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Year    Name of the property    Country    Type    Region    Property (ha)    ID
2003 Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley AF C APA 159 208
2002 Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam AF C APA 70 211
2010 Australian Convict Sites AU C APA 1,503 1306
1994 Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh / Naracoorte) AU N APA 10,326 698
2019 Budj Bim Cultural Landscape AU C APA 9,935 1577
1992 Fraser Island AU N APA 184,000 630
1986 Gondwana Rainforests of Australia 1 AU N APA 370,000 368
1981 Great Barrier Reef AU N APA 34,870,000 154
2000 Greater Blue Mountains Area AU N APA 1,032,649 917
1997 Heard and McDonald Islands AU N APA 658,903 577
1981 Kakadu National Park AU M APA 1,980,995 147
1982 Lord Howe Island Group AU N APA 146,300 186
1997 Macquarie Island AU N APA 540,000 629
2011 Ningaloo Coast AU N APA 705,015 1369
2003 Purnululu National Park AU N APA 239,723 1094
2004 Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens AU C APA 26 1131
1991 Shark Bay, Western Australia AU N APA 2,200,902 578
2007 Sydney Opera House AU C APA 6 166
1982 Tasmanian Wilderness AU M APA 1,584,233 181
1987 Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park 2 AU M APA 132,566 447
1988 Wet Tropics of Queensland AU N APA 893,453 486
1981 Willandra Lakes Region AU M APA 240,000 167
1985 Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat BD C APA 0 321
1985 Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur BD C APA 0 322
1997 The Sundarbans BD N APA 139,500 798
1992 Angkor KH C APA 40,100 668
2008 Temple of Preah Vihear KH C APA 155 1224
2017 Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura KH C APA 840 1532
1994 Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains CN C APA 0 705
1997 Ancient City of Ping Yao CN C APA 246 812
2000 Ancient Villages in Southern Anhui – Xidi and Hongcun CN C APA 52 1002
2019 Archaeological Ruins of Liangzhu City CN C APA 1,434 1592
2004 Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom CN C APA 4,165 1135
2012 Chengjiang Fossil Site CN N APA 512 1388
2010 China Danxia CN N APA 82,151 1335
1997 Classical Gardens of Suzhou CN C APA 12 813
2013 Cultural Landscape of Honghe Hani Rice Terraces CN C APA 16,603 1111
1999 Dazu Rock Carvings CN C APA 20 912
2018 Fanjingshan CN N APA 40,275 1559
2008 Fujian Tulou CN C APA 153 1113
2005 Historic Centre of Macao CN C APA 16 1110
1994 Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa 3 CN C APA 61 707
2010 Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in “The Centre of Heaven and Earth” CN C APA 825 1305
1992 Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area CN N APA 60,000 638
2016 Hubei Shennongjia CN N APA 73,318 1509
1987 Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang CN C APA 13 439
2000 Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties CN C APA 3,435 1004
1992 Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area CN N APA 72,000 637
2007 Kaiping Diaolou and Villages CN C APA 372 1112
2017 Kulangsu, a Historic International Settlement CN C APA 316 1541
2000 Longmen Grottoes CN C APA 331 1003
1996 Lushan National Park CN C APA 0 778
1987 Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor CN C APA 0 441
2019 Migratory Bird Sanctuaries along the Coast of Yellow Sea-Bohai Gulf of China (Phase I) CN N APA 188,643 1606
1987 Mogao Caves CN C APA 0 440
1996 Mount Emei Scenic Area, including Leshan Giant Buddha Scenic Area CN M APA 15,400 779
1990 Mount Huangshan CN M APA 16,060 547
2000 Mount Qingcheng and the Dujiangyan Irrigation System CN C APA 0 1001
2008 Mount Sanqingshan National Park CN N APA 22,950 1292
1987 Mount Taishan CN M APA 25,000 437
2009 Mount Wutai CN C APA 18,415 1279
1999 Mount Wuyi CN M APA 107,044 911
1994 Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde CN C APA 0 703
1997 Old Town of Lijiang CN C APA 146 811
1987 Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian CN C APA 480 449
2017 Qinghai Hoh Xil CN N APA 3,735,632 1540
2006 Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains CN N APA 924,500 1213
2014 Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor * CN C APA 42,668 1442
2012 Site of Xanadu CN C APA 25,131 1389
2007 South China Karst CN N APA 49,537 1248
1998 Summer Palace, an Imperial Garden in Beijing CN C APA 297 880
1994 Temple and Cemetery of Confucius and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu CN C APA 0 704
1998 Temple of Heaven: an Imperial Sacrificial Altar in Beijing CN C APA 215 881
2014 The Grand Canal CN C APA 20,819 1443
1987 The Great Wall CN C APA 2,152 438
2003 Three Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas CN N APA 0 1083
2015 Tusi Sites CN C APA 781 1474
2011 West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou CN C APA 3,323 1334
1992 Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area CN N APA 26,400 640
2013 Xinjiang Tianshan CN N APA 606,833 1414
2006 Yin Xu CN C APA 414 1114
2001 Yungang Grottoes CN C APA 349 1039
2016 Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art Cultural Landscape CN C APA 6,622 1508
2004 Complex of Koguryo Tombs KP C APA 233 1091
2013 Historic Monuments and Sites in Kaesong KP C APA 494 1278
2013 Levuka Historical Port Town FJ C APA 70 1399
1983 Agra Fort IN C APA 0 251
1983 Ajanta Caves IN C APA 8,242 242
2016 Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara at Nalanda, Bihar IN C APA 23 1502
1989 Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi IN C APA 0 524
2004 Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park IN C APA 1,329 1101
2004 Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (formerly Victoria Terminus) IN C APA 3 945
1986 Churches and Convents of Goa IN C APA 0 234
1987 Elephanta Caves IN C APA 0 244
1983 Ellora Caves IN C APA 0 243
1986 Fatehpur Sikri IN C APA 0 255
2014 Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area IN N APA 90,540 1406
1987 Great Living Chola Temples 4 IN C APA 22 250
1986 Group of Monuments at Hampi IN C APA 4,187 241
1984 Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram IN C APA 0 249
1987 Group of Monuments at Pattadakal IN C APA 6 239
2013 Hill Forts of Rajasthan IN C APA 0 247
2017 Historic City of Ahmadabad IN C APA 536 1551
1993 Humayun's Tomb, Delhi IN C APA 27 232
2019 Jaipur City, Rajasthan IN C APA 710 1605
1985 Kaziranga National Park IN N APA 42,996 337
1985 Keoladeo National Park IN N APA 2,873 340
1986 Khajuraho Group of Monuments IN C APA 0 240
2016 Khangchendzonga National Park IN M APA 178,400 1513
2002 Mahabodhi Temple Complex at Bodh Gaya IN C APA 5 1056
1985 Manas Wildlife Sanctuary IN N APA 39,100 338
1999 Mountain Railways of India IN C APA 89 944
1988 Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks IN N APA 71,783 335
1993 Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi IN C APA 0 233
2014 Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat IN C APA 5 922
2007 Red Fort Complex IN C APA 49 231
2003 Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka IN C APA 1,893 925
1984 Sun Temple, Konârak IN C APA 11 246
1987 Sundarbans National Park IN N APA 133,010 452
1983 Taj Mahal IN C APA 0 252
2016 The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement * IN C APA 98 1321
2010 The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur IN C APA 2 1338
2018 Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai IN C APA 66 1480
2012 Western Ghats IN N APA 795,315 1342
1991 Borobudur Temple Compounds ID C APA 26 592
2012 Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy ID C APA 19,520 1194
1991 Komodo National Park ID N APA 219,322 609
1999 Lorentz National Park ID N APA 2,350,000 955
2019 Ombilin Coal Mining Heritage of Sawahlunto ID C APA 268 1610
1991 Prambanan Temple Compounds ID C APA 0 642
1996 Sangiran Early Man Site ID C APA 5,600 593
2004 Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra ID N APA 2,595,124 1167
1991 Ujung Kulon National Park ID N APA 78,525 608
2008 Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran IR C APA 129 1262
2004 Bam and its Cultural Landscape IR C APA 0 1208
2006 Bisotun IR C APA 187 1222
2015 Cultural Landscape of Maymand IR C APA 4,954 1423
2013 Golestan Palace IR C APA 5 1422
2012 Gonbad-e Qābus IR C APA 1 1398
2017 Historic City of Yazd IR C APA 196 1544
2019 Hyrcanian Forests IR N APA 129,485 1584
2016 Lut Desert IR N APA 2,278,015 1505
2012 Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan IR C APA 2 1397
1979 Meidan Emam, Esfahan IR C APA 0 115
2004 Pasargadae IR C APA 160 1106
1979 Persepolis IR C APA 13 114
2018 Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region IR C APA 639 1568
2014 Shahr-i Sokhta IR C APA 275 1456
2010 Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil IR C APA 2 1345
2009 Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System IR C APA 240 1315
2005 Soltaniyeh IR C APA 790 1188
2015 Susa IR C APA 350 1455
2010 Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex IR C APA 29 1346
2003 Takht-e Soleyman IR C APA 10 1077
1979 Tchogha Zanbil IR C APA 0 113
2011 The Persian Garden IR C APA 716 1372
2016 The Persian Qanat IR C APA 0 1506
1993 Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area JP C APA 15 660
2013 Fujisan, sacred place and source of artistic inspiration JP C APA 20,702 1418
2000 Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu JP C APA 55 972
2018 Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region JP C APA 5,567 1495
1993 Himeji-jo JP C APA 107 661
2011 Hiraizumi – Temples, Gardens and Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land JP C APA 176 1277
1996 Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome) JP C APA 0 775
1994 Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) JP C APA 1,056 688
1998 Historic Monuments of Ancient Nara JP C APA 617 870
1995 Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama JP C APA 68 734
1996 Itsukushima Shinto Shrine JP C APA 431 776
2007 Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine and its Cultural Landscape JP C APA 529 1246
2019 Mozu-Furuichi Kofun Group: Mounded Tombs of Ancient Japan JP C APA 167 1593
2011 Ogasawara Islands JP N APA 7,939 1362
2017 Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region JP C APA 99 1535
2004 Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range JP C APA 506 1142
1993 Shirakami-Sanchi JP N APA 16,971 663
2005 Shiretoko JP N APA 71,100 1193
1999 Shrines and Temples of Nikko JP C APA 51 913
2015 Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining JP C APA 307 1484
2016 The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement * JP C APA 98 1321
2014 Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites JP C APA 7 1449
1993 Yakushima JP N APA 10,747 662
2003 Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi KZ C APA 1 1103
2004 Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly KZ C APA 900 1145
2008 Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan KZ N APA 450,344 1102
2014 Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor * KZ C APA 42,668 1442
2016 Western Tien-Shan * KZ N APA 0 1490
2010 Phoenix Islands Protected Area KI N APA 40,825,000 1325
2014 Silk Roads: the Routes Network of Chang'an-Tianshan Corridor * KG C APA 42,668 1442
2009 Sulaiman-Too Sacred Mountain KG C APA 112 1230
2016 Western Tien-Shan * KG N APA 0 1490
2019 Megalithic Jar Sites in Xiengkhuang – Plain of Jars LA C APA 175 1587
1995 Town of Luang Prabang LA C APA 820 479
2001 Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape LA C APA 39,000 481
2012 Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley MY C APA 399 1396
2000 Gunung Mulu National Park MY N APA 52,864 1013
2000 Kinabalu Park MY N APA 75,370 1012
2008 Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca MY C APA 219 1223
2010 Bikini Atoll Nuclear Test Site MH C APA 73,500 1339
2016 Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia FM C APA 77 1503
2015 Great Burkhan Khaldun Mountain and its surrounding sacred landscape MN C APA 443,739 1440
2017 Landscapes of Dauria * MN N APA 912,624 1448
2004 Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape MN C APA 121,967 1081
2011 Petroglyphic Complexes of the Mongolian Altai MN C APA 11,300 1382
2003 Uvs Nuur Basin * MN N APA 898,064 769
2019 Bagan MM C APA 5,005 1588
2014 Pyu Ancient Cities MM C APA 5,809 1444
1984 Chitwan National Park NP N APA 93,200 284
1979 Kathmandu Valley NP C APA 167 121
1997 Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha NP C APA 2 666
1979 Sagarmatha National Park NP N APA 124,400 120
1998 New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands NZ N APA 76,458 877
1990 Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand 5 NZ N APA 2,600,000 551
1990 Tongariro National Park # NZ M APA 79,596 421
1980 Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro PK C APA 240 138
1980 Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol PK C APA 0 140
1981 Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore PK C APA 0 171
1981 Historical Monuments at Makli, Thatta PK C APA 0 143
1997 Rohtas Fort PK C APA 0 586
1980 Taxila PK C APA 0 139
2012 Rock Islands Southern Lagoon PW M APA 100,200 1386
2008 Kuk Early Agricultural Site PG C APA 116 887
1993 Baroque Churches of the Philippines PH C APA 0 677
1999 Historic City of Vigan PH C APA 0 502
2014 Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary PH N APA 16,923 1403
1999 Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park PH N APA 22,202 652
1995 Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras PH C APA 0 722
1993 Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park PH N APA 96,828 653
2015 Baekje Historic Areas KR C APA 135 1477
1997 Changdeokgung Palace Complex KR C APA 0 816
2000 Gochang, Hwasun and Ganghwa Dolmen Sites KR C APA 52 977
2000 Gyeongju Historic Areas KR C APA 2,880 976
1995 Haeinsa Temple Janggyeong Panjeon, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks KR C APA 0 737
2010 Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong KR C APA 600 1324
1997 Hwaseong Fortress KR C APA 0 817
2007 Jeju Volcanic Island and Lava Tubes KR N APA 9,522 1264
1995 Jongmyo Shrine KR C APA 19 738
2014 Namhansanseong KR C APA 409 1439
2009 Royal Tombs of the Joseon Dynasty KR C APA 1,891 1319
2018 Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea KR C APA 55 1562
1995 Seokguram Grotto and Bulguksa Temple KR C APA 0 736
2019 Seowon, Korean Neo-Confucian Academies KR C APA 102 1498
2015 Singapore Botanic Gardens SG C APA 49 1483
1998 East Rennell SB N APA 37,000 854
1982 Ancient City of Polonnaruwa LK C APA 0 201
1982 Ancient City of Sigiriya LK C APA 0 202
2010 Central Highlands of Sri Lanka LK N APA 56,844 1203
1991 Golden Temple of Dambulla LK C APA 0 561
1988 Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications LK C APA 0 451
1982 Sacred City of Anuradhapura LK C APA 0 200
1988 Sacred City of Kandy LK C APA 0 450
1988 Sinharaja Forest Reserve 6 LK N APA 8,864 405
2010 Proto-urban Site of Sarazm TJ C APA 16 1141
2013 Tajik National Park (Mountains of the Pamirs) TJ N APA 2,611,674 1252
1992 Ban Chiang Archaeological Site TH C APA 30 575
2005 Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex TH N APA 615,500 590
1991 Historic City of Ayutthaya TH C APA 289 576
1991 Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns TH C APA 11,852 574
1991 Thungyai-Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries TH N APA 622,200 591
2005 Kunya-Urgench TM C APA 0 1199
2007 Parthian Fortresses of Nisa TM C APA 78 1242
1999 State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv” TM C APA 353 886
1993 Historic Centre of Bukhara UZ C APA 216 602
2000 Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz UZ C APA 240 885
1990 Itchan Kala UZ C APA 38 543
2001 Samarkand – Crossroad of Cultures UZ C APA 1,123 603
2016 Western Tien-Shan * UZ N APA 0 1490
2008 Chief Roi Mata’s Domain VU C APA 886 1280
2010 Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi VN C APA 18 1328
2011 Citadel of the Ho Dynasty VN C APA 156 1358
1993 Complex of Hué Monuments VN C APA 315 678
1994 Ha Long Bay VN N APA 150,000 672
1999 Hoi An Ancient Town VN C APA 30 948
1999 My Son Sanctuary VN C APA 142 949
2003 Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park VN N APA 123,326 951
2014 Trang An Landscape Complex VN M APA 6,226 1438
Notes
  1. Extension of the "Australian East Coast Temperate and Subtropical Rainforest Park".

    name changed 2007 from 'Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves (Australia)'

  2. Renomination of "Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park" under cultural criteria.

  3. Extension of "The Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple Monastery, Lhasa" to include the Norbulingka area.

  4. The "Brihadisvara Temple, Tanjavur", which was previously inscribed on the World Heritage List, is part of the "Great Living Chola Temples".

  5. The Westland and Mount Cook National Park and the Fiordland National Park, which were previously inscribed on the World Heritage List, are part of the "Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand".

  6. The WH area is managed directly by the Divisional Forest Officer from the Forest Dept. A national steering Committee co-ordinates institutions for Sinharaja as a National Wilderness Area, Biosphere Reserve (1988), and WH site. There are two management plans, prepared in 1985/86 and 1992/94, which emphasise conservation, scientific research, buffer zone management, benefit-sharing, and community participation.

*: 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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