UNESCO - World Heritage

UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
World Heritage List

The World Heritage List includes 878 properties forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value.

These include 679 cultural, 174 natural, and 25 mixed properties in 145 States Parties.

States Parties are countries which have adhered to the World Heritage Convention.

Africa --> 76 sites
Arab States --> 65 sites
Asia Pacific --> 182 sites
Europe and North America --> 435 sites
Latin America and the Caribbean --> 120 sites
Total-----> 878 sites

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