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World Heritage Day

Celebrating UNESCO world heritage sites

A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, island, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as of special cultural or physical significance. Every year on April 18 these places are celebrated.

Here's how to pronounce the names of some of these sites.

World Heritage Sites

A list of UNESCO world heritage sites