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A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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Headlines
‘World Heritage’ site selection is Eurocentric – and that shapes which historic places get love and money – The Conversation

Wikipedia
World Heritage site

2019

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Outstanding Universal Value

Parks

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)

Heritage

International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)

World Heritage Day

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