UNESCO added 26 new sites on UNSESCO World Heritage list this year
Lakes of Ounianga (Chad); Sangha Trinational (Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo); Historic Town Grand-Bassam (Côte d’Ivoire); Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage (Morocco) and Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes (Senegal).
Chengjiang Fossil Site (China); Site of Xanadu (China); Western Ghats (India); Cultural Landscape of Bali Province: the Subak System as a Manifestation of the Tri Hita Karana Philosophy (Indonesia); Archaelogical Heritage of the Lenggong Valley (Malaysia) and Lena Pillars Nature Park (Russian Federation).
Pearling, Testimony of an Island Economy (Bahrain); Masjed-e Jāmé of Isfahan (Islamic Republic of Iran); Gonbad-e Qābus (Islamic Republic of Iran); Sites of Human Evolution at Mount Carmel : The Nahal Me’arot/Wadi el-Mughara Caves (Israel) and Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem (Palestine).
Major Mining Sites of Wallonia (Belgium); Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (France); Margravial Opera House Bayreuth (Germany); Garrison Border Town of Elvas and its Fortifications (Portugal); Heritage of Mercury Almadén and Idrija (Slovenia/Spain); Decorated Farmhouses of Hälsingland (Sweden) and Neolithic Site of Çatalhöyük (Turkey).
Rio de Janeiro, Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea (Brazil).
The Landscape of Grand-Pré (Canada).