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around the world by year of inscription, selected during the annual sessions of the
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. The first World Heritage Site in the list is the
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. The 24th session in 2000 inscribed the most with 61 entries, while the 13th session in 1989 only inscribed seven sites. (F) denotes the country's first inscription.


2021 (44th session)

The 44th session was originally scheduled for 2020 but postponed to 2021 due to the
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COVID-19 pandemic
. Thus, the World Heritage Committee voted on both 2020 and 2021 nominations. 34 sites (29 cultural, 5 natural, 0 mixed)
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2019 (43rd session)

29 sites (24 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)
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2018 (42nd session)

19 sites (13 cultural, 3 natural, 3 mixed)
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2017 (41st session)

21 sites (18 cultural, 3 natural)
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2016 (40th session)

21 sites (12 cultural, 6 natural, 3 mixed)
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2015 (39th session)

24 sites (23 cultural, 1 mixed)
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2014 (38th session)

26 sites (22 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)
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2013 (37th session)

19 sites (14 cultural, 5 natural)
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2012 (36th session)

26 sites (20 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
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2011 (35th session)

25 sites (21 cultural, 3 natural, 1 mixed)
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2010 (34th session)

21 sites (15 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
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2009 (33rd session)

13 sites (11 cultural, 2 natural)
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2008 (32nd session)

27 sites (19 cultural, 8 natural)
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2007 (31st session)

22 sites (16 cultural, 4 natural, 2 mixed)
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2006 (30th session)

18 sites (16 cultural, 2 natural)
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2005 (29th session)

24 sites (17 cultural, 7 natural)
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2004 (28th session)

34 sites (29 cultural, 5 natural)
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2003 (27th session)

24 sites (19 cultural, 5 natural)
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2002 (26th session)

9 sites (8 cultural, 1 mixed)
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2001 (25th session)

31 sites (25 cultural, 6 natural)
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2000 (24th session)

61 sites (50 cultural, 10 natural, 1 mixed)
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1999 (23rd session)

48 sites (35 cultural, 11 natural, 2 mixed)
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1998 (22nd session)

30 sites (27 cultural, 3 natural)
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1997 (21st session)

46 sites (38 cultural, 7 natural, 1 mixed)
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1996 (20th session)

37 sites (30 cultural, 5 natural, 2 mixed)
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1995 (19th session)

29 sites (23 cultural, 6 natural)
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1994 (18th session)

29 sites (21 cultural, 8 natural)
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1993 (17th session)

33 sites (29 cultural, 4 natural)
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1992 (16th session)

20 sites (16 cultural, 4 natural)
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1991 (15th session)

22 sites (16 cultural, 6 natural)
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1990 (14th session)

16 sites (11 cultural, 2 natural, 3 mixed)
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1989 (13th session)

7 sites (4 cultural, 2 natural, 1 mixed)
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1988 (12th session)

27 sites (19 cultural, 5 natural, 3 mixed)
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1987 (11th session)

41 sites (32 cultural, 7 natural, 2 mixed)
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1986 (10th session)

29 sites (23 cultural, 5 natural, 1 mixed)
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1985 (9th session)

30 sites (25 cultural, 4 natural, 1 mixed)
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1984 (8th session)

23 sites (16 cultural, 7 natural)
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1983 (7th session)

29 sites (19 cultural, 9 natural, 1 mixed)
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1982 (6th session)

24 sites (17 cultural, 5 natural, 2 mixed)
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1981 (5th session)

26 sites (15 cultural, 9 natural, 2 mixed)
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1980 (4th session)

27 sites (22 cultural, 5 natural)
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1979 (3rd session)

45 sites (34 cultural, 8 natural, 3 mixed)
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1978 (2nd session)

12 sites (8 cultural, 4 natural)
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See also

* Former UNESCO World Heritage Sites *
List of World Heritage in Danger The List of World Heritage in Danger is compiled by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) through the World Heritage Committee according to Article 11.4 of the World Heritage Convention,Full title: ''Conve ...
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Lists of World Heritage Sites This is a list of the lists of World Heritage Sites. A World Heritage Site A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area with legal protection by an international convention administered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural ...
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World Heritage Sites by country In its most general sense, the term "world" refers to the totality of entities, to the whole of reality or to everything that is. The nature of the world has been conceptualized differently in different fields. Some conceptions see the worl ...

World Heritage Sites by country


References


External links


UNESCO World Heritage portal
– Official website (in English and French)
The World Heritage List
– Official searchable list of all Inscribed Properties
New Inscribed Properties
– List of new Inscribed Properties. Also lists nominated sites prior to an upcoming session of the World Heritage Committee. {{DEFAULTSORT:World Heritage Sites by year of inscription World Heritage Sites
World Heritage Sites A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area with legal protection by an international convention administered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). World Heritage Sites are designated by UNESCO for h ...