UNESCO – World Heritage Committee has inscribed a total of 19 sites on World Heritage List

Heritage Stewardship – World Heritage

World Heritage Committee has inscribed a total of 19 sites on World Heritage List
04 July 2018
The World Heritage Committee, meeting in Manama since 24 June under the chair of Shaikha Haya Bint Rashed al-Khalifa of Bahrain, ended today. The next session çof the World Heritage Committee will be in Baku, Azerbaijan.

During the session, the Committee inscribed 19 sites on the World Heritage List (13 cultural sites, three natural and three mixed sites, i.e. both natural and cultural). It also approved the extension of one natural site. The World Heritage List now numbers 1092 sites in 167 countries.

Newly inscribed cultural sites:
Aasivissuit – Nipisat. Inuit Hunting Ground between Ice and Sea (Denmark)
Al-Ahsa Oasis, an evolving Cultural Landscape (Saudi Arabia)
Ancient City of Qalhat (Oman)
Archaeological Border complex of Hedeby and the Danevirke (Germany)
Caliphate City of Medina Azahara (Spain)
Göbekli Tepe (Turkey)
Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region (Japan)
Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century (Italy)
Naumburg Cathedral (Germany)
Sansa, Buddhist Mountain Monasteries in Korea (Republic of Korea)
Sassanid Archaeological Landscape of Fars Region (Islamic Republic of Iran)
Thimlich Ohinga Archaeological Site (Kenya)
Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai (India)

Natural sites:
Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains (South Africa)
Chaine des Puys – Limagne fault tectonic arena (France)
Fanjingshan (China)

Mixed sites:
Chiribiquete National Park – “The Maloca of the Jaguar” (Colombia)
Pimachiowin Aki (Canada)
Tehuacán-Cuicatlán Valley: originary habitat of Mesoamerica (Mexico)

Extension:
Bikin River Valley (Russian Federation)