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Old April 17th, 2007, 04:40 PM   #1
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UNESCO World Heritage List- A Map



Here's the breakdown (according to WIkipedia)

Zone Natural Cultural Mixed Total
Africa 32 36 2 70
Arab States 4 57 1 62
Asia-Pacific 43 121 11 175
Europe & North America 49 351 7 407
Latin America & Caribbean 34 79 3 116

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africa has so few?
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Old April 17th, 2007, 06:18 PM   #3
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Old April 17th, 2007, 06:42 PM   #5
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africa has so few?
Here's the list for Africa. I think Ethiopia has the most with 8; and then S.Africa and Tanzania follow with 7 each.
Africa

Benin
Royal Palaces of Abomey (1985)

Botswana
Tsodilo (2001)


Cameroon

Dja Faunal Reserve (1987)


Central African Republic

Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (1988)

Côte d'Ivoire
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (1981, 1982) *
Taï National Park (1982)
Comoé National Park (1983)
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Virunga National Park (1979) #
Garamba National Park (1980)
Kahuzi-Biega National Park (1980)
Salonga National Park (1984)
Okapi Wildlife Reserve (1996)

Ethiopia
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela (1978)
Simien National Park (1978)
Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region (1979)
Aksum (1980)
Lower Valley of the Awash (1980)
Lower Valley of the Omo (1980)
Tiya (1980)
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town (2006)

Gambia
James Island and Related Sites (2003)
Stone Circles of Senegambia (2006)

Ghana
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (1979)
Asante Traditional Buildings (1980)
Guinea
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (1981, 1982) *

Kenya
Lake Turkana National Parks (1997, 2001)
Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest (1997)
Lamu Old Town (2001)

Madagascar
Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve (1990)
Royal Hill of Ambohimanga (2001)

Malawi
Lake Malawi National Park (1984)
Chongoni Rock-Art Area (2006)

Mali
Old Towns of Djenné (1988)
Timbuktu (1988)
Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) (1989)
Tomb of Askia (2004)

Mauritius
Aapravasi Ghat (2006)
Mozambique
Island of Mozambique (1991)

Niger
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves (1991)
W National Park of Niger (1996)

Nigeria
Sukur Cultural Landscape (1999)
Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove (2005)

Senegal
Island of Gorée (1978)
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (1981)
Niokolo-Koba National Park (1981)
Island of Saint-Louis (2000)
Stone Circles of Senegambia (2006)

Seychelles
Aldabra Atoll (1982)
Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve (1983)

South Africa
Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Swartkrans, Kromdraai, and Environs (1999, 2005)
Greater St Lucia Wetland Park (1999)
Robben Island (1999)
uKhahlamba / Drakensberg Park (2000)
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape (2003)
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas (2004)
Vredefort Dome (2005)

Togo
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba (2004)

Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (1994)
Rwenzori Mountains National Park (1994)
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi (2001)

United Republic of Tanzania
Ngorongoro Conservation Area (1979) #
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara (1981)
Serengeti National Park (1981)
Selous Game Reserve (1982)
Kilimanjaro National Park (1987)
Stone Town of Zanzibar (2000)
Kondoa Rock-Art Sites (2006)

Zambia
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls (1989) # *

Zimbabwe
Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas (1984)
Great Zimbabwe National Monument (1986)
Khami Ruins National Monument (1986)
Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls (1989) # *
Matobo Hills (2003)

*: 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

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Arab States

Algeria
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (1980)
Djémila (1982)
M'Zab Valley (1982)
Tassili n'Ajjer (1982) #
Timgad (1982)
Tipasa (1982)
Kasbah of Algiers (1992)

Bahrain

Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun (2005)

Egypt
Abu Mena (1979)
Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (1979)
Islamic Cairo (1979)
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur (1979)
Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae (1979)
Saint Catherine Area (2002)
Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) (2005)

Iraq
Hatra (1985)
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat) (2003)

Jerusalem (Site proposed by Jordan)
Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (1981)

Jordan
Petra (1985)
Quseir Amra (1985)
Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) (2004)

Lebanon
Anjar (1984)
Baalbek (1984)
Byblos (1984)
Tyre (1984)
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) (1998)

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Archaeological Site of Cyrene (1982)
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna (1982)
Archaeological Site of Sabratha (1982)
Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus (1985)
Old Town of Ghadamès (1986)

Mauritania
Banc d'Arguin National Park (1989)
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata (1996)

Morocco
Medina of Fez (1981)
Medina of Marrakesh (1985)
Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (1987)
Historic City of Meknes (1996)
Archaeological Site of Volubilis (1997)
Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin) (1997)
Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) (2001)
Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida) (2004)

Oman
Bahla Fort (1987)
Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn (1988)
Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (1994)
Land of Frankincense (2000)
Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman (2006)

Sudan
Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region (2003)
Syrian Arab Republic
Ancient City of Damascus (1979)
Ancient City of Bosra (1980)
Site of Palmyra (1980)
Ancient City of Aleppo (1986)
Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din (2006)


Tunisia

Amphitheatre of El Jem (1979)
Medina of Tunis (1979)
Site of Carthage (1979)
Ichkeul National Park (1980)
Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis (1985, 1986)
Kairouan (1988)
Medina of Sousse (1988)
Dougga / Thugga (1997)

Yemen
Old Walled City of Shibam (1982)
Old City of Sana'a (1986)
Historic Town of Zabid (1993

#: 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

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Old April 17th, 2007, 06:49 PM   #7
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And here are Iran and Israel. Iran is included in the Asia section and Israel in the Europe/N.America one

Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Meidan Emam, Esfahan (1979)
Persepolis (1979)
Tchogha Zanbil (1979)
Takht-e Soleyman (2003)
Bam and its Cultural Landscape (2004)
Pasargadae (2004)
Soltaniyeh (2005)
Bisotun (2006)

Israel
Masada (2001)
Old City of Acre (2001)
White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (2003)
Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (2005)
Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev (2005)
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It's PALESTINE.
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LoL, don't start you guys..
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Israel

Jerusalem-the old city(1981)
Masada (2001)
Old City of Acre (2001)
White City of Tel-Aviv -- the Modern Movement (2003)

Biblical Tels - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba (2005)
multiple 3 sites hundread kilometer apart

Incense Route - Desert Cities in the Negev (2005)
multiple 3 sites of abondene towns, doesens of kilometers apart

and many other sites with history significance and more world known archeaology sites would count into that list in the future at one of the most importent and influantial civilization cradle of the world.

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Old April 18th, 2007, 01:35 PM   #11
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It's PALESTINE.
What is exactly Palestine, Tel-Aviv that wasnt even existing in 1909, or the jewish fortress (Masada, 37-31 BCE) LOL ? Stop your bullshit.
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Old April 18th, 2007, 07:49 PM   #12
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How about Old city of ACRE,I mean it's 100% Arab
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Yes, he could call it "Key of Palestine", but you know what i meant motek.

Anyways, how can i check that google world heritage map? I can download something for google earth, or ?
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How about Old city of ACRE,I mean it's 100% Arab
What?
Acre exists since 1500 BC which is manyy years before the arabs even came to this area. (600 AD), Which is almost 2000 years of presence before the arabs came.

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How about Old city of ACRE,I mean it's 100% Arab

no but acrusader city
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STFU Bikes. You're the last person that gets to talk. When someone occupies Hungary, then you can open your trap.
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crazy sorry but u're so childish!!!
u can think its Palestine...great for you!
who cares what u think?
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why my home is not in the list ?

and why can't I find kuwait among the arabic states ??
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When someone occupies Hungary, then you can open your trap.
FYI, learn about TRIANON, and im not moaning about it.
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why my home is not in the list ?

and why can't I find kuwait among the arabic states ??
You should tell this to UNSECO.
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