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List of World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan

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World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan are places that are in the World Heritage Site List of UNESCO, a part of the United Nations, which are selected by UNESCO's World Heritage Committee. These are places of outstanding cultural or natural importance to the common heritage of mankind.

There are currently 2 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan.[1] Below is the actual list and the proposed list of the sites in Azerbaijan:

List Name Date[2] Criteria Coordinates Image
Main list [3]
Walled City of Baku with Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower
2000
Cultural
IV
40°22′N 49°50′E / 40.367°N 49.833°E / 40.367; 49.833 Shirvanshah Palace 001.JPG
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape
2007
Cultural
III
40°07′N 49°22′E / 40.117°N 49.367°E / 40.117; 49.367 Qobustan.jpg
Proposed list [4]
Baku Stage Mountain
30.09.1998
Cultural
VIII, IX
40°20′35″N 49°50′45″E / 40.34306°N 49.84583°E / 40.34306; 49.84583 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
Binegadi 4th Period Fauna and Flora Deposit
30.09.1998
Natural
VIII, IX
40°15′50″N 49°45′55″E / 40.26389°N 49.76528°E / 40.26389; 49.76528 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
Lok-Batan Mud Cone
30.09.1998
Natural
VII, VIII, IX
40°20′50″N 49°45′55″E / 40.34722°N 49.76528°E / 40.34722; 49.76528 Mud Volcano in Gobustan 01.jpg
Hyrkan State Reserve
30.09.1998
Natural
VII, X
38°30′34″N 48°45′50″E / 38.50944°N 48.76389°E / 38.50944; 48.76389 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg
Ordubad Historical and Architectural Reserve
24.10.2001
Cultural
I, IV, V
38°54′N 46°1′E / 38.900°N 46.017°E / 38.900; 46.017 Nakhichevan05.jpg
Sheki, the Khan's Palace
24.10.2001
Cultural
I, IV, V
41°24′N 47°2′E / 41.400°N 47.033°E / 41.400; 47.033 Shekikhan.JPG
Surakhany, Atashgyakh (Fire - Worshippers, Temple - Museum at Surakhany)
30.09.1998
Cultural
I, III
Atashgah Fire Temple.jpg
Susha Historical and Architectural Reserve
24.10.2001
Cultural
I, IV, V, VI
39°32′N 46°07′E / 39.533°N 46.117°E / 39.533; 46.117 Մուտք «Ելիզավետապոլյան դարպասներ», ArmAg.jpg
The Caspian Shore Defensive Constructions
24.10.2001
Cultural
The Mausoleums of Nakhichevan
30.09.1998
Cultural
I, IV
Momine Hatoon Mausoleum.jpg

References[change | change source]

  1. Azerbaijan: Properties inscribed on the World Heritage List, UNESCO, retrieved 2012-02-14
  2. Date is the Inscription date for the Main list and Submission date for the Proposed list
  3. UNESCO Official Page for Main List of World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan
  4. UNESCO Official Page for Tentative List of Candidate World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan

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