CONF 003 XII.46
Consideration of Nominations to the World Heritage List
The Committee decided to enter in the World Heritage List the following 45 properties:
No. Name of property / State Party
19 Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region / Ethiopia
20 Ancient City of Damascus Syrian / Arab Republic
The Committee noted the reservation expressed by ICOMOS concerning the threat to the site from rapid urban development.
31 Auschwitz concentration camp / Poland
The Committee decided to enter Auschwitz concentration camp on the List as a unique site and to restrict the inscription of other sites of a similar nature.
33 Bialowieza National Park / Poland
34 Forts and Castles, Volta Greater Accra,Central and Western Regions / Ghana
36 Medina of Tunis / Tunisia
37 Site of Carthage / Tunisia
38 Amphitheatre of El Jem / Tunisia
39 Ngorongoro conservation area / Tanzania
42 Boyana Church / Bulgaria
43 Madara Rider / Bulgaria
44 Thracian tomb of Kazanlak / Bulgaria
45 Rock-hewn churches of Ivanovo / Bulgaria
58 Urnes Stave Church / Norway
59 Bryggen / Norway
63 Virunga national park / Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo)
64 Tikal national park / Guatemala
The Committee learned of a tourism development project in the park and expressed the hope that the planned construction would not jeopardize the cultural and natural value of the site.
65 Antigua Guatemala / Guatemala
71 Dinosaur provincial park / Canada
72 Kluane national Park, Wrangell-
St. Elias National monument / Canada & USA
75 Grand Canyon national park / USA
76 Everglades national park / USA
78 Independence Hall / USA
80 Mont St-Michel and its Bay / France
81 Chartres Cathedral / France
83 Palace and Park of Versailles / France
84 Vezelay, Church and Hill / France
85 Decorated grottoes of the Vezere Valley / France
86 Memphis and its Necropolis - the Pyramid fields from Giza to Dahshur / Egypt
The Committee took note of the ICOMOS proposal that a safeguarding plan for the environment of the pyramids should be drawn up.
87 Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis / Egypt
88 The Nubian monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae / Egypt
89 Islamic Cairo / Egypt
Note was taken of the concern expressed by ICOMOS at the problems involved in safeguarding this site.
90 Abu Mena / Egypt
94 Rock drawings in Valcamonica / Italy
95 Old City of Dubrovnik / Yugoslavia
96 Stari Ras and Sopocani / Yugoslavia
97 Historical complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian / Yugoslavia
98 Plitvice lakes national park / Yugoslavia
99 Lake Ohrid (that part which lies in Yugoslavia) / Yugoslavia
The Committee decided to inscribe this site on the List in view of the assurances received concerning the integrity of the Lake as a whole.
113 Tchogha Zanbil / Iran
114 Persepolis / Iran
115 Meidan-e Shah Esfahan / Iran
120 Sagarmatha National Park / Nepal
121 Kathmandu Valley / Nepal
125 Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor / Yugoslavia
Following the recommendation of the Bureau, the Committee decided to enter this site in the List of World Heritage in Danger as requested by the State Part concerned.
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945) Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest Boyana Church Bryggen Chartres Cathedral Dinosaur Provincial Park Everglades National Park Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions Grand Canyon National Park Historic Cairo Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian Independence Hall Kathmandu Valley Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek Madara Rider Medina of Tunis Meidan Emam, Esfahan Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor Ngorongoro Conservation Area Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Old City of Dubrovnik Palace and Park of Versailles Persepolis Plitvice Lakes National Park Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo Sagarmatha National Park Stari Ras and Sopoćani Tchogha Zanbil Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak Tikal National Park Urnes Stave Church Vézelay, Church and Hill Virunga National Park