
  Kenya 3 2 5 Africa
  Kiribati 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Kyrgyzstan 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Laos 2 2 Asia-Pacific
  Latvia 2[note 4] 2 Europe & North America
  Lebanon 5 5 Arab States
  Libya 5 5 Arab States
  Lithuania 4[note 4][note 20] 4 Europe & North America
  Luxembourg 1 1 Europe & North America
  Macedonia 1 1 Europe & North America
  Madagascar 2 1 3 Africa
  Malawi 1 1 2 Africa
  Malaysia 2 1 3 Asia-Pacific
  Mali 3 1 4 Africa
  Malta 3 3 Europe & North America
  Marshall Islands 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Mauritania 1 1 2 Arab States
  Mauritius 2 2 Africa
  Mexico 4 27 31 Europe & North America
  Moldova 1[note 4] 1 Europe & North America
  Mongolia 1[note 21] 1 2 Asia-Pacific
  Montenegro 1 1 2 Europe & North America
  Morocco 8 8 Arab States
  Mozambique 1 1 Africa
  Namibia 1 1 Africa
    Nepal 2 2[note 22] 4 Asia-Pacific
  Netherlands 1[note 12] 8 9 Europe & North America
  New Zealand 2 1 3 Asia-Pacific
  Nicaragua 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Niger 2 2 Africa
  Nigeria 2 2 Africa
  Norway 1 6[note 4] 7 Europe & North America
  Oman [note 23] 4 4 Arab States
  Pakistan 6 6 Asia-Pacific
  Panama 3[note 7] 2 5 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Papua New Guinea 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Paraguay 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Peru 2 7 2 11 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Philippines 2 3 5 Asia-Pacific
  Poland 1[note 3] 12[note 14] 13 Europe & North America
  Portugal 1 12[note 24] 13 Europe & North America
  South Korea 1 9 10 Asia-Pacific
  Romania 1 6 7 Europe & North America
  Russian Federation 9[note 21] 15[note 4][note 20] 24 Europe & North America
  Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Saint Lucia 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  San Marino 1 1 Europe & North America
  Saudi Arabia 2 2 Arab States
  Senegal 2 3[note 11] 5 Africa
  Serbia 4 4 Europe & North America
  Seychelles 2 2 Africa
  Slovakia 2[note 17][note 25] 5 7 Europe & North America
  Slovenia 1 1 2 Europe & North America
  Solomon Islands 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  South Africa 3 4 1 8 Africa
  Spain 3 38[note 24] 2[note 10] 43 Europe & North America
  Sri Lanka 2 6 8 Asia-Pacific
  Sudan 2 2 Arab States
  Suriname 1 1 2 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Sweden 1[note 9] 12[note 4] 1 14 Europe & North America
   Switzerland 3[note 18] 8[note 19] 11 Europe & North America
  Syria 6 6 Arab States
  Tajikistan 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Tanzania 3 3 1 7 Africa
  Thailand 2 3 5 Asia-Pacific
  Togo 1 1 Africa
  Tunisia 1 7 8 Arab States
  Turkey 8 2 10 Europe & North America
  Turkmenistan 3 3 Asia-Pacific
  Uganda 2 1 3 Africa
  Ukraine 1 4[note 4] 5 Europe & North America
  United Kingdom 4 23[note 13] 1 28 Europe & North America
  United States of America 12[note 6] 8 1 21 Europe & North America
  United Arab Emirates 1 1 Arab States
  Uruguay 1 1 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Uzbekistan 4 4 Asia-Pacific
  Vanuatu 1 1 Asia-Pacific
  Venezuela 1 2 3 Latin America & the Caribbean
  Vietnam 2 5 7 Asia-Pacific
  Yemen 1 3 4 Arab States
  Zambia 1[note 26] 1 Africa
  Zimbabwe 2[note 26] 3 5 Africa
(less duplications) 12 19 1 32  
Total 183 725 28 936 153 states

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NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 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. 2.0 2.1 The cultural site Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape is shared between Austria and Hungary.
  3. 3.0 3.1 The natural site Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest is shared between Belarus and Poland.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 The cultural site Struve Geodetic Arc is shared among Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Moldova, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
  5. 5.0 5.1 The cultural site Belfries of Belgium and France is shared between Belgium and France.
  6. 6.0 6.1 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.
  7. 7.0 7.1 The natural site Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park is shared between Costa Rica and Panama.
  8. 8.0 8.1 The natural site Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is shared between Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea.
  9. 9.0 9.1 The natural site High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago is shared between Finland and Sweden.
  10. 10.0 10.1 The mixed site Pyrénées - Mont Perdu is shared between France and Spain.
  11. 11.0 11.1 The cultural site Stone Circles of Senegambia is shared between Gambia and Senegal.
  12. 12.0 12.1 The natural site The Wadden Sea is shared between Germany and the Netherlands.
  13. 13.0 13.1 The cultural site Frontiers of the Roman Empire is shared between Germany and the United Kingdom.
  14. 14.0 14.1 The cultural site Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski is shared between Germany and Poland.
  15. In addition, the former cultural site Dresden Elbe Valley has been delisted.
  16. 16.0 16.1 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.
  17. 17.0 17.1 The natural site Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is shared between Hungary and Slovakia.
  18. 18.0 18.1 The natural site Monte San Giorgio is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  19. 19.0 19.1 The cultural site Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  20. 20.0 20.1 The cultural site Curonian Spit is shared between Lithuania and Russia.
  21. 21.0 21.1 The natural site Uvs Nuur Basin is shared between Mongolia and Russia.
  22. Kathmandu Valley has 8 sites within its boundaries and are listed under one name. The sites are: the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, Buddhist Stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, and Hindu Temples of Pashupatinath and Changu Narayan
  23. In addition, the former natural site Arabian Oryx Sanctuary has been delisted.
  24. 24.0 24.1 The cultural site Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde is shared between Portugal and Spain.
  25. The natural site Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians is shared between Slovakia and Ukraine.
  26. 26.0 26.1 The natural site Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 World Heritage List, UNESCO World Heritage Sites official sites; retrieved 2012-6-15.

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