New Inscribed Properties (1979)








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Image Name Countries Status Category Criteria Dossier
Abu Mena Egypt inscribed Cultural (iv) 90
Amphitheatre of El Jem Tunisia inscribed Cultural (iv)(vi) 38bis
Ancient City of Damascus Syrian Arab Republic inscribed Cultural (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi) 20bis
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis Egypt inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(vi) 87
Antigua Guatemala Guatemala inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(iv) 65
Archaeological Site of Carthage Tunisia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(vi) 37
Auschwitz Birkenau
German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)
Poland inscribed Cultural (vi) 31
Boyana Church Bulgaria inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii) 42
Bryggen Norway inscribed Cultural (iii) 59
Chartres Cathedral France inscribed Cultural (i)(ii)(iv) 81bis
Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region Ethiopia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii) 19
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions Ghana inscribed Cultural (vi) 34
Historic Cairo Egypt inscribed Cultural (i)(v)(vi) 89
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian Croatia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(iv) 97
Independence Hall United States of America inscribed Cultural (vi) 78
Kathmandu Valley Nepal inscribed Cultural (iii)(iv)(vi) 121bis
Madara Rider Bulgaria inscribed Cultural (i)(iii) 43
Medina of Tunis Tunisia inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii)(v) 36bis
Meidan Emam, Esfahan Iran (Islamic Republic of) inscribed Cultural (i)(v)(vi) 115
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur Egypt inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(vi) 86
Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay France inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(vi) 80bis
Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor Montenegro inscribed Cultural (i)(ii)(iii)(iv) 125
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae Egypt inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(vi) 88
Old City of Dubrovnik Croatia inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(iv) 95bis
Palace and Park of Versailles France inscribed Cultural (i)(ii)(vi) 83bis
Persepolis Iran (Islamic Republic of) inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(vi) 114
Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley France inscribed Cultural (i)(iii) 85
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica Italy inscribed Cultural (iii)(vi) 94
Rock-Hewn Churches of Ivanovo Bulgaria inscribed Cultural (ii)(iii) 45
Stari Ras and Sopoćani Serbia inscribed Cultural (i)(iii) 96
Tchogha Zanbil Iran (Islamic Republic of) inscribed Cultural (iii)(iv) 113
Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak Bulgaria inscribed Cultural (i)(iii)(iv) 44
Urnes Stave Church Norway inscribed Cultural (i)(ii)(iii) 58
Vézelay, Church and Hill France inscribed Cultural (i)(vi) 84bis
Białowieża Forest Belarus ,
Poland
inscribed Natural (ix)(x) 33ter
Dinosaur Provincial Park Canada inscribed Natural (vii)(viii) 71
Everglades National Park United States of America inscribed Natural (viii)(ix)(x) 76
Grand Canyon National Park United States of America inscribed Natural (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) 75
Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek Canada ,
United States of America
inscribed Natural (vii)(viii)(ix)(x) 72ter
Plitvice Lakes National Park Croatia inscribed Natural (vii)(viii)(ix) 98bis
Sagarmatha National Park Nepal inscribed Natural (vii) 120
Virunga National Park Democratic Republic of the Congo inscribed Natural (vii)(viii)(x) 63
Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia inscribed Mixed (i)(iii)(iv)(vii) 99ter
Ngorongoro Conservation Area United Republic of Tanzania inscribed Mixed (iv)(vii)(viii)(ix)(x) 39bis
Tikal National Park Guatemala inscribed Mixed (i)(iii)(iv)(ix)(x) 64
In 1979, the World Heritage Committee added sites to the World Heritage List.
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New inscriptions
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Cultural
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Natural
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Mixed
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