WHC Session 1979

The 1979 WHC Session added 45 Sites bringing the total to 57.

Inscriptions in 1979

The following sites were inscribed in the 1979 WHC Session.

Site Countries Locations Rating Reviews
Abu Mena 1 1.57 5
Amphitheater of El Jem 1 3.14 12
Ancient Thebes 3 4.57 9
Antigua Guatemala 9 3.91 12
Auschwitz Birkenau 2 3.98 12
Belovezhskaya Pushcha / Bialowieza Forest 2 2.8 5
Boyana Church 1 2.74 5
Bryggen 1 3.22 7
Chartres Cathedral 1 3.19 9
Damascus 1 4.05 6
Dinosaur Provincial Park 1 3.45 8
Dubrovnik 2 4.13 12
Everglades 1 3.39 12
Fasil Ghebbi 8 2.82 1
Forts and Castles Gold Coast 24 3.03 4
Glacier parks 1 4.3 3
Grand Canyon 1 4.59 17
Historic Cairo 5 3.61 10
Independence Hall 1 2.66 16
Kathmandu Valley 7 3.94 9
Kotor 1 3.68 10
Madara Rider 1 1.94 5
Medina of Tunis 1 2.69 4
Meidan Emam, Esfahan 1 4.2 2
Mont-Saint-Michel 2 4.03 14
Ngorongoro 1 4.47 3
Nubian Monuments 10 4.35 9
Ohrid Region 4 3.32 5
Persepolis 1 4.42 2
Plitvice Lakes 1 3.99 9
Pyramids (Memphis) 2 4.63 10
Rock Drawings in Valcamonica 6 3.22 5
Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo 1 2.68 4
Sagarmatha National Park 1 4.09 3
Site of Carthage 13 2.77 4
Split 1 3.38 9
Stari Ras and Sopocani 4 2.92 2
Tchogha Zanbil 1 3.5 3
Thracian tomb of Kazanlak 1 2.13 6
Tikal National Park 1 4.64 3
Urnes Stave Church 1 2.99 4
Versailles 1 4.03 12
Vézelay 2 2.68 6
Vézère Valley 15 3.52 7
Virunga National Park 1 4.26 0

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