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Encyclopedia > List of World Heritage Sites in Europe

This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Europe. UNESCO logo UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... Elabana Falls is in Lamington National Park, part of the Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves World Heritage site in Queensland, Australia. ... World map showing the location of Europe. ...


Sites marked with an asterisk (*) are also included on the List of World Heritage Sites in danger. These are 31 sites which the UNESCO World Heritage Committee has decided to include on a list of World Heritage Sites in danger; this list also shows the year in which the World Heritage committee added the site to this list. ...

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Transboundary sites

Bruges Antwerp Ypres Ghent Mons Tournai Boulogne-sur-Mer Abbeville Fifty-six Belfries of Belgium and France are collectively designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, in recognition of an architectural phenomenon that arose during the emergence of the historic Flanders and neighboring regions from feudalism. ... Belfry of Bruges A belfry is a building (also known as a bell tower) - or a part of a building - in which bells are hung. ... Flanders (Dutch: ) is a large historical region overlapping Belgium, France and the Netherlands. ... Wallonia (French: Wallonie, German: Wallonien, Walloon: Walonreye, Dutch: Wallonië) or the Walloon Region (French: Région Wallonne, Dutch: Waals Gewest) is the predominantly French-speaking region that constitutes one of the three federal regions of Belgium, with its capital at Namur. ... Belfry of Bruges A belfry is a building (also known as a bell tower) - or a part of a building - in which bells are hung. ... Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, was started in 1351 and completed in 1521. ... St. ... The Flemish region is one of the three official regions of the Kingdom of Belgium (alongside the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region). ... Białowieża Primaeval Forest, known as Belavezhskaya Pushcha (Белавеская пушча) in Belarus and Puszcza Białowieska in Poland, is an ancient virginal forest straddling the border between Belarus and Poland, located 70 km... BiaÅ‚owieża Primaeval Forest, known as Belaveskaya Pushcha (Белавеская пушча) or Belovezhskaya Pushcha in Belarus and Puszcza BiaÅ‚owieska in Poland, is an ancient virginal forest straddling the border between Belarus and Poland, located 70 km north of Brest. ... Aggtelek (sometimes misspelled Agtelek; literally means Old Plot in Hungarian) is a village in the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary with vast stalactite caverns, some of them of great height. ... The Slovak Karst (Slovak Slovenský kras) is one of the mountain ranges of the Slovak Ore Mountains in the Carpathians in southern Slovakia. ... A storks nest typical for the region The Neusiedler See (Hungarian: Fertő) is the only steppe lake in Central Europe and is located at the border between Austria and Hungary. ... Curonian Spit and Lagoon The Curonian Spit (Lithuanian: KurÅ¡ių Nerija, Russian: Куршская коса, German: Kurische Nehrung) is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand dune peninsula that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. ... The limes Germanicus, 2nd century. ... Map of Upper Germanic Limes The Limes Germanicus (Latin for Germanic frontier) was a remarkable line of frontier (limes) forts that bounded the ancient Roman provinces of Germania Superior and Raetia, and divided the Roman Empire and the unsubdued Germanic tribes, from the years 83 to 260. ... // Hadrians Wall (Latin: Vallum Hadriani) is a stone and turf fortification built by the Roman Empire across the width of Great Britain. ... The High Coast (Swedish: Höga Kusten) is a part of the Swedish coast on the Gulf of Bothnia, situated around Örnsköldsvik and notable for its beautiful scenery. ... Kvarken (alt. ... Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5... Statue in front of the Basilica Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura — also known in English as the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls — is one of five churches considered to be the great ancient basilicas of Rome, Italy. ... Fürst-Pückler-Park, Bad Muskau The Fürst-Pückler-Park, Muskauer Park, Park von Muskau, or Park Mużakowski is the biggest English-style park of Germany and Poland. ... Fürst-Pückler-Park, Bad Muskau The Park von Muskau, officially Fürst-Pückler-Park, in Poland: Park Mużakowski, is the biggest and certainly most famous English-style park of Germany and Poland. ... The Lusatian Neisse (German Lausitzer Neiße, Polish Nysa Łużycka, Czech Lužická Nisa) is a river in the Czech Republic (54 km) and on Polish-German border (198 km), in total 252 km long. ... Pic de Bugatetin the Néouvielle Natural Reserve Central Pyrenees For the mountains in Victoria, Australia, see Pyrenees (Victoria). ... For other meanings see: Pyrenees, Victoria and Montes Pyrenaeus. ... Monte Perdido (Mont Perdu in French, both meaning lost mountain) is the third highest mountain in the Pyrenees. ... The summit of Monte Perdido (3355m), located in Spain, the great lost mountain of the Pyrenees, lies hidden from France by the seemingly impenetrable peaks of the Cirques of Gavarnie and Estaube. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Sites per country

Albania

Remains of a theatre and part of the agora (Photo by Marc Morell) Remains of the 6th-century baptistery Butrint (Albanian: Butrint or Butrinti) is a city and an archeological site in Albania, close to the Greek border. ... Gjirokastër (Photo by Marc Morell) Gjirokastër (Albanian: Gjirokastër or Gjirokastra, Greek: Argyrokastron or Girokastron) is a city in southern Albania at 40. ...

Andorra

  • Madriu-Claror-Perafita Valley (2004, 2006)

A refuge at Perafita The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley is a glacial valley in the southeast of Andorra. ...

Armenia

Haghpat Monastery, also known as Haghpatavank (Õ€Õ¡Õ²ÕºÕ¡Õ¿Õ¡Õ¾Õ¡Õ¶Ö„ in Armenian), is a medieval Byzantine monastery complex in Haghpat, Armenia. ... Amenaprkich (Holy Redeemer) church St. ... Categories: Stub | Tourist attractions in Armenia | Towns and Cities in Armenia | World Heritage Sites in Armenia ... Zvartnots (Armenian: meaning celestial angels) is a town located in Armenian province of Armavir, about 10 km west from Yerevan, approximately half way to Echmiadzin. ... Geghard Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Geghard The monastery of Geghard (Ô³Õ¥Õ²Õ¡Ö€Õ¤ in Armenian) is a unique architectural construction in the Kotayk province of Armenia, being partially cut into the rocks of the surrounding cliffs. ...

Austria

  (Austro-Bavarian: SÃ¥izburg) is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. ... Schönbrunn Palace (Schloss Schönbrunn) in Vienna is one of the most important cultural monuments in Austria and since the 1860s has also been one of the major tourist attractions in Vienna. ... Hallstatt (), Upper Austria is a village in the Salzkammergut, a region in Austria. ... Hoher Dachstein is the highest mountain of the Dachstein massif, and is one of the highest mountains in the Northern Limestone Alps. ... The Salzkammergut is a resort area east of Salzburg, Austria, spanning the federal states of Upper Austria, Salzburg, and Styria. ... The Semmering Railway, Austria, which starts at Gloggnitz and leads over the Semmering to Mürzzuschlag is commonly referred to as the worlds first mountain railway, especially given the very difficult terrain and difference in height. ... The Grazer Schloßberg Clock Tower Graz [graːts] (Slovenian: Gradec IPA: /gra. ... Stift Melk, Wachau (Wachau is also the name of a municipality in the district of Kamenz in Saxony, Germany: see Wachau, Saxony). ... A storks nest typical for the region The Neusiedler See (Hungarian: Fertő) is the only steppe lake in Central Europe and is located at the border between Austria and Hungary. ... “Wien” redirects here. ...

Azerbaijan

For other uses, see Baku (disambiguation). ... Gobustan is amongst the most unique places on Earth. ...

Belarus

Białowieża Primaeval Forest, known as Belavezhskaya Pushcha (Белавеская пушча) in Belarus and Puszcza Białowieska in Poland, is an ancient virginal forest straddling the border between Belarus and Poland, located 70 km... BiaÅ‚owieża Primaeval Forest, known as Belaveskaya Pushcha (Белавеская пушча) or Belovezhskaya Pushcha in Belarus and Puszcza BiaÅ‚owieska in Poland, is an ancient virginal forest straddling the border between Belarus and Poland, located 70 km north of Brest. ... Mir Castle in present time The Mirsky Castle Complex (Belarusian: Мі́рскі за́мак) is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Belarus located near Mir in the Karelichy District of the Hrodna voblast, at 53°27′N 26°28′E, 29 km to the north-west from another World Heritage site, Nesvizh Castle. ... Architectural, Residential and Cultural Complex of the Radziwill Family at Nesvizh is the official name for UNESCO World Heritage Site comprising the Radziwill family estate in Niasvizh, Belarus. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Niasvizh (Belarusian: Нясьві́ж, Нясві́ж; Russian: Несвиж (Nesviz); Polish: Nieśwież) is a city in Belarus. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Belgium

one of the béguinages of Ghent A Béguinage is a collection of small buidlings used by Beguines, which were several lay sisterhoods of the Roman Catholic Church, founded in the 13th century in the Low Countries, of religious women who sought to serve god without retiring from the... A view of Lange (The Angel) on the Grand Place The Grand Place (French: Grand-Place or Grand Place, Dutch: Grote Markt) is the central market square of Brussels. ... Nickname: Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: , Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989 Government  - Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area  - Region 162 km²  (62. ... Houdeng-Goegnies: lift no. ... La Louvière is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. ... Le Roeulx is a municipality located in the Belgian province of Hainaut. ... Hainaut (French; English traditionally Hainault, Dutch: Henegouwen, German: Hennegau, Walloon: Hinnot) is the westernmost province of Wallonia, one of the three regions of Belgium. ... Bruges Antwerp Ypres Ghent Mons Tournai Boulogne-sur-Mer Abbeville Fifty-six Belfries of Belgium and France are collectively designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, in recognition of an architectural phenomenon that arose during the emergence of the historic Flanders and neighboring regions from feudalism. ... Belfry of Bruges A belfry is a building (also known as a bell tower) - or a part of a building - in which bells are hung. ... Flanders (Dutch: ) is a large historical region overlapping Belgium, France and the Netherlands. ... Wallonia (French: Wallonie, German: Wallonien, Walloon: Walonreye, Dutch: Wallonië) or the Walloon Region (French: Région Wallonne, Dutch: Waals Gewest) is the predominantly French-speaking region that constitutes one of the three federal regions of Belgium, with its capital at Namur. ... Belfry of Bruges A belfry is a building (also known as a bell tower) - or a part of a building - in which bells are hung. ... Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal, the Cathedral of Our Lady, Antwerp, was started in 1351 and completed in 1521. ... St. ... The Flemish region is one of the three official regions of the Kingdom of Belgium (alongside the Walloon Region and the Brussels-Capital Region). ... Geography Country Belgium Community Flemish Community Region Flemish Region Province West Flanders Arrondissement Bruges Coordinates , , Area 138. ... Maison and Atelier Horta, designed in 1898, now houses the Horta Museum, dedicated to his work. ... Nickname: Map showing the location of Brussels in Belgium Coordinates: , Country Belgium Region Brussels-Capital Region Founded 979 Founded (Region) June 18, 1989 Government  - Mayor (Municipality) Freddy Thielemans Area  - Region 162 km²  (62. ... The Hôtel Tassel is a town house built by Victor Horta in Brussels for the Belgian scientist and professor Edmond Tassel in 1893-1894. ... Hôtel Solvay (1895-1900), Avenue Louise Nr. ... Hôtel van Eetvelde The Hôtel van Eetvelde is a town house designed in 1895 by Victor Horta for Edmond van Eetvelde, administrator of Congo Free State. ... Maison and Atelier Horta, designed in 1898) now the Horta Museum, dedicated to his work. ... An array of Neolithic artifacts, including bracelets, axe heads, chisels, and polishing tools. ... Spiennes is a village in the municipality of Mons, Belgium. ... Geography Country Belgium Region Walloon Region Community French Community Province Hainaut Arrondissement Mons Coordinates Area 146. ... Tournai Cathedral Notre-Dame Cathedral of Tournai is one of the most important architectural monuments in Belgium. ... Tournai (in Dutch: Doornik in Latin: Tornacum) is a municipality located 85 kilometres southwest of Brussels, on the river Scheldt (in French: Escaut, in Dutch: Schelde), in the Belgian province of Hainaut. ... Museum in Antwerp, Belgium honoring the famous printers Christoffel Plantijn and Jan Moretus. ...

Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar (2005)
  • Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad (2007)

Panorama of Old Bridge in Mostar, June 2006 Stari Most (English translation: The Old Bridge) is a 16th century bridge in the city of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city. ... Mostar (Мостар) is a city and municipality in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the center of the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton of the Federation. ... The Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad across the Drina River in the east of Bosnia and Herzegovina was built at the end of the 16th century on the order of the Grand Vizier Mehmed Paša Sokolović. The design is traditionally attributed to the Ottoman court architect... The bridge on the Drina (around 1890) Višegrad (Cyrillic: Вишеград) is a town and municipality in the eastern part of Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. ...

Bulgaria

Frescoes from the Boyana Church: Desislava The church of Boyana is a medieval Bulgarian church situated on the outskirts of Sofia. ... The Madara Rider The Madara Rider is a large rock relief carved on the Madara Plateau east of Shumen in northeastern Bulgaria. ... The Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo are a group of churches, chapels and monasteries hewn from solid rock, located near the village of Ivanovo in Bulgaria. ... The Thracian Tomb of Kazanlak is a vaulted brickwork beehive (tholos) tomb near the town of Kazanlak in central Bulgaria. ... Nesebar (Bulgarian: Несебър, Nesebăr, though other transliterations are also used), previously known as Mesembria (Greek: Μεσημβρια, Mesimvria) and before that as Menebria, is an ancient city on the Black Sea coast of Bulgaria, located in Nesebar municipality, Burgas Province. ... Vihren, the highest summit of Pirin, is located within the park Baykusheva mura, a 24-metre-tall Bosnian Pine, the oldest tree in Bulgaria A lake in the National Park Pirin National Park is a World Heritage national park that encompasses the larger part of the Pirin Mountains in the... Rila Monastery with the medieval tower The Rila Monastery (Bulgarian: Рилски манастир, Rilski manastir) is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. ... Srebarna Nature Reserve is situated near the village of Srebarna, 18 km west of Silistra and 2 km south of the Danube. ... Thracian tomb of Sveshtari is situated 2. ...

Croatia

For other uses, see Split (disambiguation). ... The perystile viewving towards the entrance of Emperors aquarters Diocletians Palace is a building in Split, Croatia that was built by the emperor Diocletian the 3rd century AD. At the time it was built, there was no such city of Split, and the original town was built around... Nickname: 1995 map of Dubrovnik The location of Dubrovnik within Croatia Coordinates: , Country Croatia County Dubrovnik-Neretva county Government  - Mayor Dubravka Å uica (HDZ) Area  - City 143. ... Plitvice lakes The Plitvice Lakes ([plitvi], Croatian: Plitvička Jezera) are a national park in Croatia, situated at , in the Plitvice Lakes municipality, near the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... The Euphrasian Basilica is a minor basilica in Poreč, Croatia. ... Position of Poreč in Croatia. ... Coat of arms Trogir (Italian Traù, Latin Tragurium, Greek Tragurion, Hungarian Tengerfehérvár) is a historic town and harbour on the Adriatic coast in Split-Dalmatia county, Croatia, with a population of 10,907 (2001) and a total municipality population of 13,322 (2001). ... The front side of the cathedral with the rosetta and the portal The cathedral dome and sculptures The Cathedral of St. ... Å ibenik Å ibenik (German: Sibenning, Italian: Sebenico) is an historic town in Croatia, population 51,553 (2001). ...

Cyprus

Choirokoitia is an archaeological site on the island of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea, dating from the Neolithic age. ... District Paphos Government  - Mayor Savvas Vergas Population (2001)  - City 47,300 Time zone EET (UTC+2) Website: http://www. ... Troodos is the biggest mountain range of Cyprus, located in the center of the island. ... Troodos is the biggest mountain range of Cyprus, located in the center of the island. ...

Czech Republic

Location of ÄŒeský Krumlov in the Czech Republic Coordinates: Country Czech Republic Region South Bohemian District ÄŒeský Krumlov First mentioned 1253 Government  - Mayor LuboÅ¡ Jedlička Area  - City 22. ... Nickname: Motto: Praga Caput Rei publicae Location within the Czech Republic Coordinates: , Country Czech Republic Region Capital City of Prague Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Pavel Bém Area  - City 496 km²  (191. ... Telč (-Czech, German: Teltsch) is a town in southern Moravia, near Jihlava, in the Czech Republic. ... The Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelená Hora (Gruneberg) in Žďár nad Sázavou, near the border between Bohemia and Moravia, is the final masterpiece of Jan Santini Aichel, a maverick Czech architect who combined the Borrominiesque Baroque with references to Gothic elements in both construction and... Kutná Hora (help· info) medieval Czech: Hory Kutné) is a city in the Czech Republic, in Central Bohemian Region of Bohemia. ... Lednice (historical German name Eisgrub) is a town in the Czech Republic which was put on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1996. ... Valtice used to be the principal seat of the powerful Liechtenstein family. ... This medieval tower of the Kroměříž Castle was capped by a decorative drum and spire during the Baroque renovation in the 17th century. ... Kroměříž (-Czech; German: Kremsier) is a city in the Zlín Region of the Czech Republic. ... HolaÅ¡ovice (Holaschowitz) is a small historic village located in the south of the Czech Republic, 15 kilometres west of ÄŒeské BudÄ›jovice. ... LitomyÅ¡l (-Czech, German: Leitomischl) is a town and municipality in the Pardubice Region of the Czech Republic. ... To the glory of God the Almighty, the Virgin Mary and the saints I will build a column that in its height and splendour will be unrivalled in any other town. ... town hall with astronomical clock Olomouc (German Olmütz, Polish OÅ‚omuniec, Latin Eburum or Olomucium) is a city in Moravia, in the east of the Czech Republic. ... The Villa Tugendhat is a masterpiece of the German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. ... Coordinates: Country Czech Republic Region South Moravia Founded 1146 Area  - city 230. ... For other uses, see Jew (disambiguation). ... TÅ™ebíč is a city in the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic with a populate of approximately 40,000. ...

Denmark

Because of technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... Roskilde Cathedral Roskilde Cathedral (Danish: Roskilde Domkirke), in the city of Roskilde on the Island of Zealand (Sjælland) in eastern Denmark was the first Gothic cathedral to be built of brick and its construction encouraged the spread of this Brick Gothic style throughout Northern Europe. ... Kronborg Castle as seen from the sea Kronborg Castle is situated near the town of Elsinore (Danish Helsingør) on the extreme tip of Zealand at the narrowest point of the Oresund (Danish Øresund), the sound between Denmark and Sweden. ... Location of the Illulissat municipality in Greenland Ilulissat (population 4,533) is the third largest settlement in Greenland and also the seat of the municipality of Ilulissat (Ilulissat Kommuniat) which covers an area of 47,000 km2. ...

Estonia

County Harju County Mayor Jüri Ratas Area 159. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Finland

Suomenlinna or Viapori (Finnish), or Sveaborg (Swedish), is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands, today within Helsinki, the capital of Finland. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - City manager Jussi Pajunen Area  - City 187. ... Old Rauma (Vanha Rauma in Finnish) is the wooden city centre of the town of Rauma, Finland. ... Rauma, or Raumo in Swedish, is a town of ca. ... The wooden church of Petäjävesi was inscribed in 1994 on the UNESCO World Heritage List. ... Verla. ... Jaala is a municipality of Finland. ... The Bronze Age is a period in a civilizations development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ... Sammallahdenmäki is a Bronze age burial site in Finland near Lappi. ... Lappi is a municipality of Finland. ... The High Coast (Swedish: Höga Kusten) is a part of the Swedish coast on the Gulf of Bothnia, situated around Örnsköldsvik and notable for its beautiful scenery. ... Kvarken (alt. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

France

The Cathedral of Chartres (Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres, French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres), located in Chartres, about 50 miles (80 km) from Paris, is considered one of the finest examples in all France of the Gothic style of architecture. ... Painting of bison attacking a man, from the cave at Lascaux, c. ... Vézère is a 190 km long river in south-western France. ... Mont-Saint-Michel: sheep graze on the reclaimed pr -sal or salt meadow (2004) Mont Saint Michel is a small rocky islet, roughly one kilometer from the north coast of France at the mouth of the Couesnon River, near Avranches in Normandy, close to the border of Brittany. ... The Château de Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles, France. ... Vézelay Abbey was a Benedictine and Cluniac monastery in Vézelay in the Yonne département in Burgundy, France. ... The cathedral in Amiens Close-up of a stained glass window The Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame dAmiens), or just Amiens Cathedral, is the tallest complete cathedral in France with the greatest interior volume, estimated at 200,000 m³. The vaults of the... The Order of Cistercians (OCist) (Latin Cistercenses), otherwise Gimey or White Monks (from the colour of the habit, over which is worn a black scapular or apron) are a Catholic order of monks. ... The church and convent building seen from the gardens. ... The central range of Fontainebleau The Royal Chateau of Fontainebleau (in the Seine-et-Marne d partement), the largest of the French royal chateaux, introduced to France the Italian Mannerist style in interior decoration and in gardens, and transformed them in the translation. ... Coordinates Administration Country France Region Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Department Bouches-du-Rhône (Subprefecture) Arrondissement Arles Canton Chief town of 2 cantons: Arles-Est and Arles-Ouest Intercommunality Agglomeration community of Arles-Crau-Camargue-Montagnette Mayor Hervé Schiavetti  (PS) (2001-2008) Statistics Altitude 0 m–57 m... A triumphal arch is a structure in the shape of a monumental archway, usually built to celebrate a victory in war. ... Roman theatre at Orange, France Orange (Arenjo in Provençal) is a city in the département of Vaucluse, in the south of France. ... The Saline Royale (Royal Saltworks) at Arc-et-Senans, in the forest of Chaux near Besançon, France is notable as an early Enlightenment architectural project to rationalize industrial buildings and processes according to a philosophical order. ... The Scandola Nature Reserve (19. ... Calanques de Piana Calanches de Piana are Corsican calanques located between Ajaccio and Calvi. ... “Corsican” redirects here. ... Saint Savin, also referred to as Saint-Savin sur Gartempe, is a commune of the Vienne département, in the former province of Poitou, France. ... The Place Stanislas, known colloquially as the place Stan, is a large pedestrianized square in Nancy, Lorraine, France. ... Nancy (IPA pronounciation ; archaic German: ; Luxembourgish: Nanzeg) is a city and commune in the Lorraine région of northeastern France. ... The Pont du Gard is an aqueduct in the south of France constructed by the Roman Empire, and located near Remoulins, in the Gard département. ... Ancient Rome was a civilization that grew from a small agricultural community founded on the Italian Peninsula circa the 9th century BC to a massive empire straddling the Mediterranean Sea. ... Pont du Gard, France, a Roman aqueduct built circa 19 BC. It is one of Frances top tourist attractions and a World Heritage Site. ... City flag City coat of arms Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country Region Alsace Department Bas-Rhin (67) Intercommunality Urban Community of Strasbourg Mayor Fabienne Keller  (UMP) City Statistics Land area¹ 78. ... Grande ÃŽle, the historic centre of Strasbourg, France, is an island in the Ill River. ... Façade of the Notre-Dame de Reims The Notre-Dame de Reims (Our Lady of Rheims) is the Cathedral of Reims, where the kings of France were once crowned. ... The Abbey of Saint-Remi is an abbey in Reims, France, founded in around AD 1000. ... The Palace of Tau in Reims. ... Reims (English traditionally Rheims) (pronounced in French) is a city of northern France, 144 km (89 miles) east-northeast of Paris. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) The Eiffel Tower in Paris, as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... The Seine (pronounced in French) is a major river of north-western France, and one of its commercial waterways. ... Bourges Cathedral Floorplan of the cathedral The Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Bourges is a cathedral located in Bourges, France. ... City flag City coat of arms Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country France Région Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur Département Vaucluse (préfecture) Arrondissement Avignon Canton Chief town of 4 cantons Intercommunality Communauté dagglomération du Grand Avignon Mayor Marie-Josée Roig... The Canal du Midi or Canal des Deux Mers (Occitan: Canal de las Doas Mars / Canal del Miègjorn) is a 240 km long canal in the south (le Midi) of France. ... Carcassonne (Carcassona in Occitan) is a fortified French town, in the Aude département of which it is the préfecture, in the former province of Languedoc. ... Pic de Bugatetin the Néouvielle Natural Reserve Central Pyrenees For the mountains in Victoria, Australia, see Pyrenees (Victoria). ... The summit of Monte Perdido (3355m), located in Spain, the great lost mountain of the Pyrenees, lies hidden from France by the seemingly impenetrable peaks of the Cirques of Gavarnie and Estaube. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: (Franco-Provençal: Forward, forward, Lyon the best) Location Coordinates Time Zone CET (GMT +1) Administration Country Region Rhône-Alpes Department Rhône (69) Subdivisions 9 arrondissements Intercommunality Urban Community of Lyon Mayor Gérard Collomb  (PS) (since 2001) City Statistics Land... In 1998, several sites in France were added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites under the description: Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France. Below is a detailed list of these sites: Périgueux: cathedral Saint-Front - Aquitaine Saint-Avit-Sénieur: church - Aquitaine Le Buisson-de-Cadouin: former abbaye... Saint-Émilion is a small town near Bordeaux, France that is famous for the eponymous wine region that surrounds it. ... Loire Valley (French: Vallée de la Loire) is known as the Garden of France and the Cradle of the French Language. ... Sully-sur-Loire is a commune of the Loiret département in France. ... Chalonnes-sur-Loire is a commune of the Maine-et-Loire département in France. ... Provins is a commune of France. ... Bruges Antwerp Ypres Ghent Mons Tournai Boulogne-sur-Mer Abbeville Fifty-six Belfries of Belgium and France are collectively designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site, in recognition of an architectural phenomenon that arose during the emergence of the historic Flanders and neighboring regions from feudalism. ... Belfry of Bruges A belfry is a building (also known as a bell tower) - or a part of a building - in which bells are hung. ... Flanders (Dutch: ) is a large historical region overlapping Belgium, France and the Netherlands. ... Wallonia (French: Wallonie, German: Wallonien, Walloon: Walonreye, Dutch: Wallonië) or the Walloon Region (French: Région Wallonne, Dutch: Waals Gewest) is the predominantly French-speaking region that constitutes one of the three federal regions of Belgium, with its capital at Namur. ... Le Havre is a city in Normandy, northern France, on the English Channel, at the mouth of the Seine. ... St. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Georgia

The Cathedral of the Dormition, or the Kutaisi Cathedral, more commonly known as Bagrati Cathedral (Georgian: ბაგრატი; ბაგრატის ტაძარი, or Bagratis tadzari), is the 11th-century cathedral church in the city of Kutaisi, the region of Imereti, Georgia. ... Gelati Monastery The Monastery of the Virgin - Gelati near Kutaisi (Imereti region of Western Georgia) was founded by the King of Georgia David the Builder (1089-1125) in 1106. ... Mtskheta is one of oldest cities of the republic of Georgia (in Kartli province of Eastern Georgia), near Tbilisi. ... Svaneti (სვანეთი. Also known as Svanetia or Svania in Russian and Western languages) is a historic province in Georgia, in the northwestern part of the country. ...

Germany

Aachen Cathedral The Aachen Cathedral, frequently referred to as the Imperial Cathedral (in German: Kaiserdom) of Aachen, is the oldest cathedral in northern Europe. ... The Imperial Abbey of Lorsch (Laureshamense Monasterium, called also Laurissa and Lauresham) in the German state of Hesse about 10mi/6km east of Worms, was one of the most renowned monasteries of the Carolingian empire. ... Typography by Herbert Bayer above the entrance to the workshop block of the Bauhaus, Dessau, 2005. ... For the locality in Texas called Weimar see Weimar, Texas, there is also Weimar bei Kassel and Weimar in Marburg-Biedenkopf. ... Dessau is a town in Germany on the junction of the rivers Mulde and Elbe, in the Bundesland (Federal State) of Saxony-Anhalt. ... Typography by Herbert Bayer above the entrance to the workshop block of the Bauhaus, Dessau, 2005. ... Typography by Herbert Bayer above the entrance to the workshop block of the Bauhaus, Dessau, 2005. ... The palaces Augustusburg and Falkenlust in Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany are listed on the UNESCO cultural world heritage list since 1984. ... Brühl is a city in Germany, located 20 km south of Cologne, in the Rhein-Erft-Kreis. ... The Rhineland (Rheinland in German) is the general name for the land on both sides of the river Rhine in the west of Germany. ... For the locality in Texas called Weimar see Weimar, Texas, there is also Weimar bei Kassel and Weimar in Marburg-Biedenkopf. ... Quedlinburg is a town located near the Harz mountains, in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. ... The Cologne Cathedral (German: Kölner Dom, official name: ) is one of the best-known architectural monuments in Germany and has been Colognes most famous landmark since its completion in the late 19th century. ... View over the river meadows and Dresden The Dresden Elbe Valley is a World Heritage Site in Dresden, Germany. ... The limes Germanicus, 2nd century. ... Map of Upper Germanic Limes The Limes Germanicus (Latin for Germanic frontier) was a remarkable line of frontier (limes) forts that bounded the ancient Roman provinces of Germania Superior and Raetia, and divided the Roman Empire and the unsubdued Germanic tribes, from the years 83 to 260. ... // Hadrians Wall (Latin: Vallum Hadriani) is a stone and turf fortification built by the Roman Empire across the width of Great Britain. ... The Dessau-Wörlitz Garden Realm, also known as the English Grounds of Wörlitz, is one of the first and largest English parks in Germany and contintental Europe. ... Carta marina of the Baltic Sea region (1539). ... Lübeck ( pronunc. ... Stralsund is a city in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Germany. ... Wismar is a small port and Hanseatic League town in northern Germany on the Baltic Sea, in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, about 45 km due east of Lübeck, and 30 km due north of Schwerin. ... Martin Luther (November 10, 1483 – February 18, 1546) was a German monk,[1] priest, professor, theologian, and church reformer. ... Eisleben is a town in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. ... Statue of Martin Luther in the main square Wittenberg, officially [Die] Lutherstadt Wittenberg, is a town in Germany, in the Bundesland Saxony-Anhalt, at 12° 59 E, 51° 51 N, on the Elbe river. ... Inside the monastery. ... The Messel Pit is a disused quarry in which bituminous shale was mined. ... FOSSIL is a standard for allowing serial communication for telecommunications programs under DOS. FOSSIL is an acronym for Fido Opus Seadog Standard Interface Layer. ... The Mines of Rammelsberg are part of the UNESCO World heritage. ... Coordinates: Time zone: CET/CEST (UTC+1/+2) Administration Country: Germany State: Lower Saxony District: Goslar City subdivisions: 12 districts Lord Mayor: Henning Binnewies (SPD) Basic Statistics Area: 92. ... Monastery of St. ... 15th-century towers on the Romanesque church of Sts Peter and Paul in Reichenau-Niederzell Reichenau Island lies in Lake Constance in southern Germany, at approximately . ... Map of Museum Island (in red) Museum Island (or, in German, Museumsinsel) in Berlin, Germany, is the name of the northern half of the Spreeinsel, an island in the Spree river, in the center of the city. ... This article is about the capital of Germany. ... Fürst-Pückler-Park, Bad Muskau The Fürst-Pückler-Park, Muskauer Park, Park von Muskau, or Park Mużakowski is the biggest English-style park of Germany and Poland. ... The Lusatian Neisse (German Lausitzer Neiße, Polish Nysa Łużycka, Czech Lužická Nisa) is a river in the Czech Republic (54 km) and on Polish-German border (198 km), in total 252 km long. ... Fürst-Pückler-Park, Bad Muskau The Park von Muskau, officially Fürst-Pückler-Park, in Poland: Park Mużakowski, is the biggest and certainly most famous English-style park of Germany and Poland. ... Regensburg (also Ratisbon, Latin Ratisbona) is a city (population 151. ... Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin refers to a group of palace complexes and landscaped gardens found in Potsdam, and the German capital of Berlin. ... This article is about the German palace. ... The pilgrimage church of Wies (German: Wieskirche) is an oval rococo church, designed in the late 1740s by Dominikus Zimmermann, who spent the last eleven years of his life in a nearby dwelling. ... According to tradition, Peter was crucified upside-down, as shown in this painting by Caravaggio. ... According to the New Testament, Mary (Judeo-Aramaic מרים Maryām Bitter; Arabic مريم (Maryam); Septuagint Greek Μαριαμ, Mariam, Μαρια, Maria; Geez: ማሪያም, Māryām; Syriac: Mart, Maryam, Madonna), was the mother of Jesus of Nazareth, who at the time of his conception was the betrothed wife of Saint Joseph (cf. ... Trier (French: ; Luxembourgish Tréier) is a city in Germany on the banks of the Moselle River. ... This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ... Hildesheim Cathedral, view from the northwest St. ... Michaeliskirche: View from southeast. ... â–¶ (help· info) is a city in Lower Saxony, Germany. ... It has been suggested that Orlando (character) be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the city in Germany. ... Bamberg is a town in Bavaria, Germany. ... It has been suggested that River Rhine Pollution: November 1986 be merged into this article or section. ... St. ... View from the A 620 The Völklinger Hütte (Völklingen Ironworks) is located in the German town of Völklingen, Saarland. ... Wartburg in Eisenach Wartburg Castle is situated on a 1230-foot (410 m) precipitous hill to the southwest of and overlooking the town of Eisenach in Thuringia. ... Würzburg Residenz. ... Essen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. ...

Greece

The Acropolis of Athens, seen from the hill of the Pnyx to the west. ... For other uses, see Athens (disambiguation). ... Delphi (Greek , [ðeÌžlˈfi]) is an archaeological site and a modern town in Greece on the south-western spur of Mount Parnassus in a valley of Phocis. ... Panoramic view of the theater at Epidaurus Epidaurus (Epidauros) was a small city (polis) in ancient Greece at the Saronic Gulf. ... A clay tablet with writing in Linear B from Mycenae. ... Plan of Tiryns excavations Tiryns (in ancient Greek Τίρυνς and in modern Τίρυνθα) is a Mycenaean archeological site in the Greek nomos of Argolis in the Peloponnese peninsula, some kilometres north of Nauplion. ... Olympia among the principal Greek sanctuaries Olympia (Greek: Olympía or Olýmpia, older transliterations, Olimpia, Olimbia), a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, comparable in importance to the Pythian Games held in Delphi. ... Location of Aigéai/Vergina in Greece. ... The island of Delos, Carl Anton Joseph Rottmann, 1847 The island of Delos (Greek: Δήλος, Dhilos), isolated in the centre of the roughly circular ring of islands called the Cyclades, near Mykonos, had a position as a holy sanctuary for a millennium before Olympian Greek mythology made it the birthplace of... Patmos is a small island in the Aegean Sea. ... Deer statues in Mandraki harbor, where the Colossus of Rhodes once stood This article is about the Greek island of Rhodes. ... Meteora is also an album by the band Linkin Park. ... Monastery of St. ... Daphne - From the painting by Deverial. ... Chios (Greek: , alternative transliterations Khios and Hios, see also List of traditional Greek place names; Ottoman Turkish: صاقيز Sakız; Genoese: Scio) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea five miles off the Turkish coasts. ... Capital Karyes Official languages Koine Greek and Church Slavonic (both liturgical); Modern Greek, Russian, Serbian, Georgian, Bulgarian, Romanian (civil use) Government  -  Head of State2 Dora Bakoyannis  -  Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I Area  -  Total 390 km²  150 sq mi  Population  -   estimate 2,250  Demonyms: Athonite, Hagiorite (English); Αθωνίτης, Αγιορίτης (Greek). ... For a village in the prefecture of Ioannina, see Mystras (Ioannina), Greece The Vale of Laconia seen from the battlements of Mystras Mystras (also Mistra, Mystra and Mistras Greek: Μύστρας , Μυζηθράς Mizithras or Myzithras in the chronicle of Morea ) was a fortified town in Morea (the Peloponnesus), on Mt. ... Corfu (Greek: Κέρκυρα - Kérkyra) is a city in north-western Greece. ... Byzantine Empire at its greatest extent c. ... Thessaloniki or Salonica (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη) is Greeces second-largest city and the capital of Macedonia. ... The remains of the Pythagoreion, an ancient fortified port with Greek and Roman monuments and a spectacular tunnel-aqueduct, along with the Heraion of Samos were jointly registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1992. ... For other uses, see Heraion (disambiguation) The Heraion of Samos was built by the architects Rhoikos and Theodoros in 540 BC. The temple stood opposite the cult altar of Hera in her sanctuary. ... Samos (Greek Σάμος) is a Greek island in the Eastern Aegean Sea, located between the island of Chios to the North and the archipelagic complex of the Dodecanese islands to the South and in particular the island of Patmos and off the coast of Turkey, on what was formely known as... The Temple of Apollo at Bassae, built around 420 BC is a Doric style temple that faces up-down, unlike most other temples that face left-right. ...

Holy See

Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5... Statue in front of the Basilica Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura — also known in English as the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls — is one of five churches considered to be the great ancient basilicas of Rome, Italy. ...

Hungary

This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Danube (ancient Danuvius, Iranian *dānu, meaning river or stream, ancient Greek Istros) is the longest river in the European Union and Europes second longest river. ... The Buda Castle (Hungarian: Budai Vár) is the historical castle of the Hungarian kings in Budapest, Hungary. ... Andrássy út (Andrássy Avenue, lit. ... The Budapest Metro is the fastest means of public transport in Budapest. ... HollókÅ‘ is an ethnographic village in Hungary, part of the World Heritage. ... Aggtelek (sometimes misspelled Agtelek; literally means Old Plot in Hungarian) is a village in the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary with vast stalactite caverns, some of them of great height. ... The Slovak Karst (Slovak Slovenský kras) is one of the mountain ranges of the Slovak Ore Mountains in the Carpathians in southern Slovakia. ... Pannonhalma is a small town in western Hungary, in Győr-Moson-Sopron county with approx. ... Pannonhalma is a small town in western Hungary, in Győr-Moson-Sopron county with approx. ... Hortobágy is a part of Alföld (Great Plain) in eastern Hungary, near Debrecen. ... For the record label, see Necropolis Records. ... Pécs   (Latin: Quinque Ecclesiae, Croatian: Pečuh, German: Fünfkirchen, Serbian: Pečuj or Печуј, Slovak: Päťkostolie, Turkish: Peçuy, Italian: Cinquechiese) is the fourth largest city of Hungary, located in the south-west of the country. ... 46° 4′ 60″ N 18° 13′ 60″ E Pécs (approximate pronunciation: paych; Croatian Pečuh, German Fünfkirchen, Slovak Päťkostolie, Turkish Peçuy) is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located in the south-west of the country. ... A storks nest typical for the region The Neusiedler See (Hungarian: Fertő) is the only steppe lake in Central Europe and is located at the border between Austria and Hungary. ... Tokaj is a historic wine region located in present-day Northeastern Hungary and Southeastern Slovakia (see Tokaj). ...

Iceland

Þingvellir in autumn Þingvellir (Icelandic Þing: parliament, vellir: plains) is a place in the southwest of Iceland near the peninsula of Reykjanes and the Hengill volcanic area. ...

Republic of Ireland

Newgrange, which is located at , is one of the passage tombs of the Brú na Bóinne complex in County Meath, and the most famous of all Irish prehistoric sites. ... Skellig Michael (from Sceilig Mhichíl in the Irish language, meaning Michaels rock), also known as Great Skellig, is a steep rocky island about 15 kilometres west of the coast of County Kerry, Ireland. ...

Italy

(17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The Palace of Caserta, in Italian Reggia di Caserta, is a former royal residence in Caserta, near Naples, constructed for the Borbone kings of Naples. ... San Leucio resort or San Leucio Complex In 1750 Charles VII of Naples selected this place for an unusual social and tecnological experiment, a different model of production based on technical innovation and alert to the needs of workers. ... Aquileia (Friulian Aquilee, Slovene Oglej) is an ancient Roman town of Italy, at the head of the Adriatic at the edge of the lagoons, about 10 km from the sea, on the river Natiso (modern Natisone), the course of which has changed somewhat since Roman times. ... San Lorenzo. ... Pompeii is a ruined Roman city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. ... Herculaneum (in modern Italian Ercolano) was an ancient Roman town, located in the territory of the current commune of Ercolano. ... Torre Annunziata, population 52,875 (1991), is a city in the province of Naples, region of Campania in Italy. ... This article is about the Italian town. ... The Basilica of San Francesco dAssisi (St Francis) is a World Heritage Site in Assisi, Italy. ... The Order of Friars Minor and other Franciscan movements are disciples of Saint Francis of Assisi. ... The Botanical Garden of Padova (or Garden of the Simples) in a 16th century print; in the background, the Basilica of SantAntonio. ... Tronco Maestro Riviera: a pedestrian walk along a section of the inland waterway or naviglio interno of Padua. ... Castel del Monte. ... Country Italy Region Bari Province Bari (BA) Mayor Elevation 151 m Area 407 km² Population  - Total (as of December 31, 2004) 95,653  - Density 226/km² Time zone CET, UTC+1 Coordinates Gentilic Andriesi Dialing code 0883 Postal code 70031 Frazioni Castel del Monte, Montegrosso Patron St. ... Location within Italy Bari is the capital of the province of Bari and of the Apulia (or Puglia) region, on the Adriatic sea, in Italy. ... The Cathedral with the Ghirlandina. ... The Torre della Ghirlandina or Torre Civica is the bell tower of the Cathedral of Modena, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. ... Modena (Mòdna in Modenese dialect) is a city and a province on the south side of the Po valley, in Emilia-Romagna, Italy. ... This article is about an abbey as a religious building. ... Santa Maria delle Grazie is a Renaissance church in Milan built by Guiniforte Solari between 1466 and 1490 on a commission by Dominican monks. ... The Last Supper (Italian: or LUltima Cena) is a 15th century mural painting in Milan created by Leonardo da Vinci for his patron Duke Ludovico Sforza and his duchess, Beatrice dEste. ... The Mona Lisa Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519) was an Italian polymath: scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, painter, sculptor, architect, musician, and writer. ... Paestum is the classical Roman name of a major Graeco-Roman city in the Campania region of Italy. ... Elea (Velia by the Romans; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was a Greek coastal city founded around 540 BC in Lucania in southern Italy, 15 miles southeast of the Gulf of Salerno. ... The Certosa di Padula, also known as Carthusian Monastery of Padula or Chartreuse of Padula or or , is a large famous Carthusian monastery in the Cilento National Park near Salerno in Southern Italy. ... This page is about the city in Italy; for other uses, see Verona (disambiguation). ... Vicenza is a city in northern Italy, is the capital of the eponymous province in the Veneto region, at the northern base of the Monte Berico, straddling the Bacchiglione. ... City of Vicenza and the Palladian Villas of the Veneto is a cluster of works by Andrea Palladio and his disciples which were inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1994 and expanded two years later. ... Veneto or Venetia, is one of the 20 regions of Italy. ... Amalfi Coast or Costa amalfitana in Italian is a stretch of coastline on the southern side of the Sorrentine Peninsula of ( Italy ( Province of Salerno) extending from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east. ... The Crespi factory Crespi dAdda is a worker village in Italy founded in the 19th century. ... Ravenna is a city and comune in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. ... Extent of Etruscan civilization and the twelve Etruscan League cities. ... For the record label, see Necropolis Records. ... A small town located approximately 60 miles N of Rome. ... Tarquinia, formerly Corneto and in Antiquity Tarquinii, is an ancient city in the province of Viterbo, Lazio, Italy. ... Ferrara is a city in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, capital city of the province of Ferrara. ... The Renaissance (French for rebirth, or Rinascimento in Italian), was a cultural movement in Italy (and in Europe in general) that began in the late Middle Ages, and spanned roughly the 14th through the 17th century. ... The Po (Latin: Padus, Italian: Po) is a river that flows 652 kilometers (405 miles) eastward across northern Italy, from Monviso (in the Cottian Alps) to the Adriatic Sea near Venice. ... Genoa (Genova [] in Italian - Zena [] in Genoese) is a city and a seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria. ... Pienza is town and commune in the province of Siena, in the Val dOrcia in Tuscany (central Italy), between the towns of Montepulciano and Montalcino. ... Florence (Italian: ) is the capital city of the region of Tuscany, Italy. ... Location of the city of Naples (red dot) within Italy. ... Nickname: Motto: SPQR: Senatus Populusque Romanus Location of the city of Rome (yellow) within the Province of Rome (red) and region of Lazio (grey) Coordinates: Region Lazio Province Province of Rome Founded 21 April 753 BC Government  - Mayor Walter Veltroni Area  - City 1,285 km²  (580 sq mi)  - Urban 5... Statue in front of the Basilica Basilica di San Paolo fuori le Mura — also known in English as the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls — is one of five churches considered to be the great ancient basilicas of Rome, Italy. ... San Gimignano is a small walled medieval hilltop town in Tuscany, Italy, about a 35-minute drive northwest of Siena or southwest of Florence. ... Piazza del Campo Siena is a city in Tuscany, Italy. ... Panorama of Urbino with the cathedral and the palazzo ducale Urbino is a city in the Marche in Italy, southwest of Pesaro, a World Heritage Site with a great cultural history during the Renaissance as the seat of Federico da Montefeltro. ... A street corner in the ancient Sassi di Matera as it looks today. ... The Aeolian Islands. ... Adoration, by Peter Paul Rubens. ... Val di Noto (English: Valley of Noto) is a geographical area of south east Sicily; it is dominated by the limestone Iblean plateau. ... Sicily (Sicilia in Italian and Sicilian) is an autonomous region of Italy and the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of 25,708 km² (9,926 sq. ... The Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles) is a wide, walled area at the heart of the city of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy, recognized as one of the main centers for medieval art in the world. ... Leaning Tower of Pisa. ... Portovenere is a village in Liguria, Italy located 12km from La Spezia. ... The Cinque Terre are five coastal villages in the province of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Italy. ... Tino The Italian island of Tino is situated in the Ligurian Sea, at the westernmost end of the Gulf of La Spezia. ... The Residences of the Royal House of Savoy is a group of structures in Turin and its province, in Piedmont (northern Italy). ... “Torino” redirects here. ... Turin (It. ... Paintings from Val Camonica, c. ... Sacro Monte di Varallo. ... Su Nurraxi. ... Syracuse (Italian, Siracusa, ancient Syracusa - see also List of traditional Greek place names) is a city on the eastern coast of Sicily and the capital of the province of Syracuse, Italy. ... The Necropolis of Pantalica is a large necropolis in Sicily with about 5000 tombs dating from the 13th to the 7th centuries BC. Pantalica is situated in the valleys of the rivers Anapo and Calcinara, between the towns of Ferla and Sortino in south-eastern Sicily. ... Trulli roofs from Alberobello. ... Alberobello is a small town in the province of Bari, in Puglia, Italy. ... Location within Italy Bari is the capital of the province of Bari and of the Apulia (or Puglia) region, on the Adriatic sea, in Italy. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venezsia, Latin: Venetia) is a city in northern Italy, the capital of region Veneto, and has a population of 271,251 (census estimate January 1, 2004). ... The Venetian Lagoon The Venetian Lagoon is a lagoon off the Adriatic Sea in which the city of Venice is situated. ... The villas recreation of Canopus, a resort near Alexandria, as seen from the temple of Serapis Theatrical masks of Tragedy and Comedy in refined mosaic, from the villa (Capitoline Museum, Rome) The Villa of the Emperor Hadrian at Tivoli, Italy, even in ruined condition is one of the most... Tivoli, the classical Tibur, is an ancient Italian town in Lazio, about 30 km from Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river, where it issues from the Sabine hills. ... Villa Romana del Casale is located about 5km outside the town of Piazza Armerina. ... Park of the Villa dEste, Carl Blechen, 1830 The gardens at the Villa dEste The Villa dEste is a masterpiece of Italian architecture and garden design. ... Tivoli, the classical Tibur, is an ancient Italian town in Lazio, about 30 km from Rome, at the falls of the Aniene river, where it issues from the Sabine hills. ...

Latvia

Coordinates: Founded 1201 Government  - Mayor Jānis Birks Area  - City 307. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Lithuania

Location Ethnographic region Aukštaitija County Vilnius County Municipality Geographic coordinate system Number of elderates 20 General Information Capital of Lithuania Vilnius County Vilnius city municipality Vilnius district municipality Population About 600,000 in 2006 (1st) First mentioned 1323 Granted city rights 1387 Not to be confused with Vilnius city... Vilnius Old Town: Ausros Vartu street The Old Town of Vilnius (Lithuanian: Senamiestis), one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Eastern Europe, has an area of 3. ... Curonian Spit and Lagoon The Curonian Spit (Lithuanian: Kuršių Nerija, Russian: Куршская коса, German: Kurische Nehrung) is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand dune peninsula that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. ... Birds eye view of Kernavė Kernavė is a tourist and archeological resort in southeast Lithuania, and was once the medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Luxembourg

The Old town, seen from the ground Luxembourg City, population 82,268 (2002), is the capital of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. ...

Malta

Valletta, population 6,315 (official estimate for 2005), is the capital city of Malta. ... The Holy of Holies, Hypogeum, Malta The Hypogeum in Ħal-Saflieni, Paola, Malta, is an subterranean structure excavated c. ... Ggantija temple Ġgantija (also Ggantia) is a megalithic temple complex on the Mediterranean island of Gozo (part of Malta). ... Ggantija temple Ġgantija (also Ggantia) is a megalithic temple complex on the Mediterranean island of Gozo (part of Malta). ... Ħaġar Qim The temple of Ħaġar Qim [1], excavated for the first time in 1839, dates from the Tarxien phase (c. ... Mnajdra temple (total view) Mnajdra temple (detail) The Mnajdra temple grouping lies on the southern coast of Malta, a small island located directly south of Italy in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. ... // Tarxien (or Ħal Tarxien) is a small village in the southeast of Malta. ...

Moldova

The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Montenegro

Anthem Oj, svijetla majska zoro Oh, Bright Dawn of May Montenegro() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Podgorica Official languages Serbian (Ijekavian dialect)1 Demonym Montenegrin Government Republic  -  President Filip Vujanović  -  Prime Minister Željko Å turanović Independence due to the dissolution of Serbia and Montenegro   -  Declared June 3, 2006... Coordinates Mayor Marija Ćatović (DPS - SDP) Municipality area 335 km² Population (2003 census)  - city  - municipality  - density 1,331 22,947 {{{density}}} No. ... Durmitor is a mountain and the name of a national park in Montenegro. ... Durmitor is a mountain and the name of a national park in Montenegro. ...

The Netherlands

Note: this list includes a site in the Netherlands Antilles Motto (French) Ik zal handhaven(Dutch) I shall stand fast1 Anthem Het Wilhelmus Netherlands() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() [] Capital (and largest city) Amsterdam2 Official languages Dutch3 Ethnic groups  80. ...

Schokland (mun. ... Noordoostpolder is a municipality in the Flevoland province in the central Netherlands. ... Stelling van Amsterdam Stelling van Amsterdam is the name (in Dutch) given to a ring of fortifications around Amsterdam. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province North Holland Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Willemstad Willemstad is the territorial capital of the Netherlands Antilles. ... A Dutch tower windmill, sporting sails, surrounded by tulips A windmill is an engine powered by the wind to produce energy, often contained in a large building as in traditional post mills, smock mills and tower mills. ... The windmills of Kinderdijk Kinderdijk is a village in the Netherlands, partly in the municipality Nieuw-Lekkerland, partly in the municipality of Alblasserdam. ... Nieuw-Lekkerland (population: 9,539 in 2004) is a town in the western Netherlands, in the province of South Holland. ... The ir. ... Lemsterland is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. ... Beemster (population: 8,541 in 2004) is a municipality in the north-western Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. ... Satellite image of Noordoostpolder, Netherlands (595. ... The Rietveld Schröder House was built in 1924 by Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld for Mrs. ... Utrecht ( (help· info)) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ...

Norway

Bryggen in Bergen Built after 1702 Bryggen (Norwegian, The Wharf), also known as Tyskebryggen (the German Wharf) is a series of Hanseatic commercial buildings lining the eastern side of the fjord coming into Bergen, Norway. ... Urnes stave church Urnes stave church (Urnes stavkyrkje) is a stave church at the Ornes farm, near Lustrafjorden in Luster muncipality, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. ... County Sør-Trøndelag District Municipality NO-1640 Administrative centre Røros Mayor (2003) John Helge Andersen (Ap) Official language form Neutral Area  - Total  - Land  - Percentage Ranked 32 1,956 km² 1,758 km² 0. ... Detail from the rock carvings at Alta The Rock carvings at Alta are an archaeological site near the town of Alta in the county of Finnmark in northern Norway. ... The Vega Archipelago, or Vegaøyan in Norwegian, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. ... The municipality Vega in the county of Nordland, Norway, had 1,392 inhabitants as of January 1, 2002. ... The Mergui Archipelago An archipelago is a landform which consists of a chain or cluster of islands. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ... The Geirangerfjord (Geirangerfjorden) is a fjord in the region Sunnmøre which is located southernmost in the county Møre og Romsdal in Norway. ... Nærøyfjord The Nærøyfjord (Nærøyfjorden) is a fjord in the municipality of Aurland in Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. ...

Poland

For more details on this topic, see World Heritage Sites in Poland.

Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ... Motto: Ex navicula navis (From a boat, a ship) Coordinates: , Country Poland Voivodeship Lesser Poland Powiat city county Gmina Kraków City Rights June 5th, 1257 Government  - Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area  - City 326. ... The Wieliczka Salt Mine, in the town of Wieliczka, in Polands Kraków metropolitan area, has been in continuous operation since the 13th century, and still produces table salt. ... National Socialism redirects here. ... It has been suggested that Internment be merged into this article or section. ... The title given to this article is incorrect due to technical limitations. ... Arms of OÅ›wiÄ™cim View into part of the market square. ... BiaÅ‚owieża Primaeval Forest, known as Belaveskaya Pushcha (Белавеская пушча) or Belovezhskaya Pushcha in Belarus and Puszcza BiaÅ‚owieska in Poland, is an ancient virginal forest straddling the border between Belarus and Poland, located 70 km north of Brest. ... Białowieża Primaeval Forest, known as Belavezhskaya Pushcha (Белавеская пушча) in Belarus and Puszcza Białowieska in Poland, is an ancient virginal forest straddling the border between Belarus and Poland, located 70 km... Panorama: Old Town Market Place, Warsaw (Rynek Starego Miasta). ... Motto: Contemnit procellas (It defies the storms) Semper invicta (Always invincible) Coordinates: , Country  Poland Voivodeship Masovia Powiat city county Gmina Warszawa Districts 18 boroughs City Rights turn of the 13th century Government  - Mayor Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz (PO) Area  - City 516. ... Zamość is a town in southeastern Poland with 66,633 inhabitants (2004), situated in the Lublin Voivodship (since 1999). ... Malbork Castle (German: ) was built by the Teutonic Order as Ordensburg and named Marienburg (literally Marys Castle). The city which grew around it was also named Marienburg, now called Malbork. ... Teutonic Knights, charging into battle. ... Malbork Castle 2003. ... Motto: Durabo (lat. ... Motto: none [[Image:|300px|Location of Kalwaria Zebrzydowska]] Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Mayor Augustyn Ormanty Area 5. ... Mannerism is the usual English term for an approach to all the arts, particularly painting but not exclusive to it, a reaction to the High Renaissance, emerging after the Sack of Rome in 1527 shook Renaissance confidence, humanism and rationality to their foundations, and even Religion had split apart. ... The Churches of Peace in Jawor, Glogow and Åšwidnica, localised in Poland, DolnoÅ›lÄ…skie voivodship, are the largest timber-framed religious buildings in Europe. ... Church of Peace Jawor (German: Jauer) is a town in southwestern Poland with 25,700 inhabitants (1998). ... Old town Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Åšwidnica Åšwidnica (German Schweidnitz, Czech Svídnice) is a town in southwestern Poland. ... Wooden Churches of Southern Little Poland and Subcarpathia of the UNESCO inscription are located in Gorlice, Nowy Targ, Bochnia counties ( Lesser Poland Voivodship or MaÅ‚opolskie), and Brzozów County (Subcarpathian Voivodship or Podkarpackie) and are in Binarowa, Blizne, Debno, Haczow, Lipnica Murowana, and SÄ™kowa. ... The Park von Muskau, officially Fürst-Pückler-Park, in Poland: Park Mużakowski, is the biggest and certainly most famous English-style park of Germany and Poland. ... The Lusatian Neisse (German Lausitzer Neiße, Polish Nysa Łużycka, Czech Lužická Nisa) is a river in the Czech Republic (54 km) and on Polish-German border (198 km), in total 252 km long. ... Fürst-Pückler-Park, Bad Muskau The Fürst-Pückler-Park, Muskauer Park, Park von Muskau, or Park Mużakowski is the biggest English-style park of Germany and Poland. ... Hala Ludowa; left - lowest part of Iglica The Hala Stulecia (Centenary Hall) or Hala Ludowa, (Peoples Hall) , is a historical building in WrocÅ‚aw, Poland, which was built in the years 1911-1913 according to the plans of Max Berg. ... Motto: Miasto spotkaÅ„ (the meeting place) Coordinates: , Country Poland Voivodeship Lower Silesian Powiat city county Gmina WrocÅ‚aw Established 10th century City Rights 1262 Government  - Mayor RafaÅ‚ Dutkiewicz Area  - City 292. ...

Portugal

Location    - Country Portugal    - Region A.R. of Azores  - Subregion A.R. of Azores  - District or A.R. A.R. of Azores Mayor José Cardoso  - Party PS Area 239. ... Terceira Island (pron. ... Motto (Portuguese for Rather die free than in peace subjugated) Anthem  (national)  (local) Capital Ponta Delgada1 Angra do Heroísmo2 Horta3 Largest city Ponta Delgada Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Carlos César Establishment  -  Settled 1439   -  Autonomy 1976  Area  -  Total 2,333 km² (n/a) 911 sq mi... The Convent of the Order of Christ (Portuguese: Convento de Cristo), in Tomar, Portugal, was originally a Templar stronghold built in the 12th century. ... District or region Santarém Mayor   - Party António Paiva PSD Area 351. ... Batalha Monastery is one of the most important Gothic sites in Portugal. ... Jerónimos Monastery exterior The Jerónimos Monastery (Mosteiro dos Jerónimos) is located in the Belém district of Lisbon, Portugal. ... Belém Tower Belém Tower, or Torre de Belém, is a 5-storey fortified lighthouse located in the Belém district of Lisbon, Portugal. ... Location    - Country Portugal    - Region Lisboa  - Subregion Grande Lisboa  - District or A.R. Lisbon Mayor Carmona Rodrigues  - Party PSD Area 84. ... Location    - Country Portugal    - Region Alentejo  - Subregion Alentejo Central  - District or A.R. Évora Mayor Ernesto Oliveira  - Party PS Area 1,307. ... Façade of the Monastery of Alcobaça. ... District Lisbon Mayor   - Party Fernando Seara PSD Area 316. ... A modern view of the ancient city of Porto, the city that gave the name to the country. ... Rock art is a term in archaeology for any man-made markings made on natural stone. ... The Côa is a tributary of the Douro river, in northeastern Portugal. ... Laurisilva on in the National Park Garajonay on La Gomera Laurisilva on La Palma Laurisilva is a type of humid subtropical laurel forest found on several of the Macaronesian islands of the north Atlantic, namely the Azores, Madeira Islands, and the Canary Islands. ... Motto Das ilhas, as mais belas e livres(Portuguese) Of all islands, the most beautiful and free Anthem A Portuguesa(national) Hino da Região Autónoma da Madeira(local) Capital (and largest city) Funchal Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Alberto João Jardim Establishment  -  Settled 1420   -  Autonomy... The Douro or Duero (Latin: Durius, Spanish: Duero, Portuguese: Douro, pron. ... District or region Braga Mayor   - Party Magalhães Silva PS Area 241. ... Pico Island (Portuguese: Ilha do Pico, pron. ...

Romania

Danube Delta - Landsat satellite photo (2000) The Danube Delta (Delta Dunării in Romanian), split between Tulcea County of Romania and Odessa Oblast of Ukraine, is the largest and best preserved of European deltas, with an area of 3446 km², after the Volga Delta. ... The painted churches of northern Moldavia are seven Romanian Orthodox churches in Suceava County, Romania in northern Moldavia, built approximately between 1487 and 1532. ... Monastery of Horezu The Monastery of Horezu was founded in 1690 by Prince Constantin Brâncoveanu in the town of Horezu, Wallachia, Romania. ... The Transylvanian villages with fortified churches provide a vivid picture of the cultural landscape of southern Transylvania. ... Built in murus dacicus style, the six Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains, in Romania, were created in the 1st centuries BC and AD as protection against Roman conquest. ... Sarmisegetuza was the most important Dacian military, religious and political center. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Sighişoara. ... The Maramureş wooden churches in Northern Transylvania are a selection of eight examples of different architectural solutions from different periods and areas. ...

Russian Federation (European Russia)

See also List of World Heritage Sites in Asian Russia European Russia can be considered the western areas of Russia, where most of the population is centred. ... This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia, Australia and the Pacific (Australasia). ...

Troitse-Sergieva Lavra (Троице-Сергиева Лавра) is a famous Russian monastery and is the historical monumental symbol of Orthodoxy (at one period in time it was the center of the Russian Orthodox Church). ... It has been suggested that Ecclesia (Church) be merged into this article or section. ... This article is about the Ascension of Jesus Christ. ... Kolomenskoye (Russian/Cyrillic: Коломенское) is a former royal estate situated several miles to the south-east of Moscow downtown, on the ancient road leading to the town of Kolomna (hence the name). ... Derbent is built around a Sassanid fortress, the only one preserved in the world. ... Solovki is located in the Solovetsky Islands, White Sea, Russia. ... Curonian Spit and Lagoon The Curonian Spit (Lithuanian: KurÅ¡ių Nerija, Russian: Куршская коса, German: Kurische Nehrung) is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand dune peninsula that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea. ... Difficulty of access helped preserve the monastery intact since the 17th century The Ferapontov convent, in the Vologda region of Russia, is considered one of the purest examples of Russian medieval art, a reason given by UNESCO for its inscription in the World Heritage list. ... Novodevichy convent in summer Novodevichy Convent, also known as Bogoroditse-Smolensky Monastery (Новодевичий монастырь, Богородице-Смоленс&#1082... View of the Spasskaya (Savior) Tower in the early 20th century. ... Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments is the name used by UNESCO when it collectively designated the historic core of the Russian city of St. ... Tsarskoye Selo (Царское Село in Russian, may be translated as “Tsar’s Village”), a former residence of the royal families and visiting nobility 24 km south of St. ... Peterhof: the Samson Fountain and Sea Channel Peterhof (Russian: , Petergof, originally Piterhof, Dutch for Peters Court) is a series of palaces and gardens, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great, and sometimes called the Russian Versailles. It is located about twenty kilometers west and six kilometers south... Pavlovsk (Russian: ) is a town situated in Leningrad Oblast, Russia, 30 km from and under jurisdiction of St. ... The Constantine Palace in 1921 Strelna (Russian: Стрельна) is a historic village situated about halfway between Saint Petersburg and Peterhof and overlooking the shore of the Gulf of Finland. ... Gatchina is the city of 84900 inhabitants in the Leningrad oblast of the Russian Federation, 45 km south of St Petersburg by the road leading to Pskov. ... Oranienbaum (Russian: ) is a Russian royal residence, located on the Bay of Finland west of St. ... Ropsha (Russian: Ропша) is a townlet in the Leningrad Oblast, Russian Federation, situated about 20 km south of Peterhof and 49 km west of Saint Petersburg, at an elevation of 80 metres above sea level. ... The Pulkovo Space Observatory The Pulkovo Space Observatory (Russian: ), the principal space observatory of the Russian Academy of Sciences, located 19 km south of Saint Petersburg on Pulkovo Heights (75 m above the sea level), at . It is a World Heritage Site [1]. The observatory was opened in 1839 (chief... Shlisselburg (Russian: ) is a town in western Russia (Kirovsky District, Leningrad Oblast) located at the head of the Neva River on Lake Ladoga, 45 km east of Saint Petersburg, which lies at the mouth of the Neva on the Gulf of Finland. ... 1888 map of Kronstadt bay Kronstadt (Russian: ), or Kronshtadt, Cronstadt, is a strongly fortified Russian seaport town, located on Kotlin Island, near the head of the Gulf of Finland, at , . It lies thirty kilometers west of Saint Petersburg, of which it is the chief port. ... Yaroslavl (Russian: ) is a city in Russia, the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, located 250 km north-east of Moscow at . ... Velikiy Novgorod (Russian: ) is the foremost historic city of North-Western Russia, situated on the M10(E95) federal highway connecting Moscow and St. ... Kizhi is an island on Onego lake (Karelia, Russia) with a beautiful ensemble of wooden churches, chapels and houses. ... The Moscow Kremlin (Russian: Московский Кремль) is a historic fortified complex at the very heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River (to the south), Saint Basils Cathedral (often mistaken by westerners as the Kremlin) and Red Square (to the east) and the Alexander Garden (to the west). ... For other uses, see Red Square (disambiguation). ... Position of Moscow in Europe Coordinates: , Country District Subdivision Russia Central Federal District Federal City Government  - Mayor Yuriy Luzhkov Area  - City 1,081 km²  (417. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ... The Virgin Komi Forests is a natural UNESCO World Heritage site in the Northern Ural mountains of the Komi Republic, Russia. ... The last wild wisent in the world was killed by poachers here in 1927. ... The Church of the Intercession on the Nerl (1165). ...

Serbia

Anthem Serbia() on the European continent() Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian 1 Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Croatian, Slovak, Romanian, Rusyn 2 Albanian 3 Government Semi-presidential republic  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica Establishment  -  Formation 9th century   -  First unified state c. ... Ras city was one of the first capitals of the medieval Serbian state of Raska, and the most important one for a long period of time. ... Sopocani is a small monastery on the outskirts of Novi Pazar. ... Studenica The Studenica Monastery is the largest and richest Serbian Orthodox monastery. ... Medieval Monuments in Kosovo is a Serbian World Heritage Site consisting of four religious edifices which represent the fusion of the eastern Orthodox Byzantine and the western Romanesque ecclesiastical architecture to form the so-called Palaiologian Renaissance style. ... Christ Carrying the Cross. ... The Patriarchate of Peć is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located near Peć, Kosovo, a Serbian province under UN administration. ... Gračanica (Serbian: Грачаница) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located near the village of Gračanica in municipality of Lipljan in Kosovo. ... Our Lady of LjeviÅ¡ (Serbian Bogorodica LjeviÅ¡ka/Богородица Љевишка) was a 12th century Serb Eastern Orthodox cathedral in the town of Prizren, Kosovo, Serbia and Montenegro. ... Gamzigrad is a town in Serbia, located south of the Danube river, near Zaječar. ...

Slovakia

Banská Štiavnica (German: , Hungarian: ) is a town in central Slovakia, in the middle of an immense caldera created by the collapse of an ancient volcano. ... The ruins of Spiš Castle (Slovak: Spišský hrad) in Eastern Slovakia form one of the largest castle sites in Central Europe. ... Vlkolínec is a picturesque city part of the town of Ružomberok, historically a separate village. ... Aggtelek (sometimes misspelled Agtelek; literally means Old Plot in Hungarian) is a village in the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary with vast stalactite caverns, some of them of great height. ... The Slovak Karst (Slovak Slovenský kras) is one of the mountain ranges of the Slovak Ore Mountains in the Carpathians in southern Slovakia. ... Categories: Possible copyright violations ...

Slovenia

  • Škocjan Caves (1986)

Subterranean flow of the Reka River in Å kocjanske jame (cave system) Å kocjan Caves (Slovene Å kocjanske jame) is a system of limestone caves in the Kras (Karst) region in SW Slovenia, containing collapsed dolines, about 5 kilometres of underground passages, caves more than 200 metres deep and many waterfalls. ...

Spain

Pyrénées: Mont Perdu (1997, 1999) — transboundary property, shared with  France Category: ... The Alhambra (Arabic: الحمراء = Al-Ħamrā; literally the red) is a palace and fortress complex of the Moorish monarchs of Granada, in southern Spain (known as Al-Andalus when the fortress was constructed), occupying a hilly terrace on the south-eastern border of the city of Granada. ... The Generalife viewed from the Alhambra The Generalife was a villa with gardens used by the Muslim kings of Granada as a place of retreat. ... Albayzín district in Granada, Spain. ... Coordinates: Country Spain Autonomous community Andalusia Settled since 7th century BC Area  - City 88 km²  (34 sq mi) Elevation 738 m (2,421. ... Burgos Cathedral The Burgos Cathedral is a Gothic cathedral. ... See Córdoba for other places with the same name. ... // El Escorial, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real (also known as the Monasterio de El Escorial or simply El Escorial) is located about 45 kilometres (28 miles) northwest of the Spanish capital, Madrid. ... // El Escorial, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo El Real (also known as the Monasterio de El Escorial or simply El Escorial) is located about 45 kilometres (28 miles) northwest of the Spanish capital, Madrid. ... Motto: (Spanish for From Madrid to Heaven) Location Coordinates: , Country Spain Autonomous Community Comunidad Autónoma de Madrid Province Madrid Administrative Divisions 21 Neighborhoods 127 Founded 9th century Government  - Mayor Alberto Ruiz-Gallardón Jimémez (PP) Area  - Land 607 km² (234. ... Antoni Gaudí i Cornet (25 June 1852 – Barcelona, 10 June 1926) – sometimes referred to by the Spanish translation of his name, Antonio Gaudí – was an architect from Catalonia, who belonged to the Modernisme (Art Nouveau) movement and was famous for his unique style and highly individualistic designs. ... Cave painting of a Bison from Altamira Outline of cave paintings. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Pre-Romanesque art in Asturias is framed between the years 718 and 910, the period of the rise, extension and disappearance of the kingdom of Asturias. ... Complete name of this city: Ávila de los Caballeros Ávila is a town in the south of Old Castile, the capital of the province of the same name, now part of the autonomous community of Castile and León, Spain. ... The factual accuracy of part of this article is disputed. ... Aqueduct of Segovia The Aqueduct of Segovia (or more precisely, the aqueduct bridge) is one of the most significant and best-preserved monuments left by the Romans on the Iberian Peninsula. ... Location Location of Santiago de Compostela Coordinates : Time Zone : General information Native name Santiago de Compostela (Galician) Spanish name Santiago de Compostela Postal code 15700 Website http://www. ... Garajonay National Park (Parque nacional de Garajonay) is located in the center and north of the island of La Gomera, one of the Canary Islands. ... For other uses, see Toledo (disambiguation). ... The Mudéjar Architecture of Aragon is a World Heritage Site in Spain. ... The location of Cáceres in Extremadura, Spain Cáceres is the capital of Cáceres Province, in Extremadura, Spain. ... The Cathedral of Seville was begun in 1402, with construction continuing into the 16th century. ... King Pedros Palace in the Alcázar from the Patio de la Monteria The Alcázar of Seville (Spanish Reales Alcázares de Sevilla or Royal Alcázars of Seville) is a royal palace in Seville, Spain. ... The Archivo de Indias, Seville The Archivo General de Indias (General Archive of the Indies) is the document repository, housed in Seville in the ancient merchants exchange, the Casa Lonja de Mercederes, of extremely valuable archival documents illustrating the history of the Spanish empire in the Americas and the Philippines. ... NO8DO (I was not abandoned) Location Coordinates : ( ) Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Sevilla (Spanish) Spanish name Sevilla Founded 8th-9th century BC Postal code 41001-41080 Website http://www. ... Salamanca (population 160,000) is a city in western Spain, the capital of the province of Salamanca, which belongs to the autonomous community (region) of Castile-Leon (Castilla y León). ... Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet The Monastery of Santa Maria de Poblet is a Cistercian monastery, founded in 1151, located in the comarca of Conca de Barberà, in Catalonia (Spain). ... Mérida is the capital of the autonomous community of Extremadura, Spain. ... St James the Moor Slayer. ... The Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe (Spanish: Real Monasterio de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe) is a monastic establishment in Cáceres province of the Extremadura autonomous community of Spain; it was the most important monastery in the country for more than four centuries. ... Doñana National Park (Parque Nacional de Doñana), also called Coto de Doñana, is a national park and wildlife refuge in southwestern Spain. ... For other articles on subjects named Cuenca, see Cuenca. ... La Lonja de la Seda. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Las Médulas were the most important Gold Mines in the Roman Empire. ... The Palau de la Música Catalana (Palace of Catalan Music) in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, is a concert hall built between 1905 and 1908, designed by the Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. ... The present Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau (Catalan for Hospital of the Holy Cross and Saint Paul) in the Guinardó, Barcelona, Spain, is a complex built between 1901 and 1930, designed by the Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner. ... Pic de Bugatetin the Néouvielle Natural Reserve Central Pyrenees For the mountains in Victoria, Australia, see Pyrenees (Victoria). ... The summit of Monte Perdido (3355m), located in Spain, the great lost mountain of the Pyrenees, lies hidden from France by the seemingly impenetrable peaks of the Cirques of Gavarnie and Estaube. ... San Millán de la Cogolla, La Rioja This beautiful part of La Rioja is a sparsely populated municipality. ... Rock art is a term in archaeology for any man-made markings made on natural stone. ... The Iberian Peninsula, or Iberia, is located in the extreme southwest of Europe, and includes modern day Spain, Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar. ... Alcalá de Henares, or Alcalá on the Henares, is a Spanish city, whose historical centre is one of the UNESCOs World Heritage Sites, and formerly one of the first bishoprics founded in Spain. ... Ibiza (Catalan: Eivissa) is one of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea (), belonging to Balearic Islands (Spain). ... San Cristóbal de La Laguna is a municipality of the northern part of the island of Tenerife in the Santa Cruz de Tenerife province, on the Canary Islands. ... Tarraco was the ancient name of the city of Tarragone, in Spain, on the Mediterranean. ... Tarragona (IPA: in Catalan) is a city located in the south of Catalonia, northeastern Spain, by the Mediterranean Sea. ... Atapuerca, also known as Sierra de Atapuerca or Sierra Atapuerca, is an ancient karst topography region of Spain, containing several caves such as the Gran Dolina site, where fossils and stone tools of the one of the earliest known hominids in Europe have been found, dating to between 780,000... Capital Barcelona Official languages Spanish and Catalan In Val dAran, also Aranese. ... South transept of Tournai Cathedral, Belgium, 12th century. ... Fresco of Christ Pantocrator from Sant Climent de Taüll, acknowledged as one of the masterpieces of Romanesque art. ... Panoramic view of Elche, showing the palm trees within the city. ... View of Elche Elche (in Spanish) or Elx (in Catalan) is a city in the Alicante province in Valencia, Spain, near the city of Alicante. ... Lugo is a city in northwestern Spain, the capital of the province of Lugo in the autonomous community of Galicia in Spain. ... The Palacio Real de Aranjuez at night The Palacio Real de Aranjuez is a residence of the King of Spain, one of the Spanish royal sites. ... Úbeda (IPA: ) is a town in the province of Jaén in Spains autonomous community of Andalusia. ... Santa María fountain and cathedral of Baeza Baeza (anc. ... Portugalete Transporter Bridge, commonly called Puente Colgante A large ship crossing under the bridge The Puente Colgante has the official name of Bizkaiko Zubia - Puente de Vizcaya (Bridge of Biscay) and it is a transporter bridge that links the towns of Portugalete and Getxo in the Biscay province of Spain... Teide (Mount Teide or Pico del Teide) is a volcano and mountain on Tenerife, Canary Islands (28. ...

Sweden

The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. ... The Drottningholm Palace Theatre, or Drottningholms Slottsteater, is an opera house located at Drottningholm Palace in Stockholm, Sweden. ... Location in Sweden During the Viking Age, Birka or Birca  , on the island of Björkö (also Bierkø, literally: Birch Island) in Sweden, was an important trading center which handled goods from Scandinavia as well as Central and Eastern Europe and the Orient. ... HovgÃ¥rden is an archaeological site on the island of Adelsö in Lake Mälaren in Sweden. ... Townsite of Birka Archaeological excavation at Birka Birka  listen? , also Birca and Bierkø (today named Björkö, literally Birch Island), was an important trading center in the Baltic Sea region from the 8th century, which handled goods from Eastern Europe and the Orient, possibly as far as China, thus covering... Adelsö is an island in the middle of the lake Mälaren in Sweden near southern and northern Björkfjärden. ... Location map Mälaren details, with Stockholm urban area to the right in pink. ... Nickname: Location of Stockholm in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Sweden Municipality Stockholm Municipality County Stockholm Province Södermanland and Uppland Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Kristina Axén Olin (m) Population (March 2007)  - City 786,509  - Density 4,160/km² (10,774. ... Engelsberg Ironworks is a ironworks in Engelsberg, a village in Fagersta Municipality in Västmanland, Sweden. ... Petroglyphs on a Bishop Tuff tableland Petroglyph on Petroglyph Point Petroglyphs on Petroglyph Point Petroglyphs on Petroglyph Point Petroglyphs on Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument Petroglyphs from Scandinavia (Häljesta, Västmanland in Sweden). ... Tanumshede (58. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with SkogskyrkogÃ¥rden - The Woodland Cemetery. ... Nickname: Location of Stockholm in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Sweden Municipality Stockholm Municipality County Stockholm Province Södermanland and Uppland Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Kristina Axén Olin (m) Population (March 2007)  - City 786,509  - Density 4,160/km² (10,774. ... Carta marina of the Baltic Sea region (1539). ... Visby is the largest city on the Swedish island of Gotland;it is arguably the best-preserved medieval town in Scandinavia, and has become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... Gammelstad Church Town Gammelstad Church Town (Swedish: ) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site situated near the city of LuleÃ¥, Sweden at the northern end of the Gulf of Bothnia. ... Coordinates: Country Sweden Municipality LuleÃ¥ Municipality County Norrbotten Province Norrbotten Charter 17th Century Area  - City 2,110 km²  (814. ... The Laponian area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the province of Laponia in northern Sweden. ... Swedish Lappland is a Swedish province in northernmost Sweden. ... Karlskrona is a city in south-eastern Sweden. ... For the Finnish island, see Ã…land. ... The High Coast (Swedish: Höga Kusten) is a part of the Swedish coast on the Gulf of Bothnia, situated around Örnsköldsvik and notable for its beautiful scenery. ... Kvarken (alt. ... For the spiritual practice, see Falun Gong Falun, IPA /fɑːlʉn/, is a city in central Sweden, in the province of Dalarna at . ... VLF transmitter Grimeton The Grimeton VLF transmitter is a VLF transmission facility near Grimeton close to Varberg in Sweden. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

Switzerland

Monastery of Saint John at Müstair The Convent of Saint John is an ancient Benedictine monastery in Müstair, Switzerland and, by reason of its exceptionally well-preserved heritage of Carolingian art, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983. ... Müstair is a municipality of the canton of Graubünden, eastern Switzerland, situated in the Kreis (subdistrict) of Val Müstair of the administrative district of Inn. ... Abbey of St. ... Location within Switzerland Bellinzona is the capital city of canton Ticino in Switzerland. ... The Jungfrau (German: virgin) is the highest peak of a mountain massif of the same name, located in the Bernese Oberland region of the Swiss Alps, overlooking Grindelwald. ... Aletsch Glacier Aletsch Glacier, the largest glacier in the Alps, covers more than 120 square kilometres (more than 45 square miles) in southern Switzerland. ... The Bietschhorn (the king of the Valais) is one of the highest montains in the Bernese Alps. ... Monte San Giorgio is a wooded mountain (1,096 m above sea level) located in the south of canton Ticino in Switzerland. ... Lavaux is the northern shore of the Lake Geneva (Lac Léman) in the canton of Vaud in French-speaking Switzerland. ...

the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Lake Ohrid (Macedonian: Охридско Езеро, Ohridsko Ezero Albanian: Liqeni i Ohrit) straddles the mountainous border between the southwestern region of the Republic of Macedonia and eastern Albania. ... City motto : Coordinates Municipality : Ohrid municipality Elevation 695 m Population 55 749 Time zone  - Standard  - Summer (DST) CET (UTC+1) CEST (UTC+2) Founded Area code +389 46 Postal code 6000 Car plates OH Official Website www. ...

Turkey

Göreme, located among the fairy chimneys rock formations, is a town in Cappadocia, a historical region of Turkey. ... In ancient geography, Cappadocia or Capadocia, Turkish Kapadokya (from Persian: Katpatuka meaning the land of beautiful horses, Greek: Καππαδοκία; see also List of traditional Greek place names) was the name of the extensive inland district of Asia Minor (modern Turkey). ... Divriği Great Mosque, was built in 1299 situated in the Sivas province. ... Divriği is a district of Sivas Province of Turkey. ... Istanbul (Turkish: , Greek: , historically Byzantium and later Constantinople; see other names) is Turkeys most populous city, and its cultural and financial center. ... The Lion Gate in the south-west Hattusa (also known as Hattusas or Khattushash) was the capital of the Hittite Empire. ... Landscape view of the mountain Nemrut or Nemrud (Turkish: Nemrut Dağ or Nemrut Dağı, Armenian: նեմրութ) is a 2,134 meters (7000 ft. ... The theatre Hierapolis (Arabic Manbij or Mumbij) is an ancient Syrian town occupying one of the finest sites in Northern Syria, in a fertile district about 16 miles southwest of the confluence of the Sajur and Euphrates. ... Pamukkale Pamukkale, with pools of water from hot springs Pamukkale, meaning cotton castle in Turkish, is a natural site and attraction in south-western Turkey in the Denizli Province. ... In Greek mythology, Xanthos (yellow) was an alternate spelling for Xanthus. ... Letoon is known to have been one of the most important religious centers of the Lycian region in Anatolia, Turkey. ... Traditional houses in old town Traditional house Safranbolu is a town in Turkey and a district of Karabük Province. ... Troy or Ilion, see Troy (disambiguation) and Ilion (disambiguation). ...

Ukraine

Kiev (Київ, Kyiv, in Ukrainian; Киев, Kiev, in Russian) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper river. ... Present exterior is the result of 17th-century remodeling. ... Roofs of the Holy Trinity Church Kievo-Pecherskaya Lavra, 1890s Kiev Pechersk Lavra (Ukrainian: ; Russian: ), also known as the Kiev Monastery of the Caves, is an ancient cave monastery in Kiev. ... Lviv coat of arms Motto: Semper fidelis Municipal government City council (Львівська міська рада) Mayor City chairman Lyubomyr Bunyak Area 171,01 km² Population    total 2000    density 808,900 4786/km² Founded city rights... Lvivs Old Town (Ukrainian: ; Polish: ) is the historic centre of the western Ukrainian city of Lviv, of Lviv Oblast. ... The Struve Geodetic Arc is a chain of survey triangulations stretching from Hammerfest in Norway to the Black Sea, through ten countries and over 2,820 km. ...

United Kingdom

Main article: List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom

Note: this list includes sites in the British overseas territories The List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom is a list of sites designated by the UNESCO as World Heritage Sites in the United Kingdom. ... Location of the British Overseas Territories A British Overseas Territory is one of fourteen[1] territories which the United Kingdom considers to be under its sovereignty, but not as part of the United Kingdom itself. ...

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Blaenavon (Welsh: Blaenafon) is a town and World Heritage Site in southern Wales, lying at the source of the Afon Llwyd. ... Blenheim Palace is a large and monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. ... Canterbury Cathedral is one of the oldest and most famous Christian structures in England and forms part of a World Heritage Site. ... Medieval Gate Leading to The Ruins of Saint Augustines Abbey. ... The Church of St. ... The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd refers to a UNESCO-designated site of patrimony located in the Welsh area of Gwynedd. ... The main gatehouse of Harlech Castle. ... Beaumaris Castle and moat. ... The ward of Caernarfon Castle, showing (from left to right) the Black Tower, the Chamberlains Tower, and the Eagle Tower. ... Conwy Castle in its present state. ... Bath is a city in Somerset, England most famous for its baths fed by three hot springs. ... The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is a World Heritage Site in the counties of Cornwall and Devon in the South West of England. ... Masson Mills, Derwent Valley Derwent Valley Mills is a World Heritage Site along the River Derwent in Derbyshire, England, designated in December 2001. ... Durham Castle is a Norman castle in the city of Durham in County Durham, England. ... Durham Cathedrals famous Sanctuary Knocker on the North Door Ground plan of Durham Cathedral Legend of the founding of Durham depicted on cathedral The Cathedral Church of Christ, Blessed Mary the Virgin and St Cuthbert of Durham, which is almost always referred to as Durham Cathedral, in the city... Heart of Neolithic Orkney refers to a group of Neolithic monuments found in the Scottish island of Orkney. ... Skara Brae is a large stone-built Neolithic settlement, located in the Bay of Skaill on the west coast of mainland Orkney, Scotland. ... St. ... The limes Germanicus, 2nd century. ... // Hadrians Wall (Latin: Vallum Hadriani) is a stone and turf fortification built by the Roman Empire across the width of Great Britain. ... Map of Upper Germanic Limes The Limes Germanicus (Latin for Germanic frontier) was a remarkable line of frontier (limes) forts that bounded the ancient Roman provinces of Germania Superior and Raetia, and divided the Roman Empire and the unsubdued Germanic tribes, from the years 83 to 260. ... The village, seen from the bridge Ironbridge is a settlement beside the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, England. ... Location within England Coordinates: , Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region North West England Ceremonial county Historic county Merseyside Lancashire Admin HQ Liverpool City Centre Founded 1207 City Status 1880 Government  - Type Metropolitan borough, City  - Governing body Liverpool City Council Area  - Borough & City 43. ... Greenwich (pronounced grenn-itch , or by the locals) is a town, now part of the south eastern urban sprawl of London, on the south bank of the River Thames in the London Borough of Greenwich. ... New Lanark is a village on the River Clyde, approximately two kilometres from the Royal Burgh of Lanark, in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. ... The Old Town of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ... The Edinburgh New Town is a neo-classical masterpiece. ... Edinburgh (() pronounced ; Scottish Gaelic: ) is the capital of Scotland and its second largest city. ... “Kew Gardens” redirects here. ... Saltaire is the name of a Victorian era model village in the metropolitan borough of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, by the River Aire and the Leeds and Liverpool Canal. ... For other uses, see Stonehenge (disambiguation). ... Avebury Village framed by the Stone Circle Avebury (the traditional local pronunciation is Abury) is a village and civil parish in Wiltshire. ... Studley Royal Park is a park containing, and developed around, the ruins of the Cistercian Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom. ... Fountains Abbey in North Yorkshire, England, is a ruined Cistercian monastery, founded in 1132. ... Her Majestys Royal Palace and Fortress The Tower of London, more commonly known as the Tower of London (and historically simply as The Tower), is a historic monument in central London, England on the north bank of the River Thames. ... The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Westminster, which is almost always referred to by its original name of Westminster Abbey, is a mainly Gothic church, on the scale of a cathedral (and indeed often mistaken for one), in Westminster, London, just to the west of the Palace of Westminster. ... “Houses of Parliament” redirects here. ... The Royal College of St Peter at Westminster (almost always known as Westminster School) is one of Britains leading boys independent schools and one of the nine public schools set out in the Public Schools Act 1868. ... The Anglican church of St. ... St Kilda (Scottish Gaelic: ) is an isolated archipelago situated 64 kilometres (40 mi) west-northwest of North Uist in the North Atlantic Ocean. ... Dorset (pronounced DOR-sit or [dÉ”.sÉ™t], and sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the south-west of England, on the English Channel coast. ... “Devonshire” redirects here. ... Lyme Bay. ... This article or section includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Orthographic projection over Gough Island Gough Island (also called Diego Alvarez) is a volcanic island rising from the South Atlantic Ocean to heights of over 900 metres (2950 ft) above sea level and has an area of approximately 65 km² (25 mi²). It includes small satellite islands and rocks such... Inaccessible Island (Dellbridge Islands) (in Antarctica) and the Inaccessible Islands (South Orkney Islands). ... Map of Pitcairn Islands. ...

See also

This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Africa. ... This is a list of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia, Australia and the Pacific (Australasia). ... This is a list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in North America, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. ...

External links

  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites — Official site
  • UNESCO World Heritage Centre — Official site
  • List of UNESCO World Heritage Sites — Official site
  • VRheritage.org — documentation of World Heritage Sites
  • Worldheritage-Forum — Information and Weblog on World Heritage Issues

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