World Heritage Sites of Africa

COUNTRYHERITAGE SITES LOCATIONSYEAR ENTERED
ALGERIA*Al Qal’a of Beni Hammad*(35.80 N 4.77 E)*1980
*Tassili n’Ajjer*(23.43 N 5.33 E)*1982
*M’zab Valley*(33.00-31.25 N 2.50-5.00 E)*1982
*Djemila*(36.42 N 5.73 E)*1982
*Tipasa*(36.58 N 2.45 E)*1982
*Timgad*(35.48 N 6.47 E)*1982
*Kasbah of Algiers*(36.83 N 3.00 E)*1992
BENINRoyal Palaces of Abomey(7°11′8″N 1°59′17″E) 1985
BOTSWANATsodilo(S18 45 0 E21 43 60)2001
BURKINA FASORuins of Loropeni(N10 15 0 W3 34 60)2009
CAMEROON*Dja Faunal Reserve*(2°49 N 12°25 E)*1987
*Sangha Tri national*2012
CAPE VERDECidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande(14°55′0″ N, 23°36′15″ W)2009
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC*Manovo-Gounda St. Floris National Park* (1.97543S, 30.17206E)*1988
*Sangha Tri national
*2012
CHADLakes of Ounianga2012
COTE D’IVOIRE*Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve*(7.603°N 8.391°W)*1981
*Tai National park
*Comoe National Park* (N5 45 0 W7 40 0.012)*1982
*Historic Town of Grand-Bassam*( N9 0 0 W4 0 0)*1983
*2012
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO*Virunga National Park* (01°25′45″S 29°32′54″E)*1979
*Kahuzi-Beiga National Park* (S2 30 0 E28 45 0)*1980
*Garamba National Park* (N4 0 0 E29 15 0)*1980
*Salonga National Park*( S2 0 0 E21 0 0)*1984
*Okapi Wildlife Reserve*( N2 0 0 E28 30 0)*1996
EGYPT*Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur* (N29 58 33.744 E31 7 49.476)*1979
*Abu Mena
*Historic Cairo* (N30 51 0 E29 40 0)
*Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae* (N30 3 0 E31 15 39.996)*1979
*Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis* (N22 20 11.004 E31 37)*1979
*Saint Catherine Area*1979
*Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)* (N25 43 59.988 E32 36 0)
*1979
* (N28 33 22.428 E33 58)
* (N29 19 59.988 E30 10)*2002
*2005
ETHIOPIA*Simien National Park*(N13 10 60 E38 4 0)*1978
*Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela*(N12 1 45.66 E39 2 25.512)*1978
*Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region*(N12 36 24.912 E37 27)*1979
*Lower Valley of the Omo*(N4 47 60 E35 58 0)*1980
*Aksum*(N14 7 48.684 E38 43 6.996)*1980
*(N8 26 5.676 E38 36 43.56)
*Tiya*(N11 6 0.216 E40 34 45.804)*1980
*Lower Valley of the Awash*(N9 18 32 E42 8 16)*1980
*(N5 17 60 E37 23 60)
*Harar Jugol*2006
*Konso Cultural Landscape*2011
GABONEcosystem and Relict Cultural Lanscape of Lope-Okanda(0°30′00″S 11°30′00″E)2007
GAMBIA*Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites*2003
* Stone Circles of Senegambia
*2006
GHANA*Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions*1979
* Asante Traditional Buildings
*1980
GUINEAMount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve(N7 36 11.448 W8 23 27.492)1981
KENYA*Mount Kenya National Park /National Forest* (N0 7 26 E37 20 12)*1997
*Lake Turkana National Parks
*Lamu Old Town* (N3 3 4.7 E36 30 13.2)*1997
*The Mijikenda Kaya Forests* (S2 17 4 E40 51 9)*2001
*Fort Jesus, Mombasa* (S3 55 55 E39 35 46)*2008
*Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley* (S4 3 46 E39 40 46)*2011
* (N0 26 33 E36 14 24)*2011
LESOTHOMaloti Drakensberg Transboundary World Heritage Site2000
LIBYA*Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna* (32.63917°N 14.29056°E)*1982
*Archaeological site of Cyrene
*Archaeological Site of Sabratha* (32.82500°N 21.85806°E)*1982
*Rock-art Sites of Tadrart Acacus* (32°47′32″N 12°29′3″E)*1982
*Old Town of Ghadames* (24°50′N 10°20′E)*1985
*(30° 8′ 0″ N, 9° 30′ 0″ E)*1988
MADAGASCAR*Tsingye de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve* (18°40′0″S 44°45′5″E )*1990
*Royal Hill of Ambohimanga
*Rainforests of the Atsinanana*2001
*2007
MALAWI*Lake Malawi National Park* (14° 2′ 0″ S, 34° 53′ 0″ E)*1984
*Chongoni Rock Art Area* (14.29333°S 34.27917°E)*2006
MALI*Old Towns of Djenne* (N13 54 23.004 W4 33 18)*1988
*Timbuktu* (N16 46 24 W2 59 58)*1988
*Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)* (N14 19 59.988 W3 25 0.012)*1989
*Tomb of Askia* (N16 17 23.28 E0 2 40.416)
*2004
MAURITANIA*Banc d’Arguin National Park*1989
*Ancient ksour of Ouadane, Chnguetti, Tichitt and Oualata*( 20° 27′ 0″ N, 12° 21′ 0″ W)*1996
MAURITIUS*Aapravasi Ghat* (20°09′31″S 57°30′11″E)*2006
*Le Morne Cultural Landscape* (20.46056°S 57.31361°E)*2008
MOROCCO*Medina of Fez*(N34 3 39.996 W4 58 40.008)*1981
*(31°37′48″N 8°0′32″W )
*Medina of Marrakesh*(31°03′N 7°08′W)*1985
*Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou* (33°53′42″N 5°33′17″W )*1987
*Historic City of Meknes* (35°34′N 5°22′W )*1996
*Medina of Tetouan (formerly known as Titawin)*1997
*Archaeological Site of Volubilis* (34°4'24"N 5°33'18"W)
*Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)* (31°30′47″N 9°46′11″W)*1997
*Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)*2001
*Rabat, modern capital and historic city: a shared heritage*(Lat 33.2579 Lon -8.5026)
*2004
* (34°02′N 6°50′W)
*2012
MOZAMBIQUEIsland of Mozambique(S15 2 3.012, E40 44 8.988)1991
NAMIBIA*Twyfelfontein or /Ui-//aes* (20°35′26″ S, 14°22′20″ E)*2007
*Namib Sand Sea*2013
NIGER*Air and Tenere Natural Reserves*1991
*”W” National Park of Niger* (12°31′31″N 2°39′48″E)*1996
*Agadez (Historic Centre of Agadez)*2013
NIGERIA*Sukur Cultural Landscape* (10°44′26″N 13°34′19″E)*1999
*Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove* (7°45′20″N 4°33′08″E)*2005
REPUBLIC OF THE CONGOSangha Tri national2012
SENEGAL*Island of Goree* (14°40′04″N 17°23′50″W)*1978
*Djoudi National Bird Sanctuary* (16°30′00″N 16°10′00″W)*1981
*Niokolo-Koba National Park* (13° 4′ 0″ N, 12° 43′ 0″ W)*1981
*Island of Saint-Louis*( 48°38′10″N 1°30′41″W)*2000
*Stone Circles of Senegambia*2006
*Saloum Delta*2011
*Bassari Country: Bassari, Fula and Bedik Cultural Landscapes*2012
SEYCHELLES*Aldabra Atoll* (9 24' S, 46 20' E)*1982
*Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve*( 4°19′45″ S, 55°44′15″ E)*1983
SOUTH AFRICA*Robben Islands* (33°48′24″S 18°21′58″E)*1999
*Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa* (25°58′02″S 27°39′45″E)*1999
*iSimangaliso Wetland Park
* (S 26 53.537′ E 032 51.448′)*1999
*Maloti Drakensberg Transboundry World Heritage Site
*Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape*2000
*Cape Floral Region Protected Areas* (22° 15′ 0″ S, 29° 12′ 0″ E)
*Vredefort Dome*2003
* (34.16667°S 18.37500°E)
*The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape*2004
* (26°52' 26°56'S 27°11' 27°26'E)
*(28°17′24″ S, 17°8′11″ E)*2005
*2007
SUDAN*Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region* (18.53667°N 31.82833°E)*2003
*Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe
* (16.94°N 33.75°E)*2011
TANZANIA*Ngorongoro Conservation Area* (3°12′32″S 35°27′46″E )*1979
*Serengeti National Park* (2°19′58″S 34°34′0″E)*1981
*Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Songo Mnara* (8°57′28″ S, 39°31′22″ E)*1981
*Selous Game Reserve
*Kilimanjaro National Park* (9°0′0″ S, 37°24′0″ E)*1982
*The Stone Town of Zanzibar* (3°4′0″ S, 37°22′0″ E)*1987
*Kondoa Rock Art Sites* (6.9.39.55S,39.11.25.40E)*2000
*2006
TOGOKoutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba2004
TUNISIA*Amphitheater of El Jem*(35.2964 N, 10.7079 E)*1979
*Site of Carthage* (36.85806°N 10.33083°E)*1979
*Medina of Tunis*(36° 48′ 0″ N, 10° 11′ 0″ E)*1979
*Ichkeul National Park*(37° 10′ 0″ N, 9° 40′ 0″ E)*1980
*Punic Town of Kerkouane and its Necropolis*(36° 56′ 47″ N, 11° 5′ 57″ E)*1985
*Kairouan
*Medina of Sousse*1988
*Dougga/Thugga*1988
*1997
UGANDA*Bwindi Impenetrable National Park*(1° 3′ 0″ S, 29° 43′ 0″ E)*1994
*Rwenzori Mountains National Park
*Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi*(0° 22′ 0″ N, 29° 57′ 0″ E)*1994
*2001
ZAMBIAMosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls(S17 55 28.308 E25 51 19.404)1989
ZIMBABWE*Mana pools*(15° 45′ 0″ S, 29° 20′ 0″ E)*1984
*Khami Ruins National Monument*(S20 9 30 E28 22 36)*1986
*Great Zimbabwe Ruins
*Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls*(S20 16 60 E30 55 60)*1986
*(S17 55 28.308 E25 51 19.404)*1989
*Matobo Hills*(S20 30 0 E28 30 0)
*2003

References;-

  1. http://fp.thesalmons.org/lynn/wh-algeria.html
  2. http://whc.unesco.org/en/statesparties/AO/
  3. http://www.worldheritagesite.org/sites/
  4. www.exploreafrica2day.com/Holiday-Highlights/drc-world-heritage-sites.html

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