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The World's Heritage: The Definitive Guide to All 1073 World Heritage Sites

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Harper Collins
28 May 2018
Conservation of wildlife & habitats; Travel & holiday; Places & peoples: pictorial works
Bestselling guide to all 1,073 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Fully updated to include the latest sites added to the World Heritage List in July 2017. The List is managed by the World Heritage Committee and each site is judged under strict criteria – only the world's most spectacular and extraordinary sites make it on to the List.

UNESCO World Heritage sites include some of the most famous places in the world, such as the ancient Nabatean city of Petra in Jordan, the legendary Acropolis in Athens, the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, and Machu Picchu, the ‘Lost City of the Incas', in Peru.

26 sites were added to the List by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in July 2017. These included the first sites inscribed for Eritrea (Asmara: a Modernist City of Africa) and Angola (Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo). Other sites included The English Lake District (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland), Los Alerces National Park (Argentina), Aphrodisias (Turkey), and extensions to 5 existing sites.

    Descriptions of all 1073 UNESCO World Heritage sites
    Location map for every site
    Over 750 colour photographs
By:   UNESCO
Imprint:   Harper Collins
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   5th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 160mm,  Spine: 44mm
Weight:   1.510kg
ISBN:   9780008287191
ISBN 10:   0008287198
Pages:   960
Publication Date:   28 May 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.

Reviews for The World's Heritage: The Definitive Guide to All 1073 World Heritage Sites

As any self respecting monument knows, you haven't made it until you've garnered UNESCO status. From the Acropolis to the lesser known El Jem Coliseum, this gives you a tantalizing taste of all 878 World Heritage sites. Wanderlust


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