Transboundary sites

Sites "on the territory of all concerned States Parties having adjacent borders (transboundary property)." (Operational Guidelines) - this in contrast to Serial Transnational Sites, which are not contiguous and have their own Connection.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Białowieża Forest
Curonian Spit
Glacier parks
Landscapes of Dauria
Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Monte San Giorgio
Mount Nimba
Muskauer Park
Ohrid Region North Macedonia and Albania
Pyrénées - Mont Perdu
Rhaetian Railway
Rome Italy and the Holy See
Sangha Trinational 3 countries (Cameroon, Centr. Afr. Republic, Congo (Republic))
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves
Uvs Nuur Basin
Victoria Falls Zambia + Zimbabwe
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex 3 countries (Niger, Benin, Burkina Faso)
Wadden Sea 3 countries (Netherlands, Germany, Denmark) - only the German-Danish part seems truly contiguous
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Transboundary sites?

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source