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Site State Party Year Threats* Danger List
abu menaAbu Mena egypt Egypt 2008 , , , Yes
air and tenere natural reservesAir and Ténéré Natural Reserves niger Niger 2008 , , , , , , ,
Other Threats: poverty
Yes
aksumAksum ethiopia Ethiopia 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Lack of cartography, documentation and equipment
No
alejandro de humboldt national parkAlejandro de Humboldt National Park cuba Cuba 2008 , No
ancient city of damascusAncient City of Damascus syrian arab republic Syrian Arab Republic 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Poor state of conservation
No
ancient thebes with its necropolisAncient Thebes with its Necropolis egypt Egypt 2008 , , , , , , , No
angkorAngkor cambodia Cambodia 2008 , , No
archaeological site of panamá viejo and historic district of panamáArchaeological Site of Panamá Viejo and Historic District of Panamá panama Panama 2008 , , , , , ,
Other Threats: Severe deterioration of historic buildings that threatens the outstanding universal value of the property
No
ashur (qal'at sherqat)Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) iraq Iraq 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Fragile mud brick structures;
Yes
auschwitz birkenau german nazi concentration and extermination camp (1940-1945)Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
poland Poland 2008 ,
Other Threats: Slow consultation process with local communities
No
bahla fortBahla Fort oman Oman 2008 , , , , ,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the earthen structures of the Fort;
No
bam and its cultural landscapeBam and its Cultural Landscape iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2008 , , Yes
banc d'arguin national parkBanc d'Arguin National Park mauritania Mauritania 2008 , , , , , , , No
belfries of belgium and franceBelfries of Belgium and France belgium,france Belgium
France
2008 , , No
belize barrier reef reserve systemBelize Barrier Reef Reserve System belize Belize 2008 , , , , No
białowieża forestBiałowieża Forest belarus,poland Belarus
Poland
2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: a) Alterations of the hydrological regime; b) Border fence impeding mammal movements
No
bordeaux, port of the moonBordeaux, Port of the Moon france France 2008 , , No
budapest, including the banks of the danube, the buda castle quarter and andrássy avenueBudapest, including the Banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter and Andrássy Avenue hungary Hungary 2008 ,
Other Threats: Lack of conservation of residential housing in the area inscribed as World Heritage
No
chan chan archaeological zoneChan Chan Archaeological Zone peru Peru 2008 , , , , , ,
Other Threats: Continuous deterioration of earthen architecture structures and decorated surfaces from lack of conservation and maintenance practices;
Yes
city of bathCity of Bath united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , No
city of quitoCity of Quito ecuador Ecuador 2008 , , , No
classical gardens of suzhouClassical Gardens of Suzhou china China 2008 , , No
cologne cathedralCologne Cathedral germany Germany 2008 , , No
comoe national parkComoé National Park cote d'ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 2008 , , , , , , , , Yes
coro and its portCoro and its Port venezuela (bolivarian republic of) Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Serious deterioration of materials and structures; Deterioration of the architectural and urban coherence and integrity of the property
Yes
cultural landscape and archaeological remains of the bamiyan valleyCultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley afghanistan Afghanistan 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Risk of imminent collapse of the Buddha niches; Irreversible deterioration of the mural paintings
Yes
curonian spitCuronian Spit lithuania,russian federation Lithuania
Russian Federation
2008 , , , , No
danube deltaDanube Delta romania Romania 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Deepwater navigation waterway through the Bystre mouth of the Danube River
No
dong phayayen-khao yai forest complexDong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex thailand Thailand 2008 ,
Other Threats: Forest fragmentationNeed for ecological corridors.
No
dresden elbe valleyDresden Elbe Valley germany Germany 2008 , Yes
durmitor national parkDurmitor National Park montenegro Montenegro 2008 , , , , , No
everglades national parkEverglades National Park united states of america United States of America 2008 , , , , ,
Other Threats: Mercury contamination of fish and wildlife
No
fort and shalamar gardens in lahoreFort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore pakistan Pakistan 2008 , , , , , , Yes
fortifications on the caribbean side of panama: portobelo-san lorenzoFortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo panama Panama 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Deterioration and destruction of the fabric of the property by environmental factors, lack of maintenance, as well as polluted water
No
galápagos islandsGalápagos Islands ecuador Ecuador 2008 , , , , , , , ,
Other Threats: Educational reform not implemented.
Yes
garamba national parkGaramba National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2008 , , , , Yes
gelati monasteryGelati Monastery georgia Georgia 2008 , ,
Other Threats: General need for interior and exterior conservation work on the monuments
No
giant's causeway and causeway coastGiant's Causeway and Causeway Coast united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , , No
golden mountains of altaiGolden Mountains of Altai russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , , , No
group of monuments at hampiGroup of Monuments at Hampi india India 2008 , , , , , , , , No
heart of neolithic orkneyHeart of Neolithic Orkney united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , No
henderson islandHenderson Island united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , , No
historic areas of istanbulHistoric Areas of Istanbul turkey Turkey 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Continued degradation of the vernacular architecture within the protected zones (particularly Ottoman-period timber houses in the Zeyrek and Süleymaniye core areas);
No
historic cairoHistoric Cairo egypt Egypt 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Dilapidated infrastructure; Neglect and lack of maintenance
No
historic centre (old town) of tallinnHistoric Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn estonia Estonia 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Impact of the transportation of hazardous materials to the Old Town
No
historic centre of macaoHistoric Centre of Macao china China 2008 , No
historic centre of mexico city and xochimilcoHistoric Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco mexico Mexico 2008 , , No
historic centre of pragueHistoric Centre of Prague czechia Czechia 2008 , , No
historic centre of rigaHistoric Centre of Riga latvia Latvia 2008 , , No
historic centre of saint petersburg and related groups of monumentsHistoric Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , , No
historic centre of sighişoaraHistoric Centre of Sighişoara romania Romania 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Deterioration of monuments in general and the fortifications in particular
No
historic centre of the city of salzburgHistoric Centre of the City of Salzburg austria Austria 2008 , , No
historic centre of viennaHistoric Centre of Vienna austria Austria 2008 , , No
historic monuments of ancient naraHistoric Monuments of Ancient Nara japan Japan 2008 , , No
historic quarter of the city of colonia del sacramentoHistoric Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento uruguay Uruguay 2008 , , , No
historic sanctuary of machu picchuHistoric Sanctuary of Machu Picchu peru Peru 2008 , , , , , No
historic town of zabidHistoric Town of Zabid yemen Yemen 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Serious degradation of the city’s heritage (many houses and the ancient souk are in an alarming deterioration state) ; Lack of conservation measures and supportive developments.
Yes
historical centre of the city of arequipaHistorical Centre of the City of Arequipa peru Peru 2008 , , , , ,
Other Threats: Material decay and abandonment of buildings
No
historical centre of the city of yaroslavlHistorical Centre of the City of Yaroslavl russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , , No
historical monuments of mtskhetaHistorical Monuments of Mtskheta georgia Georgia 2008 , , No
humberstone and santa laura saltpeter worksHumberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works chile Chile 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Extremely fragile nature of the buildings that were constructed using local materials such as timber for frames, corrugated iron sheets for roofs and some walls, in addition to stucco and lightweight construction; Lack of maintenance over the past 40 years ; Corrosion of metal cladding and dismantlement of some of the structural elements. A few buildings, such as the Leaching house, are liable to structural collapse if no support is given ; Very little conservation work carried out
Yes
ichkeul national parkIchkeul National Park tunisia Tunisia 2008 , , , No
iguacu national parkIguaçu National Park brazil Brazil 2008 , , , , , , , No
iguazu national parkIguazu National Park argentina Argentina 2008 , , , , , No
island of mozambiqueIsland of Mozambique mozambique Mozambique 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: a) Delay in implementing rehabilitation of the San Sebastian Fortressb) Buildings threatened with collapse
No
island of saint-louisIsland of Saint-Louis senegal Senegal 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Extremely poor state of conservation of numerous derelict buildings endangering occupants
No
isole eolie (aeolian islands)Isole Eolie (Aeolian Islands) italy Italy 2008 , , , , , No
kahuzi-biega national parkKahuzi-Biega National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2008 , , , , , Yes
kathmandu valleyKathmandu Valley nepal Nepal 2008 , , No
kaziranga national parkKaziranga National Park india India 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Insufficient infrastructure
No
keoladeo national parkKeoladeo National Park india India 2008 , , , , , No
kiev: saint-sophia cathedral and related monastic buildings, kiev-pechersk lavraKiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra ukraine Ukraine 2008 , No
kizhi pogostKizhi Pogost russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Structural integrity of the Church of the Transfiguration
No
kremlin and red square, moscowKremlin and Red Square, Moscow russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Erection of a monument in honour of Marshal G. Zhukov
No
lake baikalLake Baikal russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , , , , , , , , No
lamu old townLamu Old Town kenya Kenya 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Fire
No
liverpool – maritime mercantile cityLiverpool – Maritime Mercantile City united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , , , No
lorentz national parkLorentz National Park indonesia Indonesia 2008 , , , , , , No
los katios national parkLos Katíos National Park colombia Colombia 2008 , , , , No
lumbini, the birthplace of the lord buddhaLumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha nepal Nepal 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Impact of the new structure of the Maya Devi Temple (constructed in 2002) on the archaeological remains, as well as on the visual integrity.
No
m'zab valleyM'Zab Valley algeria Algeria 2008 , , , , , ,
Other Threats: Degradation of the environment
No
macquarie islandMacquarie Island australia Australia 2008 , No
madriu-perafita-claror valleyMadriu-Perafita-Claror Valley andorra Andorra 2008 , , No
manas wildlife sanctuaryManas Wildlife Sanctuary india India 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Forced evacuation of Park stafDestruction of Park infrastructure
Yes
manovo-gounda st floris national parkManovo-Gounda St Floris National Park central african republic Central African Republic 2008 , , , , , , , Yes
manu national parkManú National Park peru Peru 2008 , , , , No
maya site of copanMaya Site of Copan honduras Honduras 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Deterioration of construction materials due to natural decay phenomena
No
medieval monuments in kosovoMedieval Monuments in Kosovo serbia Serbia 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Unsatisfactory state of conservation and maintenance of the property
Yes
medina of essaouira (formerly mogador)Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) morocco Morocco 2008 , ,
Other Threats: a) Progressive deterioration of the built area b) Continuous collapse of buildingsc) Major deterioration of the maritime part of the fortifications of the Medina
No
megalithic temples of maltaMegalithic Temples of Malta malta Malta 2008 , , , , No
meidan emam, esfahanMeidan Emam, Esfahan iran (islamic republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of) 2008 , , No
minaret and archaeological remains of jamMinaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam afghanistan Afghanistan 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Inclination of the Minaret
Yes
mosi-oa-tunya / victoria fallsMosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls zambia,zimbabwe Zambia
Zimbabwe
2008 , , , , , , , , No
mount athosMount Athos greece Greece 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Fire
No
mount kenya national park/natural forestMount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest kenya Kenya 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Community-wildlife conflict;
No
mount nimba strict nature reserveMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve cote d'ivoire,guinea Côte d'Ivoire
Guinea
2008 , , , , , , , Yes
natural and culturo-historical region of kotorNatural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor montenegro Montenegro 2008 , , , No
natural system of wrangel island reserveNatural System of Wrangel Island Reserve russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , No
niokolo-koba national parkNiokolo-Koba National Park senegal Senegal 2008 , , , , , , Yes
okapi wildlife reserveOkapi Wildlife Reserve democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2008 , , , , Yes
old and new towns of edinburghOld and New Towns of Edinburgh united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 ,
Other Threats: Fire
No
old bridge area of the old city of mostarOld Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar bosnia and herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 2008 ,
Other Threats: Cracks at the Mostar bridge
No
old city of jerusalem and its wallsOld City of Jerusalem and its Walls jerusalem (site proposed by jordan)Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan) 2008 , , , , , ,
Other Threats: a) Natural risk factors b) Deterioration of monuments
Yes
old city of salamancaOld City of Salamanca spain Spain 2008 , , No
old town of galle and its fortificationsOld Town of Galle and its Fortifications sri lanka Sri Lanka 2008 , , , , No
old town of lijiangOld Town of Lijiang china China 2008 , , , , No
old towns of djenneOld Towns of Djenné mali Mali 2008 , , , , ,
Other Threats: Deterioration of dwellings
No
palace and gardens of schonbrunnPalace and Gardens of Schönbrunn austria Austria 2008 , No
palace of westminster and westminster abbey including saint margaret’s churchPalace of Westminster and Westminster Abbey including Saint Margaret’s Church united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , , No
parthian fortresses of nisaParthian Fortresses of Nisa turkmenistan Turkmenistan 2008 , No
pitons management areaPitons Management Area saint lucia Saint Lucia 2008 , No
port, fortresses and group of monuments, cartagenaPort, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Cartagena colombia Colombia 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Dilapidated state of conservation of the Church of Santo Domingo
No
pre-hispanic city of teotihuacanPre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan mexico Mexico 2008 , , No
prehistoric sites and decorated caves of the vezere valleyPrehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley france France 2008 , No
purnululu national parkPurnululu National Park australia Australia 2008 , , No
pyrenees - mont perduPyrénées - Mont Perdu france,spain France
Spain
2008 , , No
red fort complexRed Fort Complex india India 2008 , No
rice terraces of the philippine cordillerasRice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras philippines Philippines 2008 , , , , , , , , Yes
richtersveld cultural and botanical landscapeRichtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape south africa South Africa 2008 , No
rio plátano biosphere reserveRío Plátano Biosphere Reserve honduras Honduras 2008 , , , , , , , No
rock-hewn churches, lalibelaRock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela ethiopia Ethiopia 2008 , , , , , ,
Other Threats: Geological and architectural characteristics of the churches
No
royal palaces of abomeyRoyal Palaces of Abomey benin Benin 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Major deterioration of almost 50% of the earthen structural components;
No
ruins of kilwa kisiwani and ruins of songo mnaraRuins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara united republic of tanzania United Republic of Tanzania 2008 , ,
Other Threats: Deterioration of the architectural heritage fabric
Yes
ruins of the buddhist vihara at paharpurRuins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur bangladesh Bangladesh 2008 , , , , , No
salonga national parkSalonga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2008 , , , , Yes
samarkand – crossroad of culturesSamarkand – Crossroad of Cultures uzbekistan Uzbekistan 2008 , , , , No
samarra archaeological citySamarra Archaeological City iraq Iraq 2008 , Yes
sangay national parkSangay National Park ecuador Ecuador 2008 , , , , No
sangiran early man siteSangiran Early Man Site indonesia Indonesia 2008 , , , No
sceilg mhichilSceilg Mhichíl ireland Ireland 2008 , , No
selous game reserveSelous Game Reserve united republic of tanzania United Republic of Tanzania 2008 , , , , , , , , No
shiretokoShiretoko japan Japan 2008 , No
simien national parkSimien National Park ethiopia Ethiopia 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Declining populations of Walia ibex, Ethiopian wolf and other large mammal species
Yes
stone town of zanzibarStone Town of Zanzibar united republic of tanzania United Republic of Tanzania 2008 , , , , , , ,
Other Threats: Environmental pressures
No
stonehenge, avebury and associated sitesStonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , , , No
talamanca range-la amistad reserves / la amistad national parkTalamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park costa rica,panama Costa Rica
Panama
2008 , , , , No
tasmanian wildernessTasmanian Wilderness australia Australia 2008 , , No
the sundarbansThe Sundarbans bangladesh Bangladesh 2008 , No
three parallel rivers of yunnan protected areasThree Parallel Rivers of Yunnan Protected Areas china China 2008 , , , , , No
timbuktuTimbuktu mali Mali 2008 , , , , No
tipasaTipasa algeria Algeria 2008 , , , , , , , , ,
Other Threats: poor conservation conditions for the archaeological remains
No
tiwanaku: spiritual and political centre of the tiwanaku cultureTiwanaku: Spiritual and Political Centre of the Tiwanaku Culture bolivia (plurinational state of) Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 2008 , , , No
tokaj wine region historic cultural landscapeTokaj Wine Region Historic Cultural Landscape hungary Hungary 2008 , No
tower of londonTower of London united kingdom of great britain and northern ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 2008 , , No
town of luang prabangTown of Luang Prabang lao people's democratic republic Lao People's Democratic Republic 2008 , , , , No
tropical rainforest heritage of sumatraTropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra indonesia Indonesia 2008 , , , , No
tyreTyre lebanon Lebanon 2008 , , , ,
Other Threats: Insufficient maintenance
No
um er-rasas (kastrom mefa'a)Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) jordan Jordan 2008 , , ,
Other Threats: Unstable structures and lack of security
No
upper middle rhine valleyUpper Middle Rhine Valley germany Germany 2008 , , No
vilnius historic centreVilnius Historic Centre lithuania Lithuania 2008 , , , No
virunga national parkVirunga National Park democratic republic of the congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2008 , , , , , , Yes
volcanoes of kamchatkaVolcanoes of Kamchatka russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , , , , , , , , No
vredefort domeVredefort Dome south africa South Africa 2008 , , , , No
wadi al-hitan (whale valley)Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) egypt Egypt 2008 , , No
walled city of baku with the shirvanshah's palace and maiden towerWalled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower azerbaijan Azerbaijan 2008 , , , , Yes
western caucasusWestern Caucasus russian federation Russian Federation 2008 , , , , , No
works of antoni gaudiWorks of Antoni Gaudí spain Spain 2008 , No
yellowstone national parkYellowstone National Park united states of america United States of America 2008 , , , , , , , , , No


* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

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