The great pyramids at Giza, EgyptElephants crossing the Zambezi river in Mana Pools National Park world heritage site, ZimbabweThe great mosque in the Old Towns of Djenne world heritage site, MaliBlack and white ruffed lemur, Rainforests of the Atsinanana world heritage site, Madagascar

The List

Sites are listed alphabetically by county.  Natural sites are shown in blue italics, cultural sites in black, with an asterisk * denoting those listed under both criteria.  Sites that are underlined and shown in red are included on the List of World Heritage in Danger.  Click on the site name to link directly to the relevant page.

Algeria
Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad
Djémila

M'Zab Valley
*Tassili n'Ajjer
Timgad

Tipasa

Kasbah of Algiers

Benin
Royal Palaces of Abomey

Botswana
Tsodilo
Okavango Delta 

Burkina Faso
Ruins of Loropéni

Cameroon
Dja Faunal Reserve

Sangha Trinational

Cape Verde
Cidade Velha, Historic Centre of Ribeira Grande

Central African Republic
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park

Sangha Trinational

Chad

Lakes of Ounianga

Congo

Sangha Trinational

Cote D’Ivoire

Grand-Bassam 
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Tai National Park

Comoe National Park

Democratic Republic of the Congo
Virunga National Park

Kahuzi-Biega National Park

Salonga National Park

Garamba National Park

Okapi Wildlife Reserve

Egypt
Abu Mena

Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis

Historic Cairo

Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur

Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae

Saint Catherine Area

Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)

Ethiopia
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela

Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region

Aksum

Lower Valley of the Awash

Lower Valley of the Omo

Simien National Park

Tiya

Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town

Konso Cultural Landscape

Gabon
*Ecosystem and Relict Cultural Landscape of Lopé-Okanda

Gambia
Kunta Kinteh Island and Related Sites 
Stone Circles of Senegambia

Ghana
Forts and Castles, Volta, Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions

Asante Traditional Buildings

Guinea
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve

Kenya
Lake Turkana National Parks

Lamu Old Town

Mount Kenya National Park/Natural Forest

Sacred Mijikenda Kaya Forests

Fort Jesus,Mombasa

Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
Archaeological Site of Cyrene

Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna

Archaeological Site of Sabratha

Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus

Old Town of Ghadamès

Madagascar
Rainforests of the Atsinana

Royal Hill of Ambohimanga

Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve

Malawi
Chongoni Rock-Art Area

Lake Malawi National Park

Mali
Old Towns of Djenné

Timbuktu

*Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)

Tomb of Askia

Mauritania
Ancient Ksour of Ouadane, Chinguetti,Tichitt and Oualata

Banc d’Arguin National Park

Mauritius
Aapravasi Ghat

Le Morne Cultural Landscape

Morocco
Medina of Fez

Medina of Marrakesh

Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou

Historic City of Meknes

Archaeological Site of Volubilis

Medina of Tétouan (formerly known as Titawin)

Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador)

Portuguese City of Mazagan (El Jadida)

Rabat

Mozambique
Island of Mozambique

Namibia
Twyfelfontein or /Ui-/aes
Namib Sand Sea 

Niger
Air and Tenere Natural Reserves

W National Park of Niger
Historic Centre of Agadez  

Nigeria
Sukur Cultural Landscape

Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove

Senegal

Bassari Country
Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary
Island of Gorée
Island of Saint-Louis
Niokolo-Koba National Park
Saloum Delta Cultural Landscape
Stone Circles of Senegambia

Seychelles
Aldabra Atoll
Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve

South Africa
Cape Floral Region Protected Areas

Fossil Hominid Sites of South Africa

iSimangaliso Wetland Park 
Robben Island
Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape 
Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape 
*Maloti-Drakensberg Park
Vredefort Dome

 Sudan
Gebel Barkal and the Sites of the Napatan Region

Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe

Tanzania,United Republic of
Kilimanjaro National Park

*Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara

Selous Game Reserve

Serengeti National Park

Stone Town of Zanzibar

Kondoa Rock-Art Sites

Togo
Koutammakou, the Land of the Batammariba

Tunisia
Amphitheatre of El Jem

Archaeological Site of Carthage

Ichkeul National Park

Medina of Tunis

Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis

Kairouan

Medina of Sousse

Dougga / Thugga

Uganda
Bwindi Impenetrable National Park

Rwenzori Mountains National Park

Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi

Zambia
Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe
Great Zimbabwe National Monument

Khami Ruins National Monument

Mana Pools National Park Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas

Matobo Hills

Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls

 

 

 

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