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Table of World Heritage Sites by country

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World Heritage Sites by country as of 2014

As of 2014, there are a total of 1,007[1] World Heritage Sites located in 161 "States Parties" [sic].[2] Of the 1,007 sites, 779 are cultural, 197 are natural and 31 are mixed properties. The countries have been divided by the World Heritage Committee into five geographic zones: Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Table of World Heritage Sites

Country Natural sites Cultural sites Mixed sites Total sites UNESCO region
23x15px Afghanistan 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Albania 2 2 Europe and North America
23x15px Algeria 6 1 7 Arab States
23x15px Andorra 1 1 Europe and North America
23x15px Argentina 4 4[note 1] 8 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Armenia 3 3 Europe and North America
23x15px Australia 12 3 4 19 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Austria 9[note 2] 9 Europe and North America
23x15px Azerbaijan 2 2 Europe and North America
23x15px Bahrain 2 2 Arab States
23x15px Bangladesh 1 2 3 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Barbados 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Belarus 1[note 3] 3[note 4] 4 Europe and North America
23x15px Belgium 11[note 5] 11 Europe and North America
23x15px Belize 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Benin 1 1 Africa
23x15px Bolivia 1 5 6 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 2 Europe and North America
23x15px Botswana 1 1 Africa
23x15px Brazil 7 12[note 1] 19 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Bulgaria 2 7 9 Europe and North America
23x15px Burkina Faso 1 1 Africa
23x15px Cambodia 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Cameroon 2 2 Africa
23x15px Canada 9[note 6] 8 17 Europe and North America
23x15px Cape Verde 1 1 Africa
23x15px Central African Republic 1 1 2 Africa
23x15px Chad 1 1 Africa
23x15px Chile 5 5 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px China 9 33 5 47 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Colombia 2 5 7 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Congo 1 1 Africa
23x15px Costa Rica 3[note 7] 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Côte d'Ivoire 3[note 8] 1 4 Africa
23x15px Croatia 1 6 7 Europe and North America
23x15px Cuba 2 7 9 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Cyprus 3 3 Europe and North America
23x15px Czech Republic 12 12 Europe and North America
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2 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Democratic Republic of the Congo 5 5 Africa
23x15px Denmark 3 3 6 Europe and North America
23x15px Dominica 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Dominican Republic 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Ecuador 2 2 4 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Egypt 1 6 7 Arab States
23x15px El Salvador 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Estonia 2[note 4] 2 Europe and North America
23x15px Ethiopia 1 8 10 Africa
23x15px Finland 1[note 9] 6[note 4] 7 Europe and North America
23x15px Fiji 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px France 3 35[note 5] 1[note 10] 39 Europe and North America
23x15px Gabon 1 1 Africa
23x15px Gambia 2[note 11] 2 Africa
23x15px Georgia 3 3 Europe and North America
23x15px Germany 3[note 12] 36[note 13][note 14][note 15] 39 Europe and North America
23x15px Ghana 2 2 Africa
23x15px Greece 1 15 2 18 Europe and North America
23x15px Guatemala 2 1 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Guinea 1[note 8] 1 Africa
Template:Country data Haiti 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x16px  Holy See 2[note 16] 2 Europe and North America
Template:Country data Honduras 1 1 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Hungary 1[note 17] 7[note 2] 8 Europe and North America
Template:Country data Iceland 1 1 2 Europe and North America
Template:Country data India 6 26 32[3] Asia and the Pacific
Template:Country data Indonesia 4 4 8 Asia and the Pacific
Template:Country data Iran 17 17 Asia and the Pacific
Template:Country data Iraq 4 4 Arab States
23x15px Ireland 2 2 Europe and North America
Template:Country data Israel 8 8 Europe and North America[4]
23x15px Italy 4[note 18] 46[note 16][note 19] 50 Europe and North America
Template:Country data Japan 4 14 18 Asia and the Pacific
Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)[note 20][5][6] 1 1 Arab States
Template:Country data Jordan 3 1 4 Arab States
Template:Country data Kazakhstan 1 3 4 Asia and the Pacific
Template:Country data Kenya 3 3 6 Africa
Template:Country data Kiribati 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
Template:Country data Kyrgyzstan 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Laos 2 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Latvia 2[note 4] 2 Europe and North America
23x15px Lebanon 5 5 Arab States
23x15px Lesotho 1 1 Africa
23x15px Libya 5 5 Arab States
23x15px Lithuania 4[note 4][note 21] 4 Europe and North America
23x15px Luxembourg 1 1 Europe and North America
23x15px Macedonia 1 1 Europe and North America
23x15px Madagascar 2 1 3 Africa
23x15px Malawi 1 1 2 Africa
23x15px Malaysia 2 2 4 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Mali 3 1 4 Africa
23x15px Malta 3 3 Europe and North America
23x15px Marshall Islands 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Mauritania 1 1 2 Arab States
23x15px Mauritius 2 2 Africa
23x15px Mexico 5 27 32 Europe and North America
23x15px Moldova 1[note 4] 1 Europe and North America
23x15px Mongolia 1[note 22] 1 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Montenegro 1 1 2 Europe and North America
23x15px Morocco 9 9 Arab States
23x15px Mozambique 1 1 Africa
23x15px Myanmar 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Namibia 1 1 2 Africa
File:Flag of Nepal.svg   Nepal 2 2[note 23] 4 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Netherlands 1[note 12] 10 11 Europe and North America
23x15px New Zealand 2 1 3 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Nicaragua 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Niger 2 1 3 Africa
23x15px Nigeria 2 2 Africa
23x15px Norway 1 6[note 4] 7 Europe and North America
23x15px Oman [note 24] 4 4 Arab States
23x15px Pakistan 6 6 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Palau 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Palestine 2 2 Arab States
23x15px Panama 3[note 7] 2 5 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Papua New Guinea 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Paraguay 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Peru 2 7 2 11 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Philippines 3 3[7] 6[8] Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Poland 1[note 3] 14[note 14] 15 Europe and North America
23x15px Portugal 1 15[note 25] 16 Europe and North America
23x15px Qatar 1 1 Arab States
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1 10 11 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Romania 1 6 7 Europe and North America
23x15px Russian Federation 10[note 22] 16[note 4][note 21] 26 Europe and North America
23x15px Saint Kitts and Nevis 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Saint Lucia 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px San Marino 1 1 Europe and North America
23x15px Saudi Arabia 3 3 Arab States
23x15px Senegal 1 5[note 11] 1 7 Africa
23x15px Serbia 4 4 Europe and North America
23x15px Seychelles 2 2 Africa
23x15px Slovakia 2[note 17][note 26] 5 7 Europe and North America
23x15px Slovenia 1 2 3 Europe and North America
23x15px Solomon Islands 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px South Africa 3 4 1 8 Africa
23x15px Spain 3 39[note 25] 2[note 10] 44 Europe and North America
23x15px Sri Lanka 2 6 8 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Sudan 2 2 Arab States
23x15px Suriname 1 1 2 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Sweden 1[note 9] 13[note 4] 1 15 Europe and North America
23x16px  Switzerland 3[note 18] 8[note 19] 11 Europe and North America
23x15px Syria 6 6 Arab States
23x15px Tajikistan 1 1 2 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Tanzania 3 3 1 7 Africa
23x15px Thailand 2 3 5 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Togo 1 1 Africa
23x15px Tunisia 1 7 8 Arab States
23x15px Turkey 11 2 13 Europe and North America
23x15px Turkmenistan 3 3 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Uganda 2 1 3 Africa
23x15px Ukraine 1 6[note 4] 7 Europe and North America
23x15px United Kingdom 4 23[note 13] 1 28 Europe and North America
23x15px United States of America 12[note 6] 9 1 22 Europe and North America
23x15px United Arab Emirates 1 1 Arab States
23x15px Uruguay 1 1 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Uzbekistan 4 4 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Vanuatu 1 1 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Venezuela 1 2 3 Latin America and the Caribbean
23x15px Vietnam 2 5 1 8 Asia and the Pacific
23x15px Yemen 1 3 4 Arab States
23x15px Zambia 1[note 27] 1 Africa
23x15px Zimbabwe 2[note 27] 3 5 Africa
(less duplications) 14 20 1 35
Total 197 779 31 1,007 161 State Parties

Countries with major concentrations of World Heritage Sites

Note: this overview lists only countries with ten or more World Heritage Sites.

  • Brown: nations with 40 or more heritage sites
  • Light brown: nations with 30 to 39 heritage sites
  • Orange: nations with 20 to 29 heritage sites
  • Blue: nations with 15 to 19 heritage sites
  • Green: nations with 10 to 14 heritage sites

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See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b The cultural site Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis: San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Señora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) is shared between Argentina and Brazil.
  2. ^ a b The cultural site Fertö / Neusiedlersee Cultural Landscape is shared between Austria and Hungary.
  3. ^ a b The natural site Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Białowieża Forest is shared between Belarus and Poland.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j The cultural site Struve Geodetic Arc is shared among Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Moldova, Russia, Sweden, and Ukraine.
  5. ^ a b The cultural site Belfries of Belgium and France is shared between Belgium and France.
  6. ^ a b The natural sites Kluane / Wrangell-St Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek and Waterton Glacier International Peace Park are shared between Canada and the United States.
  7. ^ a b The natural site Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves / La Amistad National Park is shared between Costa Rica and Panama.
  8. ^ a b The natural site Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve is shared between Côte d'Ivoire and Guinea.
  9. ^ a b The natural site High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago is shared between Finland and Sweden.
  10. ^ a b The mixed site Pyrénées - Mont Perdu is shared between France and Spain.
  11. ^ a b The cultural site Stone Circles of Senegambia is shared between Gambia and Senegal.
  12. ^ a b The natural site The Wadden Sea is shared between Germany and the Netherlands.
  13. ^ a b The cultural site Frontiers of the Roman Empire is shared between Germany and the United Kingdom.
  14. ^ a b The cultural site Muskauer Park / Park Mużakowski is shared between Germany and Poland.
  15. ^ In addition, the former cultural site Dresden Elbe Valley has been delisted.
  16. ^ a b The cultural site Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura is shared between the Holy See and Italy.
  17. ^ a b The natural site Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst is shared between Hungary and Slovakia.
  18. ^ a b The natural site Monte San Giorgio is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  19. ^ a b The cultural site Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes is shared between Italy and Switzerland.
  20. ^ "Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls" is listed separately, without State Party, owing to the unresolved nature of its status. For purposes of convenience, it is listed in the "Arab States" UNESCO region, without inference as to it legal or political status therein.
  21. ^ a b The cultural site Curonian Spit is shared between Lithuania and Russia.
  22. ^ a b The natural site Uvs Nuur Basin is shared between Mongolia and Russia.
  23. ^ Kathmandu Valley has seven groups of monuments & buildings within its boundaries and are listed under one name. The seven groups are: the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, Buddhist Stupas of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, and Hindu Temples of Pashupatinath and Changu Narayan, also there are places like muktinath, budanilkantha which are listed are world heritage site
  24. ^ In addition, the former natural site Arabian Oryx Sanctuary has been delisted.
  25. ^ a b The cultural site Prehistoric Rock-Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde is shared between Portugal and Spain.
  26. ^ The natural site Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians is shared between Slovakia and Ukraine.
  27. ^ a b The natural site Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls is shared between Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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