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Table legend
Name: as listed by the World Heritage Committee[1]
Location: at city or provincial level and country name, with coordinates; column sorts by state[nb 1]
Criteria: the site was listed under
Area: in hectares and acres if provided by UNESCO
Year (WHS): the year the site was inscribed on the World Heritage List
Endangered: the year the site appeared on the List of World Heritage in Danger
Reason: threats to the site which prompted UNESCO to list it as in danger

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Name Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year (WHS) Endangered Reason Refs
Abu Mena   EgyAbusir,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iv)
Template:Convert 1979 2001- Cave-ins in the area caused by the clay at the surface, which becomes semi-liquid when met with "excess water" [2][3]
[4]
Air and Ténéré Natural Reserves   Niger1Arlit Department,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (ix), (x)
Template:Convert 1991 1992- Military conflict and civil disturbance in the region as well as a reduction of wildlife population and degradation of the vegetation cover [5][6]
Ancient City of Aleppo   Template:Sort Cultural:
(iii)(iv)
Template:Convert 1986 2013- Syrian Civil War, currently held partly by rebels and the government. Incessant bombing runs by the government, and mortar and gunfire by rebels endangers foundations. [7]
Ancient City of Bosra   Template:Sort Cultural:
(i)(iii)(vi)
1980 2013- Syrian Civil War, held by the government. [8]
Ancient City of Damascus   Template:Sort Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(vi)
Template:Convert 1979 2013- Syrian Civil War, rebel gunfire and mortar shelling, mainly from adjacent Jobar suburb endangers foundations. [9]
Ancient Villages of Northern Syria   Template:Sort Cultural:
(iii)(iv)(v)
Template:Convert 2011 2013- Syrian Civil War, some held by rebels. Reports of looting and demolitions by Islamist groups. [10]
Archaeological Site of Cyrene   LibJebel Akhdar,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (vi)
Template:Ntsh 1982 2016- Libyan Civil War, presence of armed groups, already incurred and potential further damage. [11][12]
Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna   LibKhoms,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(i), (ii), (iii)
Template:Ntsh 1982 2016- Libyan Civil War, presence of armed groups, already incurred and potential further damage. [12][13]
Archaeological Site of Sabratha   LibSabratha,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii)
Template:Ntsh 1982 2016- Libyan Civil War, presence of armed groups, already incurred and potential further damage. [12][14]
Ashur (Qal'at Sherqat)   IraqSalah ad Din,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2003 2003- A planned reservoir that would have partially flooded the site was suspended in the wake of the Iraq War by the new administration; lack of adequate protection [15][16]
Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery   GeorImereti,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iv)
Template:Convert 1994 2010- Major reconstruction project that will lead to irreversible interventions and undermine the authenticity and integrity of the site [17][18]
Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System   BelBelize, Stann Creek and Toledo
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (ix), (x)
Template:Convert 1996 2009- Mangrove cutting and excessive development [19][20]
Chan Chan Archaeological Zone   PerLa Libertad,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(i), (iii)
Template:Convert 1986 1986- Natural erosion [21][22]
Birthplace of Jesus: Church of the Nativity and the Pilgrimage Route, Bethlehem   Pal
Bethlehem, Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iv), (vi)
Template:Convert 2012 2012- Damage due to water leaks - however current restoration work is taking place to save the site. [23][24]
Comoé National Park   CotZanzan,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(ix), (x)
Template:Convert 1983 2003- Civil unrest, poaching and lack of effective management mechanisms [25][26]
Coro and its Port   VenFalcón,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iv), (v)
Template:Convert 1993 2005- Damage to a great number of structures due to heavy rain between November 2004 and February 2005 as well as the construction of a new monument, a beach walkway and an entrance gate to the city in the buffer zone which could have considerable impact on the value of the site [27][28]
Crac des Chevaliers and Qal’at Salah El-Din   Template:Sort Cultural:
(ii)(iv)
Template:Convert 2006 2013- Syrian Civil War, once held by Al-Nusra Front and other Islamist groups, reclaimed by Syrian Arab Army and Hezbollah fighters. Reports of damages and looting caused by Islamist groups was released by the government. [29]
Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley Template:Center AfgBamyan,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(i), (ii), (iii), (iv), (vi)
Template:Convert 2003 2003- Fragile conservation state due to abandonment, military action and dynamite explosions; causing dangers such as risk of collapse of Buddha niches, further deterioration of cave murals, looting and illicit excavations. Destruction during the rule of Taliban due to their teachings that the statues are abominations to Islam. [30][31]
East Rennell   Solomon IslandRennell and Bellona Province,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(ix)
Template:Convert 1998 2013- Damage to the site due to logging and its effect on the local ecoystem [32]
Everglades National Park   United StatesFlorida,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(viii), (ix), (x)
Template:Convert 1979 1993–2007, 2010- Damage due to Hurricane Andrew and deterioration of water flow and quality due to agricultural and urban development (1993); continued degradation of the site resulting in a loss of marine habitat and decline in marine species (2010) [33][34]
[35]
Fortifications on the Caribbean Side of Panama: Portobelo-San Lorenzo   PanColón Province,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(i), (iv)
Template:Ntsh 1980 2012- Environmental factors, lack of maintenance and urban development [36][37]
Garamba National Park   DemOrientale,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (x)
Template:Convert 1980 1984–1992, 1996- Reduction of Northern White Rhinoceros population (1984); poaching of two white rhinos, killing of three rangers and no plan for corrective measures by the authorities (1996) [38][39]
[40]
Hatra Template:Center IrqNineveh Governorate,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv), (vi)
Template:Convert 1985 2015- Damage inflicted to the property by armed groups [41]
Historic Centre of Shakhrisyabz   UzbQashqadaryo Region,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2000 2016- Destruction of buildings in its medieval neighbourhoods and continuing urban development. [42][43]
Historic Town of Zabīd Template:Center YemAl Hudaydah,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iv), (vi)
Template:Ntsh 1993 2000- Deteriorating state of historic buildings, inscribed on request of the State Party [44][45]
Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works   ChilTarapacá,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
Template:Ntsh 2005 2005- Fragile nature of structures due to lack of maintenance for 40 years; also damage, vandalism and some dismantling; looting [46][47]
Kahuzi-Biega National Park Template:Center DemSouth Kivu
and Maniema,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(x)
Template:Convert 1980 1997- Deforestation, hunting as well as war and civil strife [48][49]
Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City Template:Center United KingdomLiverpool
England,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2004 2012- Due to the proposed redevelopment of historic docklands known as Liverpool Waters [50][51]
Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park   CenBamingui-Bangoran,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(ix), (x)
Template:Convert 1988 1997- Illegal grazing and poaching, deteriorating security situation [52][53]
Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam   AfgGhōr,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2002 2002- Lack of legal protection, lack of protection measure or management plan, poor condition of the site [54][55]
Medieval Monuments in Kosovo   KosovoTemplate:Efn
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2004 2006- Lack of legal protection and management; political instability and security [56][57]
Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve   CotLola Prefecture,
Template:Flagu*
Template:Flagu*
Template:Coord
Natural:
(ix), (x)
Template:Convert 1981 1992- Iron ore mining concession on part of the World Heritage Site and influx of large number of refugees on the Guinean part of the site [58][59]
Nan Madol: Ceremonial Centre of Eastern Micronesia   MicronesiaTemwen Island,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(i), (iii), (iv), (vi)
Template:Convert 2016 2016- Continuing siltation of waterways contributing to overgrowth and undermining existing structures. [60][61]
Niokolo-Koba National Park   SenTambacounda Region
and Kédougou Region,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(x)
Template:Convert 1981 2007- Degradation of property, low mammal population, management problems and impact of a proposed dam on the Gambia River [62][63]
Okapi Wildlife Reserve   Dem Orientale,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(x)
Template:Convert 1996 1997- Looting of park facilities and killing of elephants as a result of an armed conflict in the area [64][65]
Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls   JerJerusalem District
(no nation named by UNESCO)[nb 2]
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (vi)
Template:Ntsh 1981 1982- Uncontrolled urban development, general deterioration of the state of conservation due to tourism and lack of maintenance. [66][67][68]
Old City of Sana'a Template:Center YemSana'a Governorate,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iv), (v), (vi)
Template:Ntsh 1986 2015- Yemeni Civil War, Saudi Arabian-led coalition airstrikes on the area.[69] [70]
Old Town of Ghadamès   LibGhadames,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(v)
Template:Ntsh 1986 2016- Libyan Civil War, presence of armed groups, already incurred and potential further damage. [12][71]
Old Towns of Djenné   MalDjenné,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
Template:Ntsh 1988 2016- Regional insecurity, deteriorating state of the historic town, urbanization and erosion. [72][73]
Old Walled City of Shibam Template:Center YemHadhramaut Governorate,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii), (iv), (v)
Template:Ntsh 1982 2015- Potential threat from the armed conflict, compounding safeguarding and management problems already observed at the site [70]
Rainforests of the Atsinanana Template:Center MadEastern Madagascar,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(ix), (x)
Template:Convert 2007 2010- Illegal logging and hunting of endangered lemurs [74][75]
Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve   HonLa Mosquitia,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (viii), (ix), (x)
Template:Ntsh 1982 1996–2007, 2011- Logging, fishing and land occupation; poaching and the reduced capacity of the state to manage the site; largely due to the deterioration of law and to the presence of drug traffickers [76][77]
Rock-Art Sites of Tadrart Acacus   LibFezzan,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii)
Template:Ntsh 1985 2016- Libyan Civil War, presence of armed groups, already incurred and potential further damage. [12][78]
Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara Template:Center TanKilwa District,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iii)
Template:Ntsh 1981 2004- Continuing deterioration of the site due to various agents such as erosion or plants [79][80]
Salonga National Park   DemÉquateur
and Bandundu Province,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (ix)
Template:Convert 1984 1999- Breakdown of civil order [81][82]
[83]
Samarra Archaeological City   IraqSalah ad Din,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2007 2007- Security situation following the Iraq War and lack of state control for protection or management of the site [84][85]
Simien National Park   EthAmhara Region,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (x)
Template:Convert 1978 1996- Deterioration of population of Walia ibex [86][87]
Site of Palmyra   Template:Sort Cultural:
(i)(ii)(iv)
Template:Convert 1980 2013- Syrian Civil War, captured by the notoriously iconoclastic Islamic State terrorist organization (ISIS). [88]
Timbuktu   MalTimbuktu,
Timbuktu Region,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iv), (v)
Template:Ntsh 1988 2012- Threat of destruction by the Islamist groups like Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb, Ansar Dine and Boko Haram. Some monuments are now pillaged and destroyed. [89][90]
Tomb of Askia   MalGao,
Gao Region,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(ii), (iii), (iv)
Template:Convert 2004 2012- Damaged by Islamist groups like Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb and Ansar Dine. Reported destroyed by Ansar Dine when they captured Timbuktu. [90][91]
Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi   UgandaKampala District,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(i), (iii),
(iv), (vi)
Template:Convert 2001 2010- Destruction of the Muzibu Azaala Mpanga, the main building of the site, by fire in March 2010 [92][93]
Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra IndonesiaSumatra,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (ix), (x)
Template:Convert 2004 2011- Poaching, illegal logging, agricultural encroachment, and plans to build roads through the site [94][95]
Virunga National Park   DemNorth Kivu
and Orientale,
Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Natural:
(vii), (viii), (x)
Template:Convert 1979 1994- Deforestation and poaching as a result of the influx of refugees due to the Rwandan Civil War [96][97]
Palestine: Land of Olives and Vines – Cultural Landscape of Southern Jerusalem, Battir   Pal
Battir, Template:Flagu
Template:Coord
Cultural:
(iv)(v)
Template:Convert 2014 2014- The Israeli West Bank barrier "may isolate farmers from fields they have cultivated for centuries". [98][99]
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