The World Heritage Committee, meeting for its 32nd session, finished inscribing new sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List on 8 July with the addition of 19 cultural sites and eight natural sites to the List.
New cultural sites inscribed during the 32nd session:
Natural properties inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List during the 32nd session:
Extensions added onto properties already on the World Heritage List:
The following countries have had sites inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List for the first time this year: Papua New Guinea; San Marino and Saudi Arabia, Vanuatu .
UNESCO’s World Heritage List now numbers a total of 878 sites, 679 cultural and 174 natural sites and 25 mixed in 145 countries.
Video footage: mms://stream.unesco.org/bpi/whc_cult1_060708 mms://stream.unesco.org/bpi/whc_cult2_070708 mms://stream.unesco.org/bpi/whc_cult3_080708.wmv mms://stream.unesco.org/bpi/whc_cultnat_070708