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List of World Heritage Sites (N - Z)

C = Cultural site
N = Natural site

(R) = red list of sites in danger

Country Name Already visited? Inscription Date Inscription Date
alt Namibia
Twyfelfontein 2007
C
  Namib Sand Sea 2013
N
 Nepal
Kathmandu Valley 1979
C

Sagarmatha National Park 1979
N

Royal Chitwan National Park 1984
N

Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha 1997
C
Netherlands
Schokland and Surroundings 1995
C

Defence Line of Amsterdam 1996
C

Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout 1997
C

D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station 1998
C

Beemster Polder 1999
C

Rietveld Schröder House 2000
C

The Wadden Sea alt 2009
N
  Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht
alt 2010
C
Netherlands Antilles
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour 1997
C
New Zealand
Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand (Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, Westland/Tai Poutini National Park, Mount Aspiring National Park and Fiordland National Park) alt 1990
N

Tongariro National Park alt 1990
C / N

New Zealand sub-antarctic islands (Snares Islands, Bounty Islands, Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands and Campbell Islands) 1998
N
Nicaragua
Ruins of León Viejo 2000
C
  León Cathedral 2011
C
alt Niger
Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves 1991
N (R)

W National Park of Niger 1996
N
  Historic Centre of Agadez 2013
C
alt Nigeria
Sukur Cultural Landscape 1999
C

Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove 2005
C
North Korea
Complex of Goguryeo Tombs 2004
C
  Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong 2013
C
Norway
Bryggen 1979
C

Urnes Stave Church 1979
C

Røros 1980
C

Rock Drawings at Alta 1985
C

Vegaøyan — the Vega Archipelago 2004
C

Struve Geodetic Arc - transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Sweden, the Russian Federation and Ukraine 2005
C

West Norwegian Fjords - Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord 2005
N
Oman
Bahla Fort
1987
C

Archaeological sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn 1998
C

Land of Frankincense 2000
C

Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman 2006
C
Pakistan
Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro 1980
C

Buddhist Ruins at Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol 1980
C

Taxila 1980
C

Fort and Shalimar Gardens in Lahore 1981
C (R)

Historic Monuments of Thatta 1981
C
  Rohtas Fort 1997
C
Palau
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon 2012
C / N
Palestine
Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem 2012
C (R)
Panama
Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-Fort San Lorenzo 1980
C (R)

Darien National Park 1981
N

Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park (shared with Costa Rica) 1990
N

Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá 1997
C

Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection 2005
N
Papua New Guinea
Kuk Early Agricultural Site 2008
C
Paraguay
Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue 1993
C
Peru
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone 1986
C (R)

Chavin (Archaeological site) 1985
C

City of Cusco 1983
C

Historic centre of Lima 1988
C

Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu 1983
C / N
  Historic centre of Arequipa 2000
C
  Huascaran National Park 1985
N
  Lines and Geoglyphs of Nazca and Pampas de Jumana 1994
C
  Manu National Park 1987
N
  Rio Abiseo National Park 1990
C / N
  Sacred City of Caral-Supe 2009
C
Philippines
Baroque Churches of the Philippines, including San Agustin Church, Paoay Church, Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion (Santa Maria) Church, and Santo Tomas de Villanueva (Miag-ao) Church 1993
C

Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park 1993
N

Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras, including Banaue-Batad Cluster, Banaue-Bangaan Cluster, Hunduan Cluster, Mayoyao Cluster and Kiangan Cluster 1995
C (R)

Historic Town of Vigan 1999
C
  Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park 1999
N
Poland
Kraków's Historical Centre 1978
C

Wieliczka Salt Mine 1978
C

Former Nazi German Concentration Camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, near Oświęcim 1979
C

Białowieża Foresttransboundary property, shared with Belarus where it is known as Belovezhskaya Pushcha National Park 1979, 1992
N

Historical Centre of Warsaw 1980
C

Old City of Zamość 1992
C
  Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork 1997
C
  Medieval Town of Toruń 1997
C
  Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park 1999
C
  Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica 2001
C
  Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland 2003
C
  Park Mużakowski on both sides of the Nysa Rivertransboundary property, shared with Germany where it is known as Muskauer Park 2004
C
  Centennial Hall in Wrocław 2006
C
  Wooden Tserkvas of Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine 2013
C
Portugal
Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroísmo on Terceira Island, Azores 1983
C

Convent of Christ in Tomar 1983
C

Monastery of Batalha 1983
C

Monastery of the Hieronymites and Belém Tower in Lisbon 1983
C

Historic Centre of Évora 1986
C

Monastery of Alcobaça 1989
C

Cultural Landscape of Sintra 1995
C
  Historic Centre of Porto 1996
C
  Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley 1998
C
  Laurisilva forests of Madeira 1999
N
  Alto Douro Wine Region 2001
C
  Historic Centre of Guimarães 2001
C
  Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture, Azores 2004
C
  Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications 2012
C
  University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia 2013
C
Qatar
Al Zubarah Archaeological Site 2013
C
Romania
Danube Delta 1991
N

Churches of Moldavia (7) 1993
C

Monastery of Horezu 1993
C

Villages with fortified churches in Transylvania (7) 1993, 1999
C

Dacian Fortresses of the Orăştie Mountains (6) 1999
C

Historic Centre of Sighişoara 1999
C

Wooden Churches of Maramureş (8) 1999
C
Russia
Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra 1993
C

Church of the Ascension in Kolomenskoye 1994
C

Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent, Dagestan 2003
C

Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands 1992
C

Curonian Spit — transboundary property, shared with Lithuania 2000
C

Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery 2000
C

Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent 2004
C
  Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin (including Qol-Sharif mosque and Orthodox cathedral), Tatarstan 2000
C
  Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments — includes Tsarskoe Selo, Peterhof, Pavlovsk Palace, Strelna, Gatchina, Oranienbaum, Ropsha, Pulkovo, Shlisselburg, Kronstadt 1990
C
  Historic Centre of the City of Yaroslavl 2005
C
  Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings 1992
C
  Kizhi Pogost, Karelia 1990
C
  Moscow Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow
1990
C
  Struve Geodetic Arc — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine 2005
C
  Virgin Komi Forests, Komi 1995
N
  Western Caucasus 1999
N
  White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal 1992
C
  Central Sikhote-Alin 2001
N
  Golden Mountains of Altai 1998
N
  Lake Baikal, Buryatia 1998
N
  Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve, Chukotka 2004
N
  Uvs Nuur Basin, Tuva, shared with Mongolia 2003
N
  Volcanoes of Kamchatka 1996
N
  Putorana Plateau
2010
N
  Lena Pillars Nature Park 2012
N
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park 1999
C
Saint Lucia
Pitons Management Area 2004
N
San Marino
San Marino Historic Centre and Monte Titano 2008
C
Saudi Arabia
Al-Hijr Archaeological Site 2008
C
  At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah
2010
C
alt Senegal
Island of Gorée 1978
C

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary 1981
N
  Niokolo-Koba National Park 1981
N (R)
  Island of Saint-Louis 2000
C
  Stone Circles of Senegambia (shared with Gambia) 2006
C
  Saloum Delta 2011
C
  Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes 2012
C
Serbia
Cultural-Historical Region of Stari Ras and Sopoćani Monastery 1979
C

Studenica monastery 1986
C

Medieval Monuments in Kosovo includes:

Dečani Monastery
Patriarchate of Peć
Gračanica Monastery
Our Lady of Ljeviš
2004, 2006
C (R)

Gamzigrad-Romuliana 2007
C
alt Seychelles
Aldabra Atoll 1982
N

Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve 1983
N
Slovakia
Banská Štiavnica 1993
C

Levoča, Spiš Castle and associated cultural monuments 1993, 2009
C

Vlkolínec 1993
C

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karsttransboundary property shared with Hungary 1995, 2000
N

Bardejov 2000
C

Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathianstransboundary property shared with Ukraine 2007
N

Carpathian Wooden Churches 2008
C
Slovenia
Škocjan Caves 1986
N
  Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps 2011
C
  Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija 2012
C
Solomon Islands
East Rennell 1998
N (R)
alt South Africa
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs 1999
C

iSimangaliso Wetland Park 1999
N

Robben Island 1999
C

uKhahlamba/Drakensberg Park 2000
C / N

Cape Floral Region Protected Areas 2003
N

Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape 2003
C

Vredefort Dome 2005
N

Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape 2007
C
South Korea
Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks 1995
C

Jongmyo shrine 1995
C

Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple 1995
C

Changdeokgung Palace Complex 1997
C

Hwaseong Fortress 1997
C

Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites 2000
C

Gyeongju Historic Areas 2000
C

Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes 2007
N
  Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty 2009
C
  Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong
2010
C
Spain
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada alt 1984, 1994
C

Burgos Cathedral 1984
C

Historic Centre of Córdoba 1984, 1994
C

Escorial Monastery and Site of the El Escorial, Madrid 1984
C

Works of Antoni Gaudí
1984, 2005
C

Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain 1985, 2008
C
  Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of Asturias 1985, 1998
C
  Old Town of Ávila, with its Extra-Muros churches 1985
C
  Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct 1985
C
  Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) 1985
C
  Garajonay National Park (Canaries) 1986
N
  Historic City of Toledo 1986
C
  Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon 1986, 2001
C
  Old Town of Cáceres 1986
C
  Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville 1987
C
  Old City of Salamanca 1988
C
  Poblet Monastery 1991
C
  Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida 1993
C
  Route of Santiago de Compostela 1993
C
  Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe 1993
C
  Doñana National Park 1994
N
  Historic Walled Town of Cuenca 1996
C
  La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia 1996
C
  Las Médulas 1997
C
  Palau de la Música Catalana and the Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona 1997
C
  Pyrénées: Mont Perdu— transboundary property, shared with France 1997, 1999
C / N
  San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries 1997
C
  Rock-Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula 1998
C
  Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde 1998
C
  University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares 1998
C
  Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture 1999
C / N
  San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Canaries) 1999
C
  Archaeological Ensemble of Tarraco in Tarragona 2000
C
  Archaeological Site of Atapuerca (Burgos) 2000
C
  Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí 2000
C
  Palm tree forest of Elche 2000
C
  Roman Walls of Lugo 2000
C
  Aranjuez Cultural Landscape 2001
C
  Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza 2003
C
  Vizcaya Bridge 2006
C
  Teide National Park (Canaries) 2007
N
  Tower of Hercules, in A Coruña 2009
C
  Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana 2011
C
  Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija 2012
C
Sri Lanka
Ancient City of Polonnaruwa 1982
C

Ancient City of Sigiriya 1982
C

Sacred City of Anuradhapura 1982
C

Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications 1988
C

Sacred City of Kandy 1988
C

Sinharaja Forest Reserve 1988
N

Golden Temple of Dambulla 1991
C
  Central Highlands of Sri Lanka
2010
N
alt Sudan
Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region 2003
C
  Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe 2011
C
Suriname
Central Suriname Nature Reserve 2000
N

Historic Inner City of Paramaribo 2002
C
Sweden
Drottningholm Palace, Theatre 1991
C

Birka and Hovgården (on the islands Björkö and Adelsö in Mälaren near Stockholm) 1993
C

Engelsberg Ironworks 1993
C

Rock carvings in Tanumshede 1994
C

Skogskyrkogården (in Stockholm) 1994
C

Hanseatic town of Visby 1995
C

Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå 1996
C

Laponian area, Swedish Lapland 1996
C / N
  Naval Port of Karlskrona 1998
C
  Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland 2000
C
  High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago — transboundary property, shared with Finland 2000, 2006
N
  Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun 2001
C
  Varberg Radio Station at Grimeton 2004
C
  Struve Geodetic Arc — transboundary property, shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Sweden and Ukraine 2005
C
  Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland 2012
C
Switzerland
Benedictine Convent of Saint John (Claustra Son Jon) at Müstair 1983
C

Abbey of St. Gall 1983
C

Old City of Berne
1983
C

Tre Castelli with defensive wall and ramparts in Bellinzona 2000
C

Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area 2001
N

Monte San Giorgio 2003
N

Wine-growing area of Lavaux 2007
C

Sardona Tectonic Area 2008
C
  Raetian Railway (shared with Italy) alt 2008
N
  La Chaux-de-Fonds and Le Locle, architectural heritage of a watchmaking area 2009
C
  Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps 2011
C
Syria
Ancient City of Damascus 1979
C (R)

Ancient City of Bosra 1980
C (R)

Site of Palmyra 1980
C (R)

Ancient City of Aleppo 1986
C (R)

Crac des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El-Din 2006
C (R)
  Ancient Villages of Northern Syria 2011
C (R)
Tajikistan
Proto-urban site of Sarazm
2010
C
  Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) 2013
N
alt Tanzania
Ngorongoro Conservation Area 1979
N

Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara 1981
C (R)

Serengeti National Park 1981
N

Selous Game Reserve 1982
N

Kilimanjaro National Park 1987
N

Stone Town, Zanzibar 2000
C

Kondoa Rock Art Sites 2006
C
Thailand
Historic City of Ayutthaya 1991
C

Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns 1991
C

Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries 1991
N

Ban Chiang Archaeological Site 1992
C

Dong PhayayenKhao Yai Forest Complex 2005
N
alt Togo
Koutammakou, Land of the Batammariba 2004
C
alt Tunisia
Amphitheatre of El Jem 1979
C

Medina of Tunis 1979
C

Site of Carthage 1979
C

Ichkeul National Park 1980
N

Punic Town of Kerkouane and its Necropolis 1985
C

Kairouan 1988
C

Medina of Sousse 1988
C

Dougga/Thugga 1997
C
Turkey
Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia 1985
C / N

Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği 1985
C

Historic Areas of Istanbul 1985
C

Hattusa: the Hittite Capital 1986
C

Nemrut Dağ 1987
C

HierapolisPamukkale 1988
C / N

XanthosLetoon 1988
C

City of Safranbolu 1994
C

Archaeological Site of Troy 1998
C
  Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex 2011
C
  Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük 2012
C
Turkmenistan
State Historical and Cultural Park "Ancient Merv" 1995
C

Kunya-Urgench 2005
C

Parthian Fortress of Nisa 2007
C
alt Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park 1994
N

Ruwenzori Mountains National Park 1994
N

Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi 2001
C (R)
Ukraine
Saint Sophia Cathedral 1990
C

Kiev Pechersk Lavra 1990
C

Old Town (Lviv) 1998
C

Struve Geodetic Arc 1998
C

Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians 2007
N
  Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans 2011
C
  Wooden tserkvas of Carpathian region in Poland and Ukraine 2013
C
  Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora 2013
C
United Arab Emirates
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) 2011
C
United Kingdom
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, South Wales 2000
C

Blenheim Palace 1987
C

Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church 1988
C

Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd: Beaumaris, Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech, Wales 1986
C

City of Bath 1987
C

Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape 2006
C
  Derwent Valley Mills 2001
C
  Durham Castle and Durham Cathedral 1986
C
  Frontiers of the Roman Empire: Hadrian's Wall 1987
C
  Heart of Neolithic Orkney, Scotland 1999
C
  Ironbridge Gorge 1986
C
  Liverpool - Maritime Mercantile City 2004
C
  Maritime Greenwich 1997
C
  New Lanark, Scotland 2001
C
  Old Town and New Town of Edinburgh, Scotland 1995
C
  Pontcysyllte Aqueduct 2009
C
  Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew 2003
C
  Saltaire 2001
C
  Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites 1986
C
  Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey 1986
C
  Tower of London 1988
C
  Westminster Abbey, Palace of Westminster, Westminster School and St. Margaret's Church 1987
C
  St Kilda, Scotland 1986
N / C
  Giant's Causeway, Northern Ireland 1986
N
  Gough and Inaccessible Island (Saint Helena) 1995
N
  Henderson Island (Pitcairn Islands) 1988
N
  Dorset and East Devon Coast 2001
N
United States
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site - Illinois 1982
C

Carlsbad Caverns National Park - New Mexico 1995
N

Chaco Culture - New Mexico 1987
C

Everglades National Park - Florida
1979
N (R)

Grand Canyon National Park - Arizona 1979
N

Great Smoky Mountains National Park - Tennessee and North Carolina 1983
N

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park - Hawaii 1987
N
  Independence Hall - Pennsylvania 1979
N
  Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini-Alsek - Alaska (shared with Canada) 1979
N
  La Fortaleza and San Juan National Historic Site - Puerto Rico 1983
C
  Mammoth Cave - Kentucky 1981
N
  Mesa Verde National Park - Colorado 1978
C
  Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville - Virginia 1987
C
  Olympic National Park - Washington 1981
N
  Redwood National and State Parks - California 1980
N
  Pueblo de Taos - New Mexico 1992
C
  Statue of Liberty - New York 1984
C
  Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park (union of Waterton Lakes (Canada) and Glacier (U.S.) parks) - Montana (shared with Canada) 1995
N
  Yellowstone National Park - Wyoming, extending into Montana and Idaho 1978
N
  Yosemite National Park - California 1984
N
  Papahānaumokuākea
2010
C / N
Uruguay
Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento 1995
C
Uzbekistan
Itchan Kala in Khiva 1990
C

Historic Centre of Bukhara 1993
C

Historic Centre of Shahrisabz 2000
C

Samarkand - Crossroads of Cultures 2001
C
Vanuatu
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain 2008
C
Venezuela
Canaima National Park 1994
N

Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas 2000
C

Coro and its Port 1993 C (R)
Vietnam
Complex of Huế Monuments 1993
C

Ha Long Bay 1994
N

Hoi An Ancient Town 1999
C

My Son Sanctuary 1999
C

Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park 2003
N
  Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi
2010
C
  Citadel of the Hồ Dynasty 2011
C
Yemen
Old Walled City of Shibam 1982
C

Old City of Sana'a 1986
C

Historic Town of Zabid 1993
C (R)

Socotra Archipelago 2008
N
alt Zambia
Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (shared with Zimbabwe) 1989
N
alt Zimbabwe
Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas 1984
N

Great Zimbabwe National Monument 1986
C

Khami Ruins National Monument 1986
C

Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (shared with Zambia) 1989
N

Matobo Hills 2003
C
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