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World Heritage Sites

SiteInscribedCategoryReviews
Chengjiang Fossil Site 2012 Natural 3
China Danxia 2010 Natural 2
Classical Gardens of Suzhou 1997 Cultural 5
Dazu Rock Carvings 1999 Cultural 7
Dengfeng 2010 Cultural 2
Fujian Tulou 2008 Cultural 3
Grand Canal 2014 Cultural 7
Great Wall 1987 Cultural 17
Hani Rice Terraces 2013 Cultural 2
Huanglong 1992 Natural 1
Huangshan 1990 Mixed 5
Hubei Shennongjia 2016 Natural 1
Imperial Palace 1987 Cultural 9
Imperial Tombs 2000 Cultural 8
Jiuzhaigou Valley 1992 Natural 2
Kaiping Diaolou 2007 Cultural 4
Koguryo Kingdom 2004 Cultural 1
Kulangsu 2017 Cultural 3
Longmen Grottoes 2000 Cultural 3
Lushan National Park 1996 Cultural 1
Macao 2005 Cultural 9
Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor 1987 Cultural 5
Mogao Caves 1987 Cultural 4
Mount Emei, including Leshan Giant Buddha 1996 Mixed 5
Mount Qingcheng and Dujiangyan 2000 Cultural 3
Mount Sanqingshan 2008 Natural 1
Mount Taishan 1987 Mixed 5
Mount Wutai 2009 Cultural 2
Mount Wuyi 1999 Mixed 1
Mountain Resort, Chengde 1994 Cultural 5
Old Town of Lijiang 1997 Cultural 9
Peking Man Site 1987 Cultural 5
Ping Yao 1997 Cultural 5
Potala Palace 1994 Cultural 10
Qinghai Hoh Xil 2017 Natural 0
Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries 2006 Natural 4
Silk Roads 2014 Cultural 6
Site of Xanadu 2012 Cultural 1
South China Karst 2007 Natural 5
Summer Palace 1998 Cultural 8
Temple of Heaven 1998 Cultural 11
Temple, Mansion and Cemetery of Confucius 1994 Cultural 6
Three parallel rivers of Yunnan 2003 Natural 4
Tusi Sites 2015 Cultural 1
West Lake 2011 Cultural 3
Wudang Mountains 1994 Cultural 3
Wulingyuan 1992 Natural 2
Xidi and Hongcun 2000 Cultural 2
Xinjiang Tianshan 2013 Natural 0
Yin Xu 2006 Cultural 1
Yungang Grottoes 2001 Cultural 2
Zuojiang Huashan Rock Art 2016 Cultural 0

Tentative List

SiteSubmittedScheduledReviews
Ancient Porcelain Kiln Site in China: The Yue-Kiln Site at Shanglin Lake 2008
Ancient Residences in Shanxi and Shaanxi Provinces 2008 1
Ancient Tea Plantations of Jingmai Mountain in Pu'er 2013 2
Archaeological Sites of the Ancient Shu State: Site at Jinsha and Joint Tombs of Boat- shaped Coffins in Chengdu City, S 2008
Baiheliang Ancient Hydrological Inscription 2008
China Altay 2010
Chinese Section of the Silk Road 2008 2019
City Walls of the Ming and Qing Dynasties 2008 1
Dali Chanshan Mountain and Erhai Lake Scenic Spot 2001 1
Diaolou Buildings and Villages for Tibetan and Qiang Ethnic Groups 2008
Dong Villages 2008
Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve 1996 1
Dunhuang Yardangs 2015
Expansion Project of Imperial Tombs of the Ming and Qing Dynasties: King Lujian's Tombs 2008
Fanjingshan 2015 2018
Fenghuang Ancient City 2008 2
Guancen Mountain -- Luya Mountain 2017
Haitan Scenic Spots 2001
Heaven Pit and Ground Seam Scenic Spot 2001
Historic Monuments and Sites of Ancient Quanzhou (Zayton) 2016 1
Hua Shan Scenic Area 2001
Hulun Buir Landscape & Birthplace of Ancient Minority 2017
Imperial Kiln Sites of Jingdezhen 2017
Jinfushan Scenic Spot 2001
Jinggangshan--North Wuyishan (Extension of Mount Wuyi) 2015 2020
Karakorum-Pamir 2010
Karez Wells 2008
Liangzhu Archaeological Site 2008 2019
Lingqu Canal 2008
Maijishan Scenic Spots 2001
Miao Nationality Villages in Southeast Guizhou Province 2008
Nanxi River 2001
Poyang Nature Reserve 1996
Qinghai Lake 2017
SanFangQiXiang 2013
Scenic and historic area of Sacred Mountains and Lakes 2017
ShuDao 2015
Site of Southern Yue State 2008 1
Sites for Liquor Making in China 2008
Sites of Hongshan Culture: The Niuheliang Archaeological Site, the Hongshanhou Archaeological Site, and Weijiawopu Archa 2013 1
Slender West Lake and Historic Urban Area in Yangzhou 2008 1
Taihang Mountain 2017
Taklimakan Desert-Populus euphratica Forests 2010
The Alligator Sinensis Nature Reserve 1996
The Ancient Waterfront Towns in the South of Yangtze River 2008
The Central Axis of Beijing (including Beihai) 2013 1
The Chinese Section of the Silk Roads 2016
The Coast of the Bohai Gulf and the Yellow Sea of China 2017
The Four Sacred Mountains as an Extension of Mt. Taishan 2008 1
The Lijiang River Scenic Zone at Guilin 1996
Tianzhushan 2015
Tulin-Guge Scenic and Historic Interest Areas 2015
Vertical Vegetation Landscape and Volcanic Landscape in Changbai Mountain 2017
Western Xia Imperial Tombs 2013
Wooden Structures of Liao Dynasty - Wooden Pagoda of Yingxian County, Main Hall of Fengguo Monastery of Yixian County 2013
Wudalianchi Scenic Spots 2001 1
Xinjiang Yardang 2015
Yalong, Tibet 2001
Yandang Mountain 2001
Yangtze Gorges Scenic Spot 2001

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