List of World Heritage Sites in Western Asia

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The UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) has designated 82 World Heritage Sites in 18 countries (also called "state parties") of Western Asia: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Yemen. While Egypt is partially in Western Asia, it's World Heritage Sites are listed under Africa instead. One site is located in Jerusalem.[nb 1] Kuwait is the only country in the region that does not have any World Heritage Sites.[1][2] Arabian Oryx Sanctuary was designated as a World Heritage Site of Oman in 1994 but was delisted in 2007. As the protected area was reduced by 90% as a result of Oman's decision, UNESCO delisted the site.[3]

In this region, Iran is home to the most inscribed sites with 17 sites.[4] The first sites to be recognized by UNESCO from the region were Persepolis, Meidan Emam, Esfahan, Tchogha Zanbil (Iran) and the Ancient City of Damascus (Syria).[5] Each year, UNESCO's World Heritage Committee may inscribe new sites on the list, or delist sites that that no longer meet the criteria. Selection is based on ten criteria: six for cultural heritage (i–vi) and four for natural heritage (vii–x).[6] Some sites, designated "mixed sites," represent both cultural and natural heritage. In Western Asia, there are 67 cultural, 1 natural, and 3 mixed sites.[7]

The World Heritage Committee may also specify that a site is endangered, citing "conditions which threaten the very characteristics for which a property was inscribed on the World Heritage List." Seven sites in this region are currently listed as endangered, one site (Bahla Fort) has been listed previously and possible danger listing has been considered by UNESCO in a number of other cases.[8]

Legend

The table is sortable by column by clicking on the Sort both.gif at the top of the appropriate column; alphanumerically for the Site, Area, and Year columns; by state party for the Location column; and by criteria type for the Criteria column. Transborder sites sort at the bottom.

Site; named after the World Heritage Committee's official designation[4]
Location; at city, regional, or provincial level and geocoordinates
Criteria; as defined by the World Heritage Committee[6]
Area; in hectares and acres. If available, the size of the buffer zone has been noted as well. A value of zero implies that no data has been published by UNESCO
Year; during which the site was inscribed to the World Heritage List
Description; brief information about the site, including reasons for qualifying as an endangered site, if applicable

Inscribed sites

  † In danger
Site Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year Description Refs
Aflaj Irrigation Systems of Oman Sharqiyah and Batinah Regions,  Oman
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Cultural:
(v)
1,456 (3,600); buffer zone 16,404 (40,540) 2006 [9]
Al-Hijr Archaeological Site (Madâin Sâlih) 150x150px Al Madinah Province,  Saudi Arabia
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)
1,621 (4,010); buffer zone 1,659 (4,100) 2008 [10]
Al Zubarah Archaeological Site Zubarah Fort. Madinat ash Shamal,  Qatar
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(v)
416 (1,030); buffer zone 7,196 (17,780) 2013 [11]
Ancient City of Aleppo City view with a wall and a mosque. Aleppo Governorate,  Syria
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
350 (860) 1986 [12]
Ancient City of Bosra An old amphitheatre. Daraa Governorate,  Syria
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Cultural:
(i)(iii)(vi)
1980 [13]
Ancient City of Damascus Ruins of a stone building with columns and without roof. Damascus Governorate,  Syria
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
86 (210) 1979 [14]
Ancient Villages of Northern Syria Ruins of a stone church without roof.  Syria
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(v)
12,290 (30,400) 2011 [15]
Anjar Ruins of buildings consisting of some arches. Beqaa Governorate,  Lebanon
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
1984 [16]
Archaeological Site of Troy Ruined walls. Çanakkale Province,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(vi)
158 (390) 1998 [17]
Archaeological Sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn Burial mound at the site of Al-Ayn Ad Dhahirah Region,  Oman
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
1988 [18]
Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran Stone church in the mountains with two massive towers topped by a conical roof West Azerbaijan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(vi)
129 (320); buffer zone 655 (1,620) 2008 including: St Thaddeus Monastery, St Stepanos Monastery, Chapel of Dzordzor, Chapel of Chupan, Church of the Holy Mother of God [19]
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)
American soldiers on guard at the ruins of Ashur in 2008
Salah ad Din Governorate,  Iraq
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
70 (170); buffer zone 100 (250) 2003 [20]
[21]
At-Turaif District in ad-Dir'iyah Earthen colored building with small windows. Riyadh Province,  Saudi Arabia
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)
29 (72) 2008 [22]
Baalbek Fairly well preserved classical building surrounded by columns. Beqaa Governorate,  Lebanon
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Cultural:
(i)(iv)
1984 [23]
Bahá’i Holy Places in Haifa and the Western Galilee Large white buildings in a landscape garden. Haifa and North District,  Israel
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Cultural:
(iii)(vi)
63 (160); buffer zone 255 (630) 2008 [24]
Bahla Fort Fort with towers, walls and small windows. Ad Dakhiliyah Region,  Oman
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Cultural:
(iv)
1987 [25]
Bam and its Cultural Landscape View over a large ruined city colored uniformly in a grey-brown tone. In the background there is a castle in overlooking the surrounding city. Kerman,  Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)
2004 [26]
Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) Actual baptism site. Jordan River,  Jordan
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Cultural:
(iii)(vi)
294 (730); buffer zone 957 (2,360) 2015 [27]
Biblical tells - Megiddo, Hazor, Beer Sheba Ruins of building consisting of low walls of unhewn stones.  Israel
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
96 (240); buffer zone 604 (1,490) 2005 [28]
Bisotun Frieze in a rock with many people. Kermanshah,  Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)
187 (460); buffer zone 361 (890) 2006 [29]
Bursa and Cumalıkızık: the Birth of the Ottoman Empire 71 Bursa la Grande Moschea.jpg City of Bursa and village of Cumalıkızık, Bursa Province,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
193 (480) 2014 [30]
Byblos A small port in a town. Mount Lebanon Governorate,  Lebanon
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(vi)
1984 [31]
Caves of Maresha and Bet-Guvrin in the Judean Lowlands as a Microcosm of the Land of the Caves Beit Guvrin 1.JPG Southern District,  Israel
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Cultural:
(V)
259 (640) 2014 [31]
Cathedral and Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots Stone church with a central tower topped by a conical roof and several smaller towers. Armavir Province,  Armenia
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)
74 (180) 2000 [32]
Choirokoitia Small white circular huts with flat roof. Larnaca District,  Cyprus
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)
1998 [33]
Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem View of The Church of the Nativity from Manger Square. Bethlehem Governorate,  Palestine

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Cultural:
(iv), (vi)
2.98 (7.4) 2012 [34][35]
Citadel of Erbil The Citadel of Erbil.  Iraqi Kurdistan, Iraq
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Cultural:
(iv)
16 (40); buffer zone 268 (660) 2014 [36]
City of Safranbolu White houses with red tile roofs on a hillside. City and district of Safranbolu, Karabük Province,  Turkey
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Cultural:
(ii)(iv)(v)
193 (480) 1994 [37]
Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din A fortress of grey stone. Homs and Latakia Governorates,  Syria
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Cultural:
(ii)(iv)
9 (22) 2006 [38]
Cultural Sites of Al Ain (Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas) A sandy path lined by low walls behind which are many palm trees.  United Arab Emirates
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(v)
4,945 (12,220); buffer zone 7,605 (18,790) 2011 [39]
Gelati Monastery
and
Bagrati Cathedral
Gelati 1661.jpgBagrati Cathedral in Kutaisi.jpg Imereti,  Georgia
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Cultural:
(iv)
7.87 (19.4) 1994 [40]
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Petroglyphs of humans. Garadagh and Absheron districts,  Azerbaijan
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Cultural:
(iii)
537 (1,330); buffer zone 3,096 (7,650) 2007 [41]
Golestan Palace Shams-ol-Emareh with the clock tower Tehran,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
5.3 (13); buffer zone 26 (64) 2013 [42]
Gonbad-e Qabus A tower topped with conical roof Golestan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
1.48 (3.7); buffer zone 18 (44) 2012 [43]
Great Mosque and Hospital of Divriği Low building of reddish stone with a prominent decorated entrance. city and district of Divriği, Sivas Province,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(iv)
2,016 (4,980) 1985 [44]
Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia White stone pinnacle rocks topped by a dark colored rock. Nevşehir Province in Central Anatolia Region,  Turkey
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Mixed:
(i)(iii)(v)(vii)
9,576 (23,660) 1985 [45]
Hatra Ruins of buildings with columns. Ninawa Governorate,  Iraq
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
324 (800) 1985 [46]
Hattusha: the Hittite Capital Stone gate with sculpted lions. Sungurlu, Çorum Province,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
268 (660) 1986 [47]
Hierapolis-Pamukkale Hanging white limestone wall. Denizli Province,  Turkey
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Mixed:
(iii)(iv)(vii)
1,077 (2,660) 1988 [48]
Historic Areas of Istanbul A large building with a square tower, three mosques and ten minarets near water. Istanbul city and Istanbul Province,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)
678 (1,680) 1985 [49]
Historic Jeddah, the Gate to Makkah Traditional house in Al Balad.JPG Jeddah,  Saudi Arabia
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Cultural:
(ii)(iv)(vi)
18 (44) ; buffer zone 114 (280) 2014 [50]
Historical Monuments of Mtskheta Gamsakhurdia street, Mtskheta. (Photo A. Muhranoff, 2011).jpg Mtskheta-Mtianeti,  Georgia
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
1994
Historic Town of Zabid Partially ruined stone building with a decorated facade. Al Hudaydah Governorate,  Yemen
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Cultural:
(iii)
1993 [51]
[52]
Incense Route – Desert Cities in the Negev Ruins of buildings in a desert. Negev,  Israel
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Cultural:
(iii)(v)
2005 [53]
Land of Frankincense Ruins at Khor Rori Dhofar Governorate,  Oman
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
850 (2,100); buffer zone 1,243 (3,070) 2000 [33][54]
Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir Battir's ancient terraces, 1893 Bethlehem Governorate,  Palestine

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Cultural:
(iv), (v)
2014 [55]
Masada Ruins of a building made of unhewn stones. South District,  Israel
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(vi)
276 (680); buffer zone 28,965 (71,570) 2001 [56]
Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan Mosque Courtyard. Isfahan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)
2.08 (5.1); buffer zone 19 (47) 2012 [57]
Meidan Emam, Esfahan Large rectangular square surrounded by buildings some of which have cuppolas. Isfahan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(v)(vi)
1979 [58]
Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin Small church of dark stone with a central tower topped by a conical roof. Haghpat and Sanahin, Lori Province,  Armenia
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Cultural:
(ii)(iv)
2.65 (6.5); buffer zone 24 (59) 1996[nb 2] [59]
Monastery of Geghard and the Upper Azat Valley Stone church with a central tower topped by a conical roof. near Goght, Kotayk Province,  Armenia
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Cultural:
(ii)
2.70 (6.7) 2000 [60]
Nemrut Dağ Large sculpted heads of a bird and a human lying on the ground. Adiyaman Province,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(iii)(iv)
11 (27) 1987 [61]
Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük Excavations at the southern area of the site. Central Anatolia Region,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
37 (91); buffer zone 111 (270) 2012 [62]
Old City of Acre A fortress or a tower of a fortification. Western Galilee,  Israel
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(v)
63 (160) 2001 [63]
The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls Temple Mount.JPG Jerusalem
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Cultural:JerOld
(ii)(iii)(vi)
1985 As a holy city for Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Jerusalem holds great symbolic importance and is recognized by all three religions as the site of Abraham's sacrifice. The Wailing Wall delimits the quarters of the different religious communities, while the Resurrection rotunda in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre houses Christ's tomb. [64]
Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape Pergamon - 01.jpg Bergama, Izmir Province  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
333 (820); buffer zone 477 (1,180) 2014 [65]
Old City of Sana'a Houses with beige walls and white framed windows. Sana'a Governorate,  Yemen
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Cultural:
(iv)(v)(vi)
1986 [66]
Shahr-i Sokhta Ruins of buildings near a lake. Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)
1,456 (3,600); buffer zone 2,200 (5,400) 2014 [67]
Old Walled City of Shibam Tall and narrow white and brownish houses with small windows. Hadhramaut Governorate,  Yemen
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(v)
1982 [68]
Ouadi Qadisha (the Holy Valley) and the Forest of the Cedars of God (Horsh Arz el-Rab) Landscape with barren hills in the background, a valley and a mountain slope with low trees in the foreground. North Lebanon Governorate,  Lebanon
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
1998 [69]
Painted Churches in the Troodos Region Constantine and Helen, Church of Archangel Michael, Pedoulas Troodos Mountains, Limassol and Nicosia Districts,  Cyprus
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Cultural:
(iii)(vi)
1985[nb 3] [70]
[71]
Paphos A colorful mosaic showing various people. Paphos District,  Cyprus
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Cultural:
(iii)(vi)
1980 [72]
Pasargadae A small step pyramid like structure with a house-shaped structure on top. Pars,  Iran
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Cultural:
(1)(ii)(iii)(iv)
160 (400); buffer zone 7,127 (17,610) 2004 [73]
Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy Windtower of Isa Bin Ali House, home of former ruler of Bahrain, in Muharraq, Bahrain Muharraq Governorate,  Bahrain
Lua error in Module:Coordinates at line 668: callParserFunction: function "#coordinates" was not found.
Cultural:
(iii)
35,087 (86,700); buffer zone 95,876 (236,910) 2012 [74]
Persepolis Ruins of buildings and a frieze depicting humans carrying staffs or lances. Fars,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(iii)(vi)
13 (32) 1979 [75]
Petra Facade of the treasury. Ma'an Governorate,  Jordan
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Cultural:
(i)(iii)(iv)
1985 [76]
Qal’at al-Bahrain – Ancient Harbour and Capital of Dilmun
Archaeological site of foundations of buildings.
Northern Governorate,  Bahrain
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)
32 (79); buffer zone 1,238 (3,060) 2005[nb 4] [77]
[78]
Quseir Amra Small ruined stone building. Zarqa Governorate,  Jordan
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Cultural:
(i)(iii)(iv)
1985 [79]
Samarra Archaeological City
A slightly ruined spiral tower of white stone.
Salah ad Din Governorate,  Iraq
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)
15,058 (37,210); buffer zone 31,414 (77,630) 2007 [80]
[81]
Selimiye Mosque and its Social Complex Large mosque with four minarets and a large dome of dark stone. Edirne, East Thrace,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(i)(iv)
2.50 (6.2); buffer zone 38 (94) 2011 [82]
Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble in Ardabil Two cupolas covered in blue, yellow and brown tiles. Ardabil, Ardabil Province,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iv)
2.14 (5.3); buffer zone 13 (32) 2010 [83]
Shushtar Historical Hydraulic System Ruins of a river bridge. Khuzestan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(v)
240 (590); buffer zone 1,572 (3,880) 2009 [84]
Site of Palmyra Ruins of stone buildigns with columns. Homs Governorate,  Syria
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iv)
0.36 (0.89) 1980 [85]
Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel: The Nahal Me’arot / Wadi el-Mughara Caves Mount Carmel,  Israel
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Cultural:
(iii)(v)
54 (130); buffer zone 370 (910) 2012 [86]
Socotra Archipelago A tree over a dry, barren, rocky landscape. Hadhramaut Governorate,  Yemen
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Natural:
(x)
410,460 (1,014,300); buffer zone 1,740,958 (4,302,000) 2008 [87]
Soltaniyeh Octagonal building with turquoise dome. Zanjan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)
790 (2,000); buffer zone 350 (860) 2005 [88]
Tabriz Historic Bazaar Complex Covered arcade lined by shops. Tabriz,  Iran
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(iv)
29 (72); buffer zone 75 (190) 2010 [89]
Takht-e Soleyman Ruins of buildings near a lake. West Azerbaijan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
10 (25); buffer zone 7,438 (18,380) 2003 [90]
Tchogha Zanbil Ruins of a pyramid like structure. Khuzestan,  Iran
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Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
1979 [91]
The Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls City view with houses, churches and a building with a large golden dome. Jerusalem[nb 1]
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)(vi)
1981 [92]
[93]
[94]
The Persian Garden Water basin in a garden, flowers trees and a building with open portico. Pars,  Iran
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Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
716 (1,770); buffer zone 9,740 (24,100) 2011 including 9 selected gardens in Iran: Pasargadae, Chehel Sotoun, Fin, Eram, Shazdeh, Dolatabad, Abbasabad, Akbarieh, Pahlevanpour [95]
Tyre Ruins of columns near the sea. South Lebanon Governorate,  Lebanon
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Cultural:
(iii)(vi)
154 (380) 1984 [96]
Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a) Ruins of a building of white stone. Amman Governorate,  Jordan
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Cultural:
(i)(iv)(vi)
24 (59); buffer zone 90 (220) 2005 [97]
Upper Svaneti Stone towers in a mountain landscape Mestia District, Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti,  Georgia
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Cultural:
(iv)(v)
1.06 (2.6); buffer zone 19 (47) 1996 [98]
Wadi Rum Protected Area A dry mountain landscape with smoothened rocks. Aqaba Governorate,  Jordan
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Mixed:
(iii)(v)(vii)
74,180 (183,300); buffer zone 59,177 (146,230) 2011 [99]
Walled City of Baku with the Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower Ruins of underground buildings and a building with cuppola above ground. Absheron Peninsula,  Azerbaijan
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Cultural:
(iv)
22 (54) 2000 [100]
White City of Tel-Aviv—the Modern Movement White modern building. Tel Aviv,  Israel
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Cultural:
(ii)(iv)
140 (350); buffer zone 197 (490) 2003 [101]
Xanthos-Letoon Ruins of buildings and of an amphitheatre. Muğla and Antalya Provinces,  Turkey
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Cultural:
(ii)(iii)
126 (310); buffer zone 63 (160) 1988 [102]

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 Site proposed by Jordan. UNESCO has stated that "In line with relevant UN resolutions, East Jerusalem remains part of the occupied Palestinian territory, and the status of Jerusalem must be resolved in permanent status negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians."
  2. Extended in 2000 to include the Sanahin Monastery and name change from Monastery of Haghpat to the present name.
  3. Extended in 2001 to include the church Metamorfosis tou Sotiros (Transfiguration of the Saviour) in Palaichori.
  4. Minor modification of the core zone and enlargement of the buffer zone in 2008.

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