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List of African World Heritage Site

12-APR-2016 12:45

    Heritage is the treasured wealth of the world and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.  It is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritages are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. The list of African World Heritage Site is given below:


    Source: Wikimedia


    Country World Heritage Site
    Algeria • Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad
    • Djémila
    • M'Zab Valley
    • Tassili n'Ajjer
    • Timgad
    • Tipasa
    • Kasbah of Algiers
    Benin • Royal Palaces of Abomey
    Botswana • Tsodilo
    • Okavango Delta
    Burkina Faso • Ruins of Loropéni
    Cameroon • Dja Faunal Reserve
    • Sangha Trinational
    Cape Verde • Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande
    Central African Rep. • Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park
    • Sangha Trinational
    Chad • Lakes of Ounianga
    Congo (DRC) • Virunga National Park
    • Kahuzi-Biega National Park
    • Garamba National Park
    • Salonga National Park
    • Okapi Wildlife Reserve
    Cote d'Ivoire • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
    • Taï National Park
    • Comoé National Park
    • Historic Town of Grand-Bassam
    Egypt • Abu Mena
    • Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis
    • Historic Cairo
    • Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur
    • Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae
    • Saint Catherine Area
    • Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)
    Ethiopia • Simien National Park
    • Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
    • Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region
    • Aksum
    • Lower Valley of the Awash
    • Lower Valley of the Omo
    • Tiya
    • Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
    • Konso Cultural Landscape
    Gabon • Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda
    Gambia • Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites
    • Stone Circles of Senegambia
    Ghana • Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions
    • Asante Traditional Buildings
    Guinea • Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve
    Kenya • Lake Turkana National Parks
    Lesotho • Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest
    • Lamu Old Town
    • Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests
    • Fort Jesus, Mombasa
    • Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley
    Libya • Maloti-Drakensberg Park
    Madagascar • Archaeological Site of Cyrene
    • Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna
    • Archaeological Site of Sabratha
    • Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus
    • Old Town of Ghadamès
    Malawi • Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve
    • Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
    • Rainforests of the Atsinanana
    Mali • Lake Malawi National Park
    • Chongoni Rock-Art Area
    Mauritania • Timbuktu
    • Old Towns of Djenné
    • Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)
    • Tomb of Askia
    Mauritius • Banc d'Arguin National Park
    • Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti, Tichitt and Oualata
    Morocco • Aapravasi Ghat
    Mozambique • Medina of Fez
    • Medina of Marrakesh
    • Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou
    • Historic City of Meknes
    • Archaeological Site of Volubilis
    • Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)
    • Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)
    • Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)
    • Rabat, Modern Capital and Historic City: a Shared Heritage
    Niger • Island of Mozambique
    • Le Morne Cultural Landscape
    Nigeria • Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves
    • W National Park of Niger
    • Historic Centre of Agadez
    Senegal • Sukur Cultural Landscape
    • Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
    Seychelles • Island of Gorée
    • Niokolo-Koba National Park
    • Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
    • Island of Saint-Louis
    • Stone Circles of Senegambia *
    • Saloum Delta
    • Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes
    South Africa • Aldabra Atoll
    • Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve
    Sudan • Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa
    • iSimangaliso Wetland Park
    • Robben Island
    • Maloti-Drakensberg Park
    • Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape
    • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas
    • Vredefort Dome
    • Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
    Togo • Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region
    • Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe
    Tunisia • Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba
    • Amphitheatre of El Jem
    • Archaeological Site of Carthage
    • Medina of Tunis
    • Ichkeul National Park
    • Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis
    • Kairouan
    • Medina of Sousse
    • Dougga / Thugga
    United Republic of Tanzania • Ngorongoro Conservation Area
    • Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara
    • Serengeti National Park
    • Selous Game Reserve
    • Kilimanjaro National Park
    • Stone Town of Zanzibar
    • Kondoa Rock-Art Sites
    Uganda • Bwindi Impenetrable National Park
    • Rwenzori Mountains National Park
    • Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi
    Zambia • Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
    Zimbabwe • Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas
    • Great Zimbabwe National Monument
    • Khami Ruins National Monument
    • Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls
    • Matobo Hills

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