Selvagens Islands is part of the Tentative list of Portugal in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
The Selvagens Islands are an uninhabited group of islands off the North African Atlantic coast, 300 kilometres south of Madeira and 165 kilometres north of the Canary Islands. Due to their remote and isolated location, the Selvagens Islands have a unique flora and fauna and are the habitat for numerous endemic species. The Selvagens Islands are one of the most important breeding areas for seabirds in the North Atlantic, and are classified as an Important Bird Area.
Map of Selvagens IslandsLoad map
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
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Successor to former TWHS Ilhas Selvagens (Selvagens Islands) (2002)
2017 Added to Tentative List
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