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States Parties with properties out of 195
In Danger
Year Name of the property Country Type Region Property (ha) ID
1997 Heard and McDonald Islands AU N APA 658,903 577
2000 Maloti-Drakensberg Park * LS M AFR 249,313 985
1999 Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa ZA C AFR 0 915
1999 iSimangaliso Wetland Park ZA N AFR 239,566 914
1999 Robben Island ZA C AFR 475 916
2000 Maloti-Drakensberg Park * ZA M AFR 249,313 985
2003 Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape ZA C AFR 28,169 1099
2004 Cape Floral Region Protected Areas ZA N AFR 1,094,742 1007
2005 Vredefort Dome ZA N AFR 30,000 1162
2007 Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape ZA C AFR 160,000 1265
2017 ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape ZA C AFR 959,100 1545
2018 Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains ZA N AFR 113,137 1575
1986 Khami Ruins National Monument ZW C AFR 0 365

*: transboundary property

Category of property

Cultural Natural Mixed

Property inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Cultural Natural Mixed


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