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Year Name of the property Country Type Region Property (ha) ID
1979 Everglades National Park US N EUR 567,017 76
1979 Virunga National Park # CD N AFR 800,000 63
1980 Garamba National Park CD N AFR 500,000 136
1980 Kahuzi-Biega National Park CD N AFR 600,000 137
1981 Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve * CI N AFR 17,540 155
1981 Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve * GN N AFR 17,540 155
1981 Niokolo-Koba National Park SN N AFR 913,000 153
1982 Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve HN N LAC 350,000 196
1982 Selous Game Reserve TZ N AFR 5,120,000 199
1988 Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park CF N AFR 1,740,000 475
1991 Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves NE N AFR 7,736,000 573
1996 Okapi Wildlife Reserve CD N AFR 1,372,625 718
1997 Lake Turkana National Parks KE N AFR 161,485 801
1998 East Rennell SB N APA 37,000 854
2004 Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra ID N APA 2,595,124 1167
2005 Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California MX N LAC 688,558 1182
2007 Rainforests of the Atsinanana MG N AFR 479,661 1257

*: transboundary property

#: As for 19 Natural and Mixed Properties inscribed for geological values before 1994, criteria numbering of this property has changed. See Decision 30.COM 8D.1

Category of property

Cultural Natural Mixed

Property inscribed on the List of World Heritage in Danger

Cultural Natural Mixed


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