List of World Heritage Sites in Sweden

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There are fourteen official UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Sweden. There are twelve cultural sites, one natural site and one mixed site.

Inscribed sites[change | change source]

Name: name as listed by the World Heritage Committee
Coordinates: geographic coordinates of the site's location
County: County of Sweden where the site is at
Year: year the site was added to the World Heritage List
UNESCO ref: the site's reference number
UNESCO criteria: the criteria it was listed under (criteria i through vi are cultural, while vii through x are natural)
Description: brief description of the site
Name Image Coordinates County Year UNESCO
ref
UNESCO
criteria
Description Ref
Agricultural Landscape of Southern Öland Olandeketorp.jpg 56°19′30″N 16°29′00″E / 56.325°N 16.4833333°E / 56.325; 16.4833333 Kalmar 2000 968 iv, v
(cultural)
[1]
Birka and Hovgården Birka Svarta jorden 1991.jpg 59°20′6.5″N 17°32′33.5″E / 59.335139°N 17.542639°E / 59.335139; 17.542639 Stockholm 1993 555 iii, iv
(cultural)
[2]
Church Village of Gammelstad, Luleå Gammelstad-town-12.JPG 65°38′46″N 22°1′43″E / 65.64611°N 22.02861°E / 65.64611; 22.02861 Norrbotten 1996 762 ii, iv, v
(cultural)
[3]
Engelsberg Ironworks Engelsberg-Huettenwerk-01.jpg 59°58′00″N 16°00′30″E / 59.9666667°N 16.00833°E / 59.9666667; 16.00833 Västmanland 1993 556 iv
(cultural)
[4]
Hanseatic Town of Visby Visby 4-.JPG 57°38′30″N 18°17′45″E / 57.64167°N 18.29583°E / 57.64167; 18.29583 Gotland 1995 731 iv, v
(cultural)
[5]
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Höga Kusten, Gulf Rödviken near Ullånger, Sweden.jpg 63°18′00″N 21°18′00″E / 63.3°N 21.3°E / 63.3; 21.3 Västernorrland 2000 (extended 2006) 898 viii
(natural)
Shared with Finland [6]
Laponian Area Sarek Skierffe Rapadelta.jpg 67°20′00″N 17°35′00″E / 67.3333333°N 17.5833333°E / 67.3333333; 17.5833333 Norrbotten 1996 774 iii, v, vii, viii, ix
(mixed)
[7]
Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun Falu koppargruva.jpg 60°36′17″N 15°37′51″E / 60.60472°N 15.63083°E / 60.60472; 15.63083 Dalarna 2001 1027 ii, iii, v
(cultural)
[8]
Naval Port of Karlskrona Fredrikskyrkan Karlskrona.jpg 56°10′00″N 15°35′00″E / 56.1666667°N 15.5833333°E / 56.1666667; 15.5833333 Blekinge 1998 871 ii, iv
(cultural)
[9]
Rock Carvings in Tanum Tanumshede 2005 rock carvings 5.jpg 58°42′04″N 11°20′28″E / 58.70111°N 11.34111°E / 58.70111; 11.34111 Västra Götaland 1994 557 i, iii, iv
(cultural)
[10]
Royal Domain of Drottningholm Drottningholmpalace.jpg 59°19′23″N 17°53′00″E / 59.32306°N 17.8833333°E / 59.32306; 17.8833333 Stockholm 1991 559 iv
(cultural)
[11]
Skogskyrkogården Skogskyrk Grav 2006.jpg 59°16′32″N 18°05′58″E / 59.27556°N 18.09944°E / 59.27556; 18.09944 Stockholm 1994 558 ii, iv
(cultural)
[12]
Struve Geodetic Arc Hammerfest Meridianstein.jpg Norbotten 2005 1187 ii, iii, vi
(cultural)
Shared with Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Russia and Ukraine [13]
Varberg Radio Station Grimeton VLF transmitter 2004.jpg 57°06′00″N 12°23′00″E / 57.1°N 12.3833333°E / 57.1; 12.3833333 Halland 2004 1134 ii, iv
(cultural)
[14]

References[change | change source]

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