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World Heritage (UNESCO)

UNESCO World Heritage sites

Site Classé "UNESCO Patrimoine Mondial"
Patrimonio de la Humanidad por la UNESCO
UNESCO Wereld Erfgoed
ユネスコ世界遺産 (yunesuko sekai isan) UNESCO
UNESCO Weltkulturerbe

The 42nd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee was held Manama (Bahrain) from 24th June to 4th July 2018 with 20 new sites inscribed (+ 1 extension).

The World Heritage List currently includes 1092 properties (as of July 4, 2018) forming part of the cultural and natural heritage which the World Heritage Committee considers as having outstanding universal value.

These includes:
845 cultural [Cultural sites] properties
209 natural [Natural sites] properties
38 mixed [Mixed sites] properties
2 delisted sites (Germany & Oman sites)
37 transboundary sites (same site listed in more than 1 country)

Those 1092 properties are located in 167 countries (latest 2 are Angola & Eritrea).

If you would like more information on the properties, please check the UNESCO World Heritage site here: (list in English) (liste en Francais)

All properties information listed on our website are sourced from the official UNESCO World Heritage website (including translation of sites info in French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Japanese and Dutch by UNESCO/BPI)

We currently have around 600+ sites listed on our website from 126 different countries (still looking for 40 more countries!).

We are always looking for good quality original digital photos (above 4 megapixel in size and landscape format) of UNESCO World Heritage sites to make into postcards (especially from the 2017 and 2018 newly inscribe sites)... if you have such photos available (of site we do not already have published) and you would like to see those photos made into postcards, please do not hesitate to contact us via Email for more info

We are particularly looking for any digital landscape mode photos (at least 4 megapixel in size) of those country UNESCO sites (20 FREE postcards offered for any photo we can use to make into a postcard):

Antigua and Barbuda
Burkina Faso
Cape Verde
Central African Republic
Côte d'Ivoire
Democratic Republic of the Congo
El Salvador
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Saudi Arabia
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Tentative List Countries and sites we require photos for (20 FREE postcards offered for any photo we can use to make into a postcard):
Marshall Islands:
* Likiep Village Historic District
* Mili Atoll Nature Conservancy (and Nadrikdrik)
* Northern Marshall Islands Atolls
New Zealand:
* Kermadec Islands and Marine reserve
* Whakarua Moutere (North East Islands)
Papua New Guinea:
* Houn Terraces - Stairway to the Past
* Kikori River Basin / Great Papuan Plateau
* Kokoda Track and Owen Stanley Ranges
* Milne Bay Seascape (Pacific Jewels of Marine Biodiversity)
* The Sublime Karsts of Papua New Guinea
* Trans-Fly Complex
* Upper Sepik River Basin
* Imeong Conservation Area
* Ouballang ra Ngebedech (Ngebedech Terraces)
* Tet el Bad (Stone Coffin)
* Yapease Quarry Sites
* Fagaloa Bay - Uafato Tiavea Conservation Zone
* Manono, Apolima and Nuulopa Cultural Landscape
Solomon Islands:
* Marovo - Tetepare Complex
* Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Solomon Islands
Kingdom of Tonga:
* Lapita Pottery Archaeological Sites
* The Ancient Capitals of the Kingdom of Tonga
* Lake Letas
* The Nowon and Votwos of Ureparapara
* The President Coolidge
* Vatthe Conservation Area
* Yalo, Apialo and the sacred geography of Northwest Malakula

UNESCO 2018 newly inscribed sites (reward of 20 FREE postcards for photo(s) of any sites we can make into a limited edition postcard (see list of sites needed above)

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