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Thirty-nine properties to be considered for inscription on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

07-29-2010 15:18 BJT

Natural properties submitted for inscription to the World Heritage List:

◆ Pirin National Park (extension, Bulgaria)

◆ Danxia (China)

◆ Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island (France)

◆ Phoenix Islands Protected Area (Kiribati)

◆ Dinosaur Ichnites of the Iberian Peninsula (Portugal / Spain)

◆ Putorana Plateau (Russian Federation)

◆ Monte San Giorgio (extension of "Monte San Giorgio", Switzerland, Italy)

◆ Tajik National Park, Mountains of the Pamirs (Tajikistan)

Cultural properties submitted for inscription to the World Heritage List:

◆ Australian Convict Sites (Australia)

◆ City of Graz - Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg (extension of the "City of Graz - Historic Centre", Austria)

◆ Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (Belgium)

◆ São Francisco Square in the Town of São Cristóvão (Brazil)

◆ Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in "The Centre of Heaven and Earth" (Originally "Historic monuments of Mount Songshan") (China)

◆ Konso Cultural Landscape (Ethiopia)

◆ Episcopal City of Albi (France)

◆ Upper Harz Water Management System (extension of "Mines of Rammelsberg and Historic Town of Goslar") (Germany)

◆ The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (India)

◆ Matheran Light Railway (extension of the "Mountain Railways of India") (India)

◆ Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil (Islamic Republic of Iran)

◆ Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex (Islamic Republic of Iran)

◆ The Triple-arch Gate at Dan (Israel)

◆ Fort Jesus, Mombasa (Kenya)

◆ Bikini Atoll, nuclear tests site (Marshall Islands)

◆ Camino Real de Tierra Adentro (Mexico)

◆ Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca (Mexico)

◆ Seventeenth-century canal ring area of Amsterdam inside the Singelgracht (Netherlands)

◆ Røros Mining Town and the Circumference (extension of "Røros Mining Town") (Norway)

◆ Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong (Republic of Korea)

◆ Church of the Resurrection of Suceviţa Monastery (extension of the "Churches of Moldavia") (Romania)

◆ At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah (Saudi Arabia)

◆ Palaeolithic Rock Art Ensemble in Siega Verde (extension of "Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley"), (Portugal, Spain)

◆ The Mercury and Silver Binomial. Almadén and Idrija with San Luis Potosí (Spain / Mexico /Slovenia)

◆ Sarazm (Tajikistan)

◆ Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral with Related Monastic Buildings, St. Cyril's and St. Andrew's Churches, Kiev Pechersk Lavra (extension of "Kiev: Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev Pechersk Lavra"), (Ukraine)

◆ Darwin's Landscape Laboratory (United Kingdom)

◆ Ngorongoro Conservation Area (re-nomination under additional criteria), (United Republic of Tanzania)

◆ Central Sector of the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long - Hanoi (Viet Nam).

Mixed properties submitted for inscription to the World Heritage List:

◆ Central Highlands of Sri Lanka: its Cultural and Natural Heritage ( Sri Lanka)

◆ Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Hawaii (United States of America)

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: unesco.org

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