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New Inscribed Properties (2008)








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Image Name Countries Status Category Criteria Dossier
Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) Saudi Arabia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii) 1293
Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran Iran (Islamic Republic of) inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(vi) 1262
Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee Israel inscribed Cultural (iii)(vi) 1220rev
Berlin Modernism Housing Estates Germany inscribed Cultural (ii)(iv) 1239
Chief Roi Mata’s Domain Vanuatu inscribed Cultural (iii)(v)(vi) 1280
Fortifications of Vauban France inscribed Cultural (i)(ii)(iv) 1283
Fujian Tulou China inscribed Cultural (iii)(iv)(v) 1113
Historic Centre of Camagüey Cuba inscribed Cultural (iv)(v) 1270
Kuk Early Agricultural Site Papua New Guinea inscribed Cultural (iii)(iv) 887
Le Morne Cultural Landscape Mauritius inscribed Cultural (iii)(vi) 1259bis
Mantua and Sabbioneta Italy inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii) 1287
Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca Malaysia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(iv) 1223bis
Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús Nazareno de Atotonilco Mexico inscribed Cultural (ii)(iv) 1274
Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes Italy ,
Switzerland
inscribed Cultural (ii)(iv) 1276
Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests Kenya inscribed Cultural (iii)(v)(vi) 1231rev
San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano San Marino inscribed Cultural (iii) 1245
Stari Grad Plain Croatia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(v) 1240
Temple of Preah Vihear Cambodia inscribed Cultural (i) 1224rev
Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area Slovakia inscribed Cultural (iii)(iv) 1273
Joggins Fossil Cliffs Canada inscribed Natural (viii) 1285
Lagoons of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems France inscribed Natural (vii)(ix)(x) 1115
Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve Mexico inscribed Natural (vii) 1290
Mount Sanqingshan National Park China inscribed Natural (vii) 1292
Saryarka – Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan Kazakhstan inscribed Natural (ix)(x) 1102rev
Socotra Archipelago Yemen inscribed Natural (x) 1263
Surtsey Iceland inscribed Natural (ix) 1267
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona Switzerland inscribed Natural (viii) 1179
Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain Spain extension
Cultural (i)(iii) 310bis
Frontiers of the Roman Empire Germany ,
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
extension
Cultural (ii)(iii)(iv) 430ter
Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra Albania extension
Cultural (iii)(iv) 569bis
Mountain Railways of India India extension
Cultural (ii)(iv) 944ter
Wieliczka and Bochnia Royal Salt Mines Poland extension
Cultural (iv) 32ter
In 2008, the World Heritage Committee added sites to the World Heritage List.
27
New inscriptions
19
Cultural
8
Natural
0
Mixed
5
Extensions