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Year    Name of the property    Country    Type    Region    Property (ha)    ID
2017 Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo AO C AFR 89 1511
1985 Royal Palaces of Abomey BJ C AFR 48 323
1996 W-Arly-Pendjari Complex * BJ N AFR 1,494,831 749
2014 Okavango Delta BW N AFR 2,023,590 1432
2001 Tsodilo BW C AFR 4,800 1021
2019 Ancient ferrous metallurgy sites of Burkina Faso BF C AFR 122 1602
2009 Ruins of Loropéni BF C AFR 1 1225
1996 W-Arly-Pendjari Complex * BF N AFR 1,494,831 749
2009 Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande CV C AFR 209 1310
1987 Dja Faunal Reserve CM N AFR 526,000 407
2012 Sangha Trinational * CM N AFR 746,309 1380
1988 Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park CF N AFR 1,740,000 475
2012 Sangha Trinational * CF N AFR 746,309 1380
2016 Ennedi Massif: Natural and Cultural Landscape TD M AFR 2,441,200 1475
2012 Lakes of Ounianga TD N AFR 62,808 1400
2012 Sangha Trinational * CG N AFR 746,309 1380
1983 Comoé National Park CI N AFR 1,150,000 227
2012 Historic Town of Grand-Bassam CI C AFR 110 1322
1981 Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve * CI N AFR 18,000 155
1982 Taï National Park CI N AFR 330,000 195
1980 Garamba National Park CD N AFR 500,000 136
1980 Kahuzi-Biega National Park CD N AFR 600,000 137
1996 Okapi Wildlife Reserve CD N AFR 1,372,625 718
1984 Salonga National Park CD N AFR 3,600,000 280
1979 Virunga National Park # CD N AFR 800,000 63
2017 Asmara: A Modernist African City ER C AFR 481 1550
1980 Aksum ET C AFR 0 15
1979 Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region ET C AFR 0 19
2006 Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town ET C AFR 48 1189
2011 Konso Cultural Landscape ET C AFR 23,000 1333
1980 Lower Valley of the Awash ET C AFR 0 10
1980 Lower Valley of the Omo ET C AFR 0 17
1978 Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela ET C AFR 0 18
1978 Simien National Park ET N AFR 13,600 9
1980 Tiya ET C AFR 0 12
2007 Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda GA M AFR 491,291 1147
2003 Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites GM C AFR 8 761
2006 Stone Circles of Senegambia * GM C AFR 10 1226
1980 Asante Traditional Buildings GH C AFR 0 35
1979 Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions GH C AFR 0 34
1981 Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve * GN N AFR 18,000 155
2011 Fort Jesus, Mombasa KE C AFR 2 1295
2011 Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley KE N AFR 32,034 1060
1997 Lake Turkana National Parks KE N AFR 161,485 801
2001 Lamu Old Town KE C AFR 16 1055
1997 Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest KE N AFR 202,334 800
2008 Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests KE C AFR 1,538 1231
2018 Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site KE C AFR 21 1450
2000 Maloti-Drakensberg Park * LS M AFR 249,313 985
2007 Rainforests of the Atsinanana MG N AFR 479,661 1257
2001 Royal Hill of Ambohimanga MG C AFR 59 950
1990 Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve MG N AFR 152,000 494
2006 Chongoni Rock-Art Area MW C AFR 12,640 476
1984 Lake Malawi National Park MW N AFR 9,400 289
1989 Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) ML M AFR 327,390 516
1988 Old Towns of Djenné ML C AFR 0 116
1988 Timbuktu ML C AFR 0 119
2004 Tomb of Askia ML C AFR 4 1139
2006 Aapravasi Ghat MU C AFR 0 1227
2008 Le Morne Cultural Landscape MU C AFR 350 1259
1991 Island of Mozambique MZ C AFR 0 599
2013 Namib Sand Sea NA N AFR 3,077,700 1430
2007 Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes NA C AFR 57 1255
1991 Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves NE N AFR 7,736,000 573
2013 Historic Centre of Agadez NE C AFR 78 1268
1996 W-Arly-Pendjari Complex * NE N AFR 1,494,831 749
2005 Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove NG C AFR 75 1118
1999 Sukur Cultural Landscape NG C AFR 764 938
2012 Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes SN C AFR 50,309 1407
1981 Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary SN N AFR 16,000 25
1978 Island of Gorée SN C AFR 0 26
2000 Island of Saint-Louis SN C AFR 0 956
1981 Niokolo-Koba National Park SN N AFR 913,000 153
2011 Saloum Delta SN C AFR 145,811 1359
2006 Stone Circles of Senegambia * SN C AFR 10 1226
1982 Aldabra Atoll SC N AFR 35,000 185
1983 Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve SC N AFR 20 261
2018 Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains ZA N AFR 113,137 1575
2004 Cape Floral Region Protected Areas ZA N AFR 1,094,742 1007
1999 Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa ZA C AFR 0 915
1999 iSimangaliso Wetland Park ZA N AFR 239,566 914
2000 Maloti-Drakensberg Park * ZA M AFR 249,313 985
2003 Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape ZA C AFR 28,169 1099
2007 Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape ZA C AFR 160,000 1265
1999 Robben Island ZA C AFR 475 916
2005 Vredefort Dome ZA N AFR 30,000 1162
2017 ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape ZA C AFR 959,100 1545
2004 Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba TG C AFR 50,000 1140
1994 Bwindi Impenetrable National Park UG N AFR 32,092 682
1994 Rwenzori Mountains National Park UG N AFR 99,600 684
2001 Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi UG C AFR 27 1022
1987 Kilimanjaro National Park TZ N AFR 75,575 403
2006 Kondoa Rock-Art Sites TZ C AFR 233,600 1183
1979 Ngorongoro Conservation Area 1 TZ M AFR 809,440 39
1981 Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara TZ C AFR 0 144
1982 Selous Game Reserve TZ N AFR 5,120,000 199
1981 Serengeti National Park TZ N AFR 1,476,300 156
2000 Stone Town of Zanzibar TZ C AFR 96 173
1989 Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls # * ZM N AFR 6,860 509
1986 Great Zimbabwe National Monument ZW C AFR 722 364
1986 Khami Ruins National Monument ZW C AFR 0 365
1984 Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas ZW N AFR 676,600 302
2003 Matobo Hills ZW C AFR 205,000 306
1989 Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls # * ZW N AFR 6,860 509
Notes
  1. (renomination under cultural criteria)

*: transboundary property

#: As for 19 Natural and Mixed Properties inscribed for geological values before 1994, criteria numbering of this property has changed. See Decision 30.COM 8D.1

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