List of World Heritage Sites by year of inscription

This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the world by year of inscription, selected during the annual sessions of the World Heritage Committee.[1][2] The first World Heritage Site in the list is the Galápagos Islands,[3] while the countries with the largest number of sites (including sites shared with other countries) are China and Italy, both with 55 entries.[4] The country with the largest number of sites by itself alone (excluding sites shared with other countries) is China, with 54 entries.[5] (F) denotes the country's first inscription.

2020 (44th session)Edit

As of July 2020, this year's session has been postponed indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[6]
Host:   China

2019 (43rd session)Edit

29 sites (24 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Azerbaijan

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Budj Bim Cultural Landscape Cultural 1507
  Azerbaijan Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace Cultural 1549
  Bahrain Dilmun Burial Mounds Cultural 1542
  Brazil Paraty and Ilha Grande – Culture and Biodiversity Mixed 1308
  Burkina Faso Ancient Ferrous Metallurgy Sites of Burkina Faso
(Douroula, Tiwêga, Yamané, Kindibo and Békuy)
Cultural 1602
  Canada Writing-on-Stone / Áísínai'pi Cultural 1597
  China Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City Cultural 1592
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow SeaBohai Gulf of China (Phase I) Natural 1606
  Czech Republic Landscape for Breeding and Training of Ceremonial Carriage Horses at Kladruby nad Labem Cultural 1589
  Czech Republic
Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region Cultural 1478
  France French Austral Lands and Seas Natural 1603
  Germany Water Management System of Augsburg Cultural 1580
  Iceland Vatnajökull National Park – dynamic nature of fire and ice Natural 1604
  India Jaipur City, Rajasthan Cultural 1605
  Italy Le Colline del Prosecco di Conegliano e Valdobbiadene
(Italian for '"The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene"')
Cultural 1571
  Indonesia Ombilin Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto Cultural 1610
  Iran Hyrcanian forests Natural 1584
  Iraq Babylon Cultural 278
  Japan Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group Cultural 1593
  Laos Megalithic Jar Sites in Xiengkhuang - Plain of Jars Cultural 1587
  Myanmar Bagan Cultural 1588
  Poland Krzemionki Prehistoric Striped Flint Mining Region Cultural 1599
  Portugal Royal Building of Mafra – Palace, Basilica, Convent, Cerco Garden and Hunting Park (Tapada) Cultural 1573
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga Cultural 1590
  Russia Churches of the Pskov School of Architecture Cultural 1523
  South Korea Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies Cultural 1498
  Spain Risco Caído and the Sacred Mountains of Gran Canaria Cultural Landscape Cultural 1578
  United Kingdom Jodrell Bank Observatory Cultural 1594
  United States The 20th-century Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright Cultural 1496

2018 (42nd session)Edit

19 sites (13 cultural, 3 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:   Bahrain

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Canada Pimachiowin Aki Mixed 1415
  China Fanjingshan Natural 1559
  Colombia Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar” Mixed 1174
  Denmark Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea Cultural 1557
  France Chaine des Puys - Limagne fault tectonic arena Natural 1434
  Germany Archaeological Border Complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke Cultural 1553
Naumburg Cathedral Cultural 1470
  India Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai Cultural 1480
  Iran Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region Cultural 1568
  Italy Ivrea, Industrial City of the 20th Century Cultural 1538
  Japan Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region Cultural 1495
  Kenya Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site Cultural 1450
  Mexico Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica Mixed 1534
  Oman Ancient City of Qalhat Cultural 1537
  Saudi Arabia Al-Ahsa Oasis, an Evolving Cultural Landscape Cultural 1563
  South Africa Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains Natural 1575
  South Korea Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea Cultural 1562
  Spain Caliphate City of Medina Azahara Cultural 1560
  Turkey Göbekli Tepe Cultural 1572

2017 (41st session)Edit

21 sites (18 cultural, 3 natural)
Host:   Poland

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Angola Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo (F) Cultural 1511
  Argentina Los Alerces National Park Natural 1526
  Brazil Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site Cultural 1548
  Cambodia Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura Cultural 1532
  China Kulangsu: a Historic International Settlement Cultural 1541
Qinghai Hoh Xil Natural 1540
Venetian Works of Defence between 15th and 17th centuries: Stato da Terra – western Stato da Mar Cultural 1533
  Denmark Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap Cultural 1536
  Eritrea Asmara: a Modernist City of Africa (F) Cultural 1550
(  French Polynesia) (F)
Taputapuātea Cultural 1529
  Germany Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura Cultural 1527
  India Historic City of Ahmadabad Cultural 1551
  Iran Historic City of Yazd Cultural 1544
  Japan Okinoshima Island and Related Sites in Munakata Region Cultural 1535
Landscapes of Dauria Natural 1448
  Palestine Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town Cultural 1565
  Poland Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine and its Underground Water Management System Cultural 1539
  Russia Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk Cultural 1525
  South Africa ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape Cultural 1545
  Turkey Aphrodisias Cultural 1519
  United Kingdom Lake District National Park Cultural 422

2016 (40th session)Edit

21 sites (12 cultural, 6 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:   Turkey

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Antigua and Barbuda Antigua Naval Dockyard and Related Archaeological Sites (F) Cultural 1499
The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement Cultural 1321
  Bosnia and Herzegovina
Stećci Medieval Tombstones Graveyards Cultural 1504
  Brazil Pampulha Modern Ensemble Cultural 1493
  Canada Mistaken Point Natural 1497
  Chad Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape Mixed 1475
  China Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Cultural 1508
Hubei Shennongjia Natural 1509
  Greece Archaeological Site of Philippi Cultural 1517
  India Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar Cultural 1502
Khangchendzonga National Park Mixed 1513
  Iran The Persian Qanat Cultural 1506
Lut Desert Natural 1505
  Iraq The Ahwar of Southern Iraq: Refuge of Biodiversity and the Relict Landscape of the Mesopotamian Cities Mixed 1481
Western Tien-Shan Natural 1490
  Mexico Archipiélago de Revillagigedo Natural 1510
  Micronesia Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia (F) Cultural 1503
  Spain Antequera Dolmens Site Cultural 1501
  Sudan Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay – Mukkawar Island Marine National Park Natural 262
  Turkey Archaeological Site of Ani Cultural 1518
  United Kingdom
(  Gibraltar) (F)
Gorham's Cave Complex Cultural 1500

2015 (39th session)Edit

24 sites (23 cultural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Germany

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  China Tusi Sites Cultural 1474
  Denmark Christiansfeld, a Moravian Church Settlement Cultural 1468
Par force hunting landscape in North Zealand Cultural 1469
  France Climats, terroirs of Burgundy Cultural 1425
Champagne hillsides, houses and cellars Cultural 1465
  Germany Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus Cultural 1467
  Iran Susa Cultural 1455
Cultural Landscape of Maymand Cultural 1423
  Israel Necropolis of Bet She'arim: A Landmark of Jewish Renewal Cultural 1471
  Italy Arab-Norman Palermo and the Cathedral Churches of Cefalù and Monreale Cultural 1487
  Jamaica Blue and John Crow Mountains National Park (F) Mixed 1356
  Japan Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining Cultural 1484
  Jordan Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) Cultural 1446
  Mexico Aqueduct of Padre Tembleque Hydraulic System Cultural 1463
  Mongolia Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its Surrounding Sacred Landscape Cultural 1440
  Norway Rjukan–Notodden Industrial Heritage Site Cultural 1486
  Saudi Arabia Rock Art in the Ha'il Region of Saudi Arabia Cultural 1472
  Singapore Singapore Botanic Gardens (F) Cultural 1483
  South Korea Baekje Historic Areas Cultural 1477
  Turkey Diyarbakır Fortress and Hevsel Gardens Cultural Landscape Cultural 1488
Ephesus Cultural 1018
  United Kingdom The Forth Bridge Cultural 1485
  United States San Antonio Missions Cultural 1466
  Uruguay Fray Bentos Cultural-Industrial Landscape Cultural 1464

2014 (38th session)Edit

26 sites (22 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Qatar

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System Cultural 1459
  Botswana Okavango Delta Natural 1432
  China The Grand Canal Cultural 1443
Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor Cultural 1442
  Costa Rica Precolumbian chiefdom settlements with stone spheres of the Diquís Cultural 1453
  Denmark Stevns Klint Natural 1416
  France Decorated Cave of Pont d'Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d'Arc, Ardèche Cultural 1426
  Germany Carolingian Westwork and Civitas Corvey Cultural 1447
  India Great Himalayan National Park Cultural 1406
Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen's Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat Cultural 922
  Iran Shahr-I Sokhta Cultural 1456
  Iraq Erbil Citadel Cultural 1437
  Israel Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves Cultural 1370
  Italy The Vineyard Landscape of Piedmont: Langhe-Roero and Monferrato Cultural 1390
  Japan Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites Cultural 1449
  Myanmar Pyu Ancient Cities (F) Cultural 1444
  Netherlands Van Nellefabriek Cultural 1441
  Palestine Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir Cultural 1492
  Philippines Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary Natural 1403
  Russia Bolghar Historical and Archaeological Complex Cultural 981
  Saudi Arabia Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah Cultural 1361
  South Korea Namhansanseong Cultural 1439
  Turkey Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire Cultural 1452
Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape Cultural 1457
  United States Monumental Earthworks of Poverty Point Cultural 1435
  Vietnam Trang An Landscape Complex Mixed 1438

2013 (37th session)Edit

19 sites (14 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:   Cambodia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Canada Red Bay Basque Whaling Station Cultural 1412
  China Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces Cultural 1111
Xinjiang Tianshan Natural 1414
  Fiji Levuka Historical Port Town (F) Cultural 1399
  Germany Bergpark Wilhelmshöhe Cultural 1413
  India Hill Forts of Rajasthan Cultural 247
  Iran Golestan Palace Cultural 1422
  Italy Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany Cultural 175
Mount Etna Natural 1427
  Japan Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration Cultural 1418
  Mexico El Pinacate and Gran Desierto de Altar Biosphere Reserve Natural 1410
  Namibia Namib Sand Sea Natural 1430
  Niger Historic Centre of Agadez Cultural 1268
  North Korea Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong Cultural 1278
Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian Region in Poland and Ukraine Cultural 1424
  Portugal University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia Cultural 1387
  Qatar Al Zubarah Archaeological Site (F) Cultural 1402
  Tajikistan Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) Natural 1252
  Ukraine Ancient City of Tauric Chersonese and its Chora Cultural 1411

2012 (36th session)Edit

26 sites (20 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Russia

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Bahrain Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy Cultural 1364
  Belgium Major Mining Sites of Wallonia Cultural 1344
  Brazil Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea Cultural 1100
  Central African Republic
  Congo (F)
Sangha Trinational Natural 1380
  Canada Landscape of Grand Pré Cultural 1404
  Chad Lakes of Ounianga (F) Natural 1400
  China Chengjiang Fossil Site Natural 1388
Site of Xanadu Cultural 1389
  Côte d'Ivoire Historic Town of Grand-Bassam Cultural 1322
  France Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin Cultural 1360
  Germany Margravial Opera House Bayreuth Cultural 1379
  India Western Ghats Natural 1342
  Indonesia Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy Cultural 1194
  Iran Gonbad-e Qābus Cultural 1398
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan Cultural 1397
  Israel Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me'arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves Cultural 1393
  Malaysia Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley Cultural 1396
  Morocco Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage Cultural 1401
  Palau Rock Islands Southern Lagoon (F) Mixed 1386
  Palestine Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (F) Cultural 1433
  Portugal Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications Cultural 1367
  Russia Lena Pillars Nature Park Natural 1299
  Senegal Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes Cultural 1407
Heritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija Cultural 1313
  Sweden Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland Cultural 1282
  Turkey Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük Cultural 1405

2011 (35th session)Edit

25 sites (21 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Ningaloo Coast Natural 1369
Prehistoric Pile dwellings around the Alps Cultural 1363
  Barbados Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison (F) Cultural 1376
  China West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou Cultural 1334
  Colombia Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia Cultural 1121
  Ethiopia Konso Cultural Landscape Cultural 1333
  France The Causses and the Cévennes, Mediterranean agro-pastoral Cultural Landscape Cultural 1153
  Germany Fagus Factory in Alfeld Cultural 1368
  Iran The Persian Garden Cultural 1372
  Italy Longobards in Italy. Places of the Power (568–774 A.D.) Cultural 1318
  Japan Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land Cultural 1277
Ogasawara Islands Natural 1362
  Jordan Wadi Rum Protected Area Mixed 1377
  Kenya Fort Jesus, Mombasa Cultural 1295
Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley Natural 1060
  Mongolia Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai Cultural 1382
  Nicaragua León Cathedral Cultural 1236
  Senegal Saloum Delta Cultural 1359
  Spain Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana Cultural 1371
  Sudan Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe Cultural 1336
  Syria Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Cultural 1348
  Turkey Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex Cultural 1366
  Ukraine Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Cultural 1330
  United Arab Emirates Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) (F) Cultural 1343
  Vietnam Citadel of the Ho Dynasty Cultural 1358

2010 (34th session)Edit

21 sites (15 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Brazil

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Australian Convict Sites Cultural 1306
  Brazil São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão Cultural 1272
  China China Danxia Natural 1335
Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in 'The Centre of Heaven and Earth' Cultural 1305
(Réunion) (F)
Episcopal City of Albi Cultural 1337
Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island Natural 1317
  India The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur Cultural 1338
  Iran Sheikh Safi al-Din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil Cultural 1345
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex Cultural 1346
  Kiribati Phoenix Islands Protected Area (F) Natural 1325
  Marshall Islands Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site (F) Cultural 1339
  Mexico Camino Real de Tierra Adentro Cultural 1351
Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca Cultural 1352
  Netherlands Seventeenth-Century Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht Cultural 1349
  Russia Putorana Plateau Natural 1234
  Saudi Arabia At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah Cultural 1329
  South Korea Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong Cultural 1324
  Sri Lanka Central Highlands of Sri Lanka Natural 1203
  Tajikistan Proto-urban Site of Sarazm (F) Cultural 1141
  United States
(  Hawaii) (F)
Papahānaumokuākea Mixed 1326
  Vietnam Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi Cultural 1328

2009 (33rd session)Edit

13 sites (11 cultural, 2 natural)
Host:   Spain

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Belgium Stoclet House Cultural 1298
  Burkina Faso Ruins of Loropéni (F) Cultural 1225
  Cabo Verde Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande (F) Cultural 1310
  China Mount Wutai Cultural 1279
Wadden Sea Natural 1314
  Iran Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System Cultural 1315
  Italy The Dolomites Natural 1237
  Kyrgyzstan Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain (F) Cultural 1230
  Peru Sacred City of Caral-Supe Cultural 1269
  South Korea Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty Cultural 1319
  Spain Tower of Hercules Cultural 1312
   Switzerland La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning Cultural 1302
  United Kingdom
(  Wales)
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal Cultural 1303

2008 (32nd session)Edit

27 sites (19 cultural, 8 natural)
Host:   Canada

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Cambodia Temple of Preah Vihear Cultural 1224
  Canada Joggins Fossil Cliffs Natural 1285
  China Fujian Tulou Cultural 1113
Mount Sanqingshan National Park Natural 1292
  Croatia Stari Grad Plain Cultural 1240
  Cuba Historic Centre of Camagüey Cultural 1270
(  New Caledonia) (F)
Fortifications of Vauban Cultural 1283
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems Natural 1115
  Germany Berlin Modernism Housing Estates Cultural 1239
  Iceland Surtsey Natural 1267
  Iran Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran Cultural 1262
  Israel Bahá'í Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee Cultural 1220
  Italy Mantua and Sabbioneta Cultural 1287
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Cultural Landscape Cultural 1276
  Kazakhstan Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan Natural 1102
  Kenya Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests Cultural 1231
  Malaysia Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Cultural 1223
  Mauritius Le Morne Cultural Landscape Cultural 1259
  Mexico Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve Natural 1290
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco Cultural 1274
  Papua New Guinea Kuk Early Agricultural Site (F) Cultural 887
  San Marino San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano (F) Cultural 1245
  Saudi Arabia Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) (F) Cultural 1293
  Slovakia Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area Cultural 1273
   Switzerland Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona Natural 1179
  Vanuatu Chief Roi Mata's Domain (F) Cultural 1280
  Yemen Socotra Archipelago Natural 1263

2007 (31st session)Edit

22 sites (16 cultural, 4 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:   New Zealand

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Australia Sydney Opera House Cultural 166
  Azerbaijan Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Cultural 1076
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad Cultural 1260
  Canada Rideau Canal Cultural 1221
  China Kaiping Diaolou and Villages Cultural 1112
South China Karst (Phase II) Mixed 1248
  France Bordeaux, Port of the Moon Cultural 1256
  Gabon Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda (F) Mixed 1147
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany Natural 1133
  Greece Old Town of Corfu Cultural 978
  India Red Fort Complex Cultural 231
  Iraq Samarra Archaeological City Cultural 276
  Japan Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape Cultural 1246
  Madagascar Rainforests of the Atsinanana Natural 1257
  Mexico Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Cultural 1250
  Namibia Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes (F) Cultural 1255
  Serbia Gamzigrad-Romuliana, Palace of Galerius Cultural 1253
  South Africa Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape Cultural 1265
  South Korea Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes Natural 1264
  Spain Teide National Park Natural 1258
   Switzerland Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces Cultural 1243
  Turkmenistan Parthian Fortresses of Nisa Cultural 1242

2006 (30th session)Edit

18 sites (16 cultural, 2 natural)
Host:   Lithuania

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Chile Sewell Mining Town Cultural 1214
  China Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains Natural 1213
Yin Xu Cultural 1114
  Colombia Malpelo Fauna and Flora Sanctuary Natural 1216
  Ethiopia Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town Cultural 1189
Stone Circles of Senegambia Cultural 1226
  Germany Old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof Cultural 1155
  Iran Bisotun Cultural 1222
  Italy Genoa: Le Strade Nuove and the system of the Palazzi dei Rolli Cultural 1211
  Malawi Chongoni Rock-Art Area Cultural 476
  Mauritius Aapravasi Ghat (F) Cultural 1227
  Mexico Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila Cultural 1209
  Oman Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman Cultural 1207
  Poland Centennial Hall in Wrocław Cultural 1165
  Spain Vizcaya Bridge Cultural 1217
  Syria Crac des Chevaliers and Qal'at Salah El-Din Cultural 1229
  Tanzania Kondoa Rock-Art Sites Cultural 1183
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape Cultural 1215

2005 (29th session)Edit

24 sites (17 cultural, 7 natural)
Host:   South Africa

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Albania Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra Cultural 569
  Bahrain Qal'at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (F) Cultural 1192
  Belarus Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh Cultural 1196
  Moldova (F)
Struve Geodetic Arc Cultural 1187
  Belgium Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex Cultural 1185
  Bosnia and Herzegovina Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar (F) Cultural 946
  Chile Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works Cultural 1178
(  Macao) (F)
Historic Centre of Macao Cultural 1110
  Cuba Urban Historic Centre of Cienfuegos Cultural 1202
  Egypt Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) Natural 1186
  France Le Havre, the City Rebuilt by Auguste Perret Cultural 1181
  Iran Soltaniyeh Cultural 1188
  Israel Biblical Tels – Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba Cultural 1108
Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev Cultural 1107
  Italy Syracuse and the Rocky Necropolis of Pantalica Cultural 1200
  Japan Shiretoko Peninsula Natural 1193
  Mexico Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California Natural 1182
  Nigeria Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove Cultural 1118
  Norway West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord Natural 1195
  Panama Coiba National Park and its Special Zone of Marine Protection Natural 1138
  Russia Historical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl Cultural 1170
  South Africa Vredefort Dome Natural 1162
  Thailand Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex Natural 590
  Turkmenistan Kunya-Urgench Cultural 1199

2004 (28th session)Edit

34 sites (29 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:   China

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Andorra Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley (F) Cultural 1160
  Australia Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens Cultural 1131
  China Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom Cultural 1135
(  Greenland) (F)
Ilulissat Icefjord Natural 1149
  Germany Dresden Elbe Valley Cultural 1156
Town Hall and Roland on the Marketplace of Bremen Cultural 1087
Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski Cultural 1127
  Iceland Þingvellir National Park (F) Cultural 1152
  India Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park Cultural 1101
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) Cultural 945
  Indonesia Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra Natural 1167
  Iran Bam and its Cultural Landscape Cultural 1208
Pasargadae Cultural 1106
  Italy Etruscan Necropolises of Cerveteri and Tarquinia Cultural 1158
Val d'Orcia Cultural 1026
  Japan Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range Cultural 1142
  Jordan Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) Cultural 1093
  Kazakhstan Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly Cultural 1145
  Lithuania Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė) Cultural 1137
  Mali Tomb of Askia Cultural 1139
  Mexico Luis Barragán House and Studio Cultural 1136
  Mongolia Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape Cultural 1081
  Morocco Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) Cultural 1058
  North Korea Complex of Koguryo Tombs (F) Cultural 1091
  Norway Vegaøyan – The Vega Archipelago Cultural 1143
  Portugal Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture Cultural 1117
  Russia Ensemble of the Novodevichy Convent Cultural 1097
Natural System of Wrangel Island Reserve Natural 1023
  Saint Lucia Pitons Management Area (F) Natural 1161
(  Serbia and Montenegro)
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo Cultural 724
  South Africa Cape Floral Region Protected Areas Natural 1007
  Sweden Grimeton Radio Station, Varberg Cultural 1134
  Togo Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba (F) Cultural 1140
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City Cultural 1150

2003 (27th session)Edit

24 sites (19 cultural, 5 natural)
Host:   France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Afghanistan Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Cultural 208
  Argentina Quebrada de Humahuaca Cultural 1116
  Australia Purnululu National Park Natural 1094
  Chile Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso Cultural 959
  China Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas Natural 1083
  Czech Republic Jewish Quarter and St Procopius' Basilica in Třebíč Cultural 1078
  Gambia Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites (F) Cultural 761
  India Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka Cultural 925
  Iran Takht-e Soleyman Cultural 1077
  Iraq Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) Cultural 1130
  Israel White City of Tel-Aviv – the Modern Movement Cultural 1096
  Italy Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy Cultural 1068
Monte San Giorgio Natural 1090
  Kazakhstan Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (F) Cultural 1103
  Mexico Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro Cultural 1079
  Mongolia (F)
Uvs Nuur Basin Natural 769
  Poland Wooden Churches of Southern Małopolska Cultural 1053
  Russia Citadel, Ancient City and Fortress Buildings of Derbent Cultural 1070
  South Africa Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape Cultural 1099
  Spain Renaissance Monumental Ensembles of Úbeda and Baeza Cultural 522
  Sudan Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region (F) Cultural 1073
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Cultural 1084
  Vietnam Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park Natural 951
  Zimbabwe Matobo Hills Cultural 306

2002 (26th session)Edit

9 sites (8 cultural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Hungary

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Afghanistan Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam (F) Cultural 211
  Egypt Saint Catherine Area Cultural 954
  Germany Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar Cultural 1067
Upper Middle Rhine Valley Cultural 1066
  Hungary Tokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape Cultural 1063
  India Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya Cultural 1056
  Italy Late Baroque Towns of the Val di Noto (South-Eastern Sicily) Cultural 1024
  Mexico Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche Mixed 1061
  Suriname Historic Inner City of Paramaribo Cultural 940

2001 (25th session)Edit

31 sites (25 cultural, 6 natural)
Host:   Finland

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Austria Historic Centre of Vienna Cultural 1033
Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape Cultural 772
  Botswana Tsodilo (F) Cultural 1021
  Brazil Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves Natural 1000
Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks Natural 1035
Historic Centre of the Town of Goiás Cultural 993
  China Yungang Grottoes Cultural 1039
  Cuba Alejandro de Humboldt National Park Natural 839
  Czech Republic Tugendhat Villa in Brno Cultural 1052
  France Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs Cultural 873
  Germany Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen Cultural 975
  Israel Masada (F) Cultural 1040
Old City of Acre Cultural 1042
  Italy Villa d'Este, Tivoli Cultural 1025
  Kenya Lamu Old Town Cultural 1055
  Laos Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape Cultural 481
  Madagascar Royal Hill of Ambohimanga Cultural 950
  Morocco Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) Cultural 753
  Poland Churches of Peace in Jawor and Świdnica Cultural 1054
  Portugal Alto Douro Wine Region Cultural 1046
Historic Centre of Guimarães Cultural 1031
  Russia Central Sikhote-Alin Natural 766
  Spain Aranjuez Cultural Landscape Cultural 1044
  Sweden Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun Cultural 1027
   Switzerland Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch Natural 1037
  Uganda Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi Cultural 1022
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Derwent Valley Mills Cultural 1030
Dorset and East Devon Coast Natural 1029
Saltaire Cultural 1028
  United Kingdom
(  Scotland)
New Lanark Cultural 429
  Uzbekistan Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures Cultural 603

2000 (24th session)Edit

61 sites (50 cultural, 10 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Australia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Argentina Ischigualasto / Talampaya Natural Parks Natural 966
Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba Cultural 995
  Armenia Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots Cultural 1011
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley Cultural 960
  Australia Greater Blue Mountains Area Natural 917
  Austria Wachau Cultural Landscape Cultural 970
  Azerbaijan Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower (F) Cultural 958
  Belarus Mir Castle Complex Cultural 625
  Belgium Historic Centre of Brugge Cultural 996
Major Town Houses of the Architect Victor Horta (Brussels) Cultural 1005
Neolithic flint mines of Spiennes Cultural 1006
Notre-Dame Cathedral in Tournai Cultural 1009
  Bolivia Noel Kempff Mercado National Park Natural 967
Tiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture Cultural 567
  Brazil Central Amazon Conservation Complex Natural 998
Pantanal Conservation Area Natural 999
  Chile Churches of Chiloé Cultural 971
  China Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun Cultural 1002
Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties Cultural 1004
Longmen Grottoes Cultural 1003
Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System Cultural 1001
  Croatia The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik Cultural 963
  Cuba Archaeological Landscape of the First Coffee Plantations in the South-East of Cuba Cultural 1008
  Czech Republic Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc Cultural 859
  Denmark Kronborg Castle Cultural 696
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Natural 898
  France The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes Cultural 933
  Germany Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz Cultural 534
Monastic Island of Reichenau Cultural 974
  Hungary Early Christian Necropolis of Pécs (Sopianae) Cultural 853
  Italy Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco and Other Franciscan Sites Cultural 990
City of Verona Cultural 797
Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) Natural 908
  Japan Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu Cultural 972
  Lesotho (F)
  South Africa
Maloti-Drakensberg Park Mixed 985
Curonian Spit Cultural 994
  Malaysia Gunung Mulu National Park Natural 1013
Kinabalu Park (F) Natural 1012
  Netherlands Rietveld Schröderhuis (Rietveld Schröder House) Cultural 965
  Nicaragua Ruins of León Viejo (F) Cultural 613
  Oman Land of Frankincense Cultural 1010
  Peru Historical Centre of the City of Arequipa Cultural 1016
  Russia Ensemble of the Ferapontov Monastery Cultural 982
Historic and Architectural Complex of the Kazan Kremlin Cultural 980
  Senegal Island of Saint-Louis Cultural 956
  Slovakia Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve Cultural 973
  South Korea Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites Cultural 977
Gyeongju Historic Areas Cultural 976
  Spain Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco Cultural 875
Archaeological Site of Atapuerca Cultural 989
Catalan Romanesque Churches of the Vall de Boí Cultural 988
Palmeral of Elche Cultural 930
Roman Walls of Lugo Cultural 987
  Suriname Central Suriname Nature Reserve (F) Natural 1017
  Sweden Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland Cultural 968
   Switzerland Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona Cultural 884
  Tanzania Stone Town of Zanzibar Cultural 173
  United Kingdom
(  Bermuda) (F)
Historic Town of St George and Related Fortifications, Bermuda Cultural 983
  United Kingdom
(  Wales)
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape Cultural 984
  Uzbekistan Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz Cultural 885
  Venezuela Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, including the Aula Magna Cultural 986

1999 (23rd session)Edit

48 sites (35 cultural, 11 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:   Morocco

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Argentina Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas Cultural 936
Península Valdés Natural 937
  Austria City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg Cultural 931
Belfries of Belgium and France Cultural 943
  Brazil Atlantic Forest South-East Reserves Natural 893
Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves Natural 892
Historic Centre of the Town of Diamantina Cultural 890
  Canada Miguasha National Park Natural 686
  China Dazu Rock Carvings Cultural 912
Mount Wuyi Mixed 911
  Costa Rica Area de Conservación Guanacaste Natural 928
  Cuba Desembarco del Granma National Park Natural 889
Viñales Valley Cultural 840
  Czech Republic Litomyšl Castle Cultural 901
  Ecuador Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca Cultural 863
  Finland Bronze Age Burial Site of Sammallahdenmäki Cultural 579
  France Jurisdiction of Saint-Emilion Cultural 932
  Germany Museumsinsel (Museum Island), Berlin Cultural 896
Wartburg Castle Cultural 897
  Greece Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns Cultural 941
The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint-John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse on the Island of Pátmos Cultural 942
  Hungary Hortobágy National Park - the Puszta Cultural 474
  India Mountain Railways of India Cultural 944
  Indonesia Lorentz National Park Natural 955
  Italy Villa Adriana (Tivoli) Cultural 907
  Japan Shrines and Temples of Nikko Cultural 913
  Mexico Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco Cultural 939
Historic Fortified Town of Campeche Cultural 895
  Netherlands Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder) Cultural 899
  Nigeria Sukur Cultural Landscape (F) Cultural 938
  Philippines Historic Town of Vigan Cultural 502
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park Natural 652
  Poland Kalwaria Zebrzydowska: the Mannerist Architectural and Park Landscape Complex and Pilgrimage Park Cultural 905
  Portugal Laurisilva of Madeira Natural 934
  Romania Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains Cultural 906
Historic Centre of Sighişoara Cultural 902
Wooden Churches of Maramureş Cultural 904
  Russia Western Caucasus Natural 900
  Saint Kitts and Nevis Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (F) Cultural 910
  South Africa Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa Cultural 915
iSimangaliso Wetland Park Natural 914
Robben Island (F) Cultural 916
  Spain Ibiza, Biodiversity and Culture Mixed 417
San Cristóbal de La Laguna Cultural 929
  Turkmenistan State Historical and Cultural Park 'Ancient Merv' (F) Cultural 886
  United Kingdom
(  Scotland)
Heart of Neolithic Orkney Cultural 514
  Vietnam Hoi An Ancient Town Cultural 948
My Son Sanctuary Cultural 949

1998 (22nd session)Edit

30 sites (27 cultural, 3 natural)
Host:   Japan

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Austria Semmering Railway Cultural 785
  Belgium Flemish Béguinages Cultural 855
La Grand-Place, Brussels (F) Cultural 857
The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Rœulx (Hainaut) Cultural 856
  Bolivia Fuerte de Samaipata Cultural 883
  China Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing Cultural 880
Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing Cultural 881
  Cyprus Choirokoitia Cultural 848
  Czech Republic Gardens and Castle at Kroměříž Cultural 860
Holašovice Historical Village Reservation Cultural 861
  France Historic Site of Lyons Cultural 872
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Cultural 868
  Germany Classical Weimar Cultural 846
  Italy Archaeological Area and the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia Cultural 825
Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula Cultural 842
Historic Centre of Urbino Cultural 828
  Japan Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara Cultural 870
  Lebanon Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) Cultural 850
  Mexico Archaeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes Cultural 560
Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan Cultural 862
  Netherlands Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal (D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station) Cultural 867
  New Zealand New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands Natural 877
Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde Cultural 866
  Russia Golden Mountains of Altai Natural 768
  Solomon Islands East Rennell (F) Natural 854
  Spain Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula Cultural 874
University and Historic Precinct of Alcalá de Henares Cultural 876
  Sweden Naval Port of Karlskrona Cultural 871
  Turkey Archaeological Site of Troy Cultural 849
  Ukraine L'viv – the Ensemble of the Historic Centre Cultural 865

1997 (21st session)Edit

46 sites (38 cultural, 7 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   Italy

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Heard and McDonald Islands Natural 577
Macquarie Island Natural 629
  Austria Hallstatt-Dachstein / Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape Cultural 806
  Bangladesh The Sundarbans Natural 798
  Brazil Historic Centre of São Luís Cultural 821
  China Ancient City of Ping Yao Cultural 812
Classical Gardens of Suzhou Cultural 813
Old Town of Lijiang Cultural 811
  Costa Rica Cocos Island National Park Natural 820
  Croatia Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Poreč Cultural 809
Historic City of Trogir Cultural 810
  Cuba San Pedro de la Roca Castle, Santiago de Cuba Cultural 841
  Dominica Morne Trois Pitons National Park (F) Natural 814
  Estonia Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn (F) Cultural 822
  France Historic Fortified City of Carcassonne Cultural 345
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu Mixed 773
  Italy 18th-Century Royal Palace at Caserta with the Park, the Aqueduct of Vanvitelli, and the San Leucio Complex Cultural 549
Archaeological Area of Agrigento Cultural 831
Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata Cultural 829
Botanical Garden (Orto Botanico), Padua Cultural 824
Cathedral, Torre Civica and Piazza Grande, Modena Cultural 827
Costiera Amalfitana Cultural 830
Portovenere, Cinque Terre, and the Islands (Palmaria, Tino and Tinetto) Cultural 826
Residences of the Royal House of Savoy Cultural 823
Su Nuraxi di Barumini Cultural 833
Villa Romana del Casale Cultural 832
  Kenya Lake Turkana National Parks Natural 801
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (F) Natural 800
  Latvia Historic Centre of Riga (F) Cultural 852
  Mexico Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara Cultural 815
  Morocco Archaeological Site of Volubilis Cultural 836
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) Cultural 837
    Nepal Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha Cultural 666
(  Curaçao) (F)
Historic Area of Willemstad, Inner City and Harbour, Curaçao Cultural 819
Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout Cultural 818
  Pakistan Rohtas Fort Cultural 586
  Panama Archaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá Cultural 790
  Poland Castle of the Teutonic Order in Malbork Cultural 847
Medieval Town of Toruń Cultural 835
  South Korea Changdeokgung Palace Complex Cultural 816
Hwaseong Fortress Cultural 817
  Spain Las Médulas Cultural 803
Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona Cultural 804
San Millán Yuso and Suso Monasteries Cultural 805
  Tunisia Dougga / Thugga Cultural 794
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Maritime Greenwich Cultural 795

1996 (20th session)Edit

37 sites (30 cultural, 5 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:   Mexico

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Armenia Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin (F) Cultural 777
  Austria Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg Cultural 784
Palace and Gardens of Schönbrunn (F) Cultural 786
  Belize Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System (F) Natural 764
  Burkina Faso
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Natural 749
  China Lushan National Park Cultural 778
Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area Mixed 779
  Czech Republic Lednice–Valtice Cultural Landscape Cultural 763
  DR Congo Okapi Wildlife Reserve Natural 718
  Finland Verla Groundwood and Board Mill Cultural 751
  France Canal du Midi Cultural 770
  Georgia Upper Svaneti Cultural 709
  Germany Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar, Dessau and Bernau Cultural 729
Cologne Cathedral Cultural 292
Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg Cultural 783
  Greece Archaeological Site of Aigai (modern name Vergina) Cultural 780
  Hungary Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment Cultural 758
  Indonesia Sangiran Early Man Site Cultural 593
  Ireland Sceilg Mhichíl Cultural 757
  Italy Castel del Monte Cultural 398
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna Cultural 788
Historic Centre of the City of Pienza Cultural 789
The Trulli of Alberobello Cultural 787
  Japan Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) Cultural 775
Itsukushima Shinto Shrine Cultural 776
  Mauritania Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata Cultural 750
  Mexico Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro Cultural 792
Pre-Hispanic Town of Uxmal Cultural 791
  Morocco Historic City of Meknes Cultural 793
  Netherlands Defence Line of Amsterdam Cultural 759
  Portugal Historic Centre of Oporto, Luiz I Bridge and Monastery of Serra do Pilar Cultural 755
  Russia Lake Baikal Natural 754
Volcanoes of Kamchatka Natural 765
  Spain Historic Walled Town of Cuenca Cultural 781
La Lonja de la Seda de Valencia Cultural 782
  Sweden Church Town of Gammelstad, Luleå Cultural 762
Laponian Area Mixed 774

1995 (19th session)Edit

29 sites (23 cultural, 6 natural)
Host:   Germany

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Canada Old Town Lunenburg Cultural 741
  United States
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park Natural 354
  Chile Rapa Nui National Park (F) Cultural 715
  Colombia Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox Cultural 742
National Archeological Park of Tierradentro Cultural 743
San Agustín Archaeological Park Cultural 744
  Czech Republic Kutná Hora: Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec Cultural 732
  Denmark Roskilde Cathedral Cultural 695
  France Historic Centre of Avignon: Papal Palace, Episcopal Ensemble and Avignon Bridge Cultural 228
  Germany Messel Pit Fossil Site Natural 720
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst Natural 725
  Italy Crespi d'Adda Cultural 730
Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta Cultural 733
Historic Centre of Naples Cultural 726
Historic Centre of Siena Cultural 717
  Japan Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama Cultural 734
  Laos Town of Luang Prabang (F) Cultural 479
  Netherlands Schokland and Surroundings (F) Cultural 739
  Philippines Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras Cultural 722
  Portugal Cultural Landscape of Sintra Cultural 723
  South Korea Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks Cultural 737
Jongmyo Shrine Cultural 738
Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple (F) Cultural 736
  Russia Virgin Komi Forests Natural 719
  Sweden Hanseatic Town of Visby Cultural 731
  United Kingdom
(  Tristan da Cunha) (F)
Gough and Inaccessible Islands Natural 740
  United Kingdom
(  Scotland)
Old and New Towns of Edinburgh Natural 728
  United States Carlsbad Caverns National Park Natural 721
  Uruguay Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (F) Cultural 747

1994 (18th session)Edit

29 sites (21 cultural, 8 natural)
Host:   Thailand

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte) Natural 698
  China Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains Cultural 705
Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa Cultural 707
Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde Cultural 703
Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu Cultural 704
  Colombia Los Katíos National Park Natural 711
  Czech Republic Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora Cultural 690
  Denmark Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (F) Cultural 697
  Finland Petäjävesi Old Church Cultural 584
  Georgia Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (F) Cultural 710
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Cultural 708
  Germany Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg Cultural 535
Völklingen Ironworks Cultural 687
  Italy City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto Cultural 712
  Japan Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) Cultural 688
  Lithuania Vilnius Historic Centre (F) Cultural 541
  Luxembourg City of Luxembourg: its Old Quarters and Fortifications (F) Cultural 699
  Mexico Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl Cultural 702
  Oman Arabian Oryx Sanctuary Natural 654
  Peru Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana Cultural 700
  Russia Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye Cultural 634
  Spain Doñana National Park Natural 685
  Sweden Rock Carvings in Tanum Cultural 557
Skogskyrkogården Cultural 558
  Turkey City of Safranbolu Cultural 614
  Uganda Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (F) Natural 682
Rwenzori Mountains National Park Natural 684
  Venezuela Canaima National Park Natural 701
  Vietnam Hạ Long Bay Natural 672

1993 (17th session)Edit

33 sites (29 cultural, 4 natural)
Host:   Colombia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  El Salvador Joya de Cerén Archaeological Site (F) Cultural 675
  Germany Maulbronn Monastery Complex Cultural 546
Town of Bamberg Cultural 624
  India Humayun's Tomb, Delhi Cultural 232
Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi Cultural 233
  Ireland Brú na Bóinne – Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (F) Cultural 659
  Italy The Sassi and the Park of the Rupestrian Churches of Matera Cultural 670
  Japan Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area Cultural 660
Himeji-jo (F) Cultural 661
Shirakami-Sanchi Natural 663
Yakushima Natural 662
  Mexico Historic Centre of Zacatecas Cultural 676
Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco Cultural 714
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Natural 554
  Paraguay Jesuit Missions of La Santísima Trinidad de Paraná and Jesús de Tavarangue (F) Cultural 648
  Philippines Baroque Churches of the Philippines (F) Cultural 677
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park Natural 653
  Romania Churches of Moldavia Cultural 598
Monastery of Horezu Cultural 597
Villages with Fortified Churches in Transylvania Cultural 596
  Russia Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad Cultural 657
  Slovakia Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity Cultural 618
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments Cultural 620
Vlkolínec (F) Cultural 622
  Spain Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida Cultural 664
Route of Santiago de Compostela Cultural 669
Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe Cultural 665
  Sweden Birka and Hovgården Cultural 555
Engelsberg Ironworks Cultural 556
  Uzbekistan Historic Centre of Bukhara Cultural 602
  Venezuela Coro and its Port (F) Cultural 658
  Vietnam Complex of Hué Monuments (F) Cultural 678
  Yemen Historic Town of Zabid Cultural 611

1992 (16th session)Edit

20 sites (16 cultural, 4 natural)
Host:   United States

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Albania Butrint (F) Cultural 570
  Algeria Kasbah of Algiers Cultural 565
  Australia Fraser Island Natural 630
  Cambodia Angkor (F) Cultural 668
  China Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area Natural 638
Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area Natural 637
Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area Natural 640
(  Czechoslovakia)
  Czech Republic
Historic Centre of Český Krumlov Cultural 617
Historic Centre of Prague Cultural 616
Historic Centre of Telč (F) Cultural 621
  France Bourges Cathedral Cultural 635
  Germany Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System Cultural 623
  Greece Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos Cultural 595
  Mexico El Tajín, Pre-Hispanic City Cultural 631
  Poland Old City of Zamość Cultural 564
  Russia Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands Cultural 632
Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings Cultural 604
White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal Cultural 633
  Thailand Ban Chiang Archaeological Site Cultural 575
  United States Taos Pueblo Cultural 492

1991 (15th session)Edit

22 sites (16 cultural, 6 natural)
Host:   Tunisia

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Shark Bay, Western Australia Natural 578
  Bolivia Historic City of Sucre Cultural 566
  Brazil Serra da Capivara National Park Cultural 606
  Finland Fortress of Suomenlinna Cultural 583
Old Rauma (F) Cultural 582
  France Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims Cultural 601
Paris, Banks of the Seine Cultural 600
  Germany Abbey and Altenmünster of Lorsch Cultural 515
  Indonesia Borobudur Temple Compounds Cultural 592
Komodo National Park Natural 609
Prambanan Temple Compounds Cultural 642
Ujung Kulon National Park (F) Natural 608
  Mexico Historic Centre of Morelia Cultural 585
  Mozambique Island of Mozambique (F) Cultural 599
  Niger Aïr and Ténéré National Nature Reserve (F) Natural 573
  Romania Danube Delta (F) Natural 588
  Spain Poblet Monastery Cultural 518
  Sri Lanka Golden Temple of Dambulla Cultural 561
  Sweden Royal Domain of Drottningholm (F) Cultural 559
  Thailand Historic City of Ayutthaya Cultural 576
Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns (F) Cultural 574
Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries Natural 591

1990 (14th session)Edit

16 sites (11 cultural, 2 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:   Canada

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Bolivia Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos Cultural 529
  China Mount Huangshan Mixed 547
  Dominican Republic Colonial City of Santo Domingo (F) Cultural 526
  Germany Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin Cultural 532
  Greece Delos Cultural 530
Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of Chios Cultural 537
  Italy Historic Centre of San Gimignano Cultural 550
  Madagascar Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve (F) Natural 494
  New Zealand Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand Natural 551
Tongariro National Park (F) Mixed 421
  Peru Río Abiseo National Park Mixed 548
(  Soviet Union)
Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (F) Cultural 540
Kizhi Pogost Cultural 544
Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow Cultural 545
(  Soviet Union)
  Ukraine (F)
Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra Cultural 527
(  Soviet Union)
  Uzbekistan (F)
Itchan Kala Cultural 543

1989 (13th session)Edit

7 sites (4 cultural, 2 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Greece Archaeological Site of Mystras Cultural 511
Archaeological Site of Olympia Cultural 517
  India Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi Cultural 524
  Mali Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) Mixed 516
  Mauritania Banc d'Arguin National Park (F) Natural 506
  Portugal Monastery of Alcobaça Cultural 505
  Zambia (F)
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls Natural 509

1988 (12th session)Edit

27 sites (19 cultural, 5 natural, 3 mixed)
Host:   Brazil

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Australia Wet Tropics of Queensland Natural 486
  Central African Republic Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (F) Natural 475
  Cuba Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios Cultural 460
  France Strasbourg, Grande Île and Neustadt Cultural 495
  Greece Medieval City of Rhodes Cultural 493
Meteora Mixed 455
Mount Athos Mixed 454
Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika Cultural 456
Sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus Cultural 491
  India Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks Natural 335
  Mali Old Towns of Djenné (F) Cultural 116
Timbuktu Cultural 119
  Mexico Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines Cultural 482
Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza Cultural 483
  Oman Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Cultural 434
  Peru Historic Centre of Lima Cultural 500
  Spain Old City of Salamanca Cultural 381
  Sri Lanka Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications Cultural 451
Sacred City of Kandy Cultural 450
Sinharaja Forest Reserve Natural 405
  Tunisia Kairouan Cultural 499
Medina of Sousse Cultural 498
  Turkey HierapolisPamukkale Mixed 485
XanthosLetoon Cultural 484
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey, and St Martin's Church Cultural 496
Tower of London Cultural 488
  United Kingdom
(  Pitcairn Islands)
Henderson Island (F) Natural 487

1987 (11th session)Edit

41 sites (32 cultural, 7 natural, 2 mixed)
Host:   France

Country Site Category UNESCO
Reference no.
  Australia Uluṟu-Kata Tjuṯa National Park Mixed 447
  Bolivia City of Potosí (F) Cultural 420
  Brazil Brasilia Cultural 445
  Cameroon Dja Faunal Reserve (F) Natural 407
  Canada Gros Morne National Park Natural 419
  China Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang Cultural 439
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor Cultural 441
Mogao Caves Cultural 440
Mount Taishan (F) Mixed 437
Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian Cultural 449
The Great Wall Cultural 438
  Germany Hanseatic City of Lübeck Cultural 272
  United Kingdom
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Cultural 430
  Greece Acropolis, Athens Cultural 404
Archaeological Site of Delphi Cultural 393
  Hungary Budapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue (F) Cultural 400
Old Village of Hollókő and its Surroundings Cultural 401
  India Elephanta Caves Cultural 244
Great Living Chola Temples Cultural 250
Group of Monuments at Pattadakal Cultural 239
Sundarbans National Park Natural 452
  Italy Piazza del Duomo, Pisa Cultural 395
Venice and its Lagoon Cultural 394
  Mexico Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco (F) Cultural 412
Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Albán Cultural 415
Historic Centre of Puebla Cultural 416
Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque Cultural 411
Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan Cultural 414
Sian Ka'an Natural 410
  Morocco Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou Cultural 444
  Oman Bahla Fort (F) Cultural 433
  Peru Manú National Park Natural 402
  Spain Cathedral, Alcázar and Archivo de Indias in Seville Cultural 383
  Tanzania Kilimanjaro National Park Natural 403
  Turkey Nemrut Dağ Cultural 448
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Blenheim Palace Cultural 425
City of Bath Cultural 428
Palace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including St Margaret's Church Cultural 426
  United States Chaco Culture Cultural 353
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Natural 409
Monticello and the University of Virginia in Charlottesville Cultural 442

1986 (10th session)Edit

29 sites (23 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Australia Gondwana Rainforests of Australia Natural 368
  Brazil Iguaçu National Park Natural 355
  Germany Roman Monuments, Cathedral of St Peter and Church of Our Lady in Trier Cultural 367
  Greece Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (F) Cultural 392
  India Churches and Convents of Goa Cultural 234
Fatehpur Sikri Cultural 255
Group of Monuments at Hampi Cultural 241
Khajuraho Group of Monuments Cultural 240
  Libya Old Town of Ghadamès Cultural 362
  Peru Chan Chan Archaeological Zone Cultural 366
  Portugal Historic Centre of Évora Cultural 361
(  Yugoslavia)
Studenica Monastery Cultural 389
(  Yugoslavia)
  Slovenia (F)
Škocjan Caves Natural 390
  Spain Garajonay National Park Natural 380
Historic City of Toledo Cultural 379
Old Town of Cáceres Cultural 384
Mudejar Architecture of Aragon Cultural 378
  Syria Ancient City of Aleppo Cultural 21
  Turkey Hattusha: the Hittite Capital Cultural 377
  United Kingdom
(  England)
Durham Castle and Cathedral (F) Cultural 370
Ironbridge Gorge Cultural 371
Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites Cultural 373
Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey Cultural 372
  United Kingdom (F)
(Northern Ireland) (F)
Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast Natural 369
  United Kingdom
(  Scotland)
St Kilda (F) Mixed 387
  United Kingdom
(  Wales)
Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (F) Cultural 374
  Yemen Old City of Sana'a Cultural 385
  Zimbabwe Great Zimbabwe National Monument Cultural 364
Khami Ruins National Monument Cultural 365

1985 (9th session)Edit

30 sites (25 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)
Host:   France

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Bangladesh Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat Cultural 321
Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (F) Cultural 322
  Benin Royal Palaces of Abomey (F) Cultural 323
  Brazil Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia Cultural 309
Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas Cultural 334
  Bulgaria Thracian Tomb of Sveshtari Cultural 359
  Canada Historic District of Old Québec Cultural 300
  Cyprus Painted Churches in the Troodos Region Cultural 351
  France Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) Cultural 344
  Germany St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim Cultural 187
  India Kaziranga National Park Natural 337
Keoladeo National Park Natural 340
Manas Wildlife Sanctuary Natural 338
  Iraq Hatra (F) Cultural 277
  Jordan Petra (F) Cultural 326
Quseir Amra Cultural 327
  Libya Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus Cultural 287
  Morocco Medina of Marrakesh Cultural 331
  Norway Rock Art of Alta Cultural 352
  Peru Chavín (Archaeological Site) Cultural 330
Huascarán National Park Natural 333
  Spain Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain Cultural 310
Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias Cultural 312
Old Town of Ávila with its Extra-Muros Churches Cultural 348
Old Town of Segovia and its Aqueduct Cultural 311
Santiago de Compostela (Old Town) Cultural 347
  Tunisia Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis Cultural 332
  Turkey Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia Mixed 357
Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği Cultural 358
Historic Areas of Istanbul (F) Cultural 356

1984 (8th session)Edit

23 sites (16 cultural, 7 natural)
Host:   Argentina

Country Site Category UNESCO Reference no.
  Argentina Iguazu National Park Natural 303
Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Miní, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of São Miguel das Missões (Brazil) Cultural 291
  Canada Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Natural 304
  Colombia Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena (F) Cultural 285
  DR Congo Salonga National Park Natural 280
  Germany Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brühl Cultural 288
   Holy See Vatican City Cultural 286
  India Sun Temple, Konârak Cultural 246
Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram Cultural 249
  Lebanon Anjar Cultural 293
Baalbek Cultural 294
Byblos Cultural 295
Tyre (F) Cultural 299
  Malawi Lake Malawi National Park (F) Natural 289