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MOST SPECTACULAR NATURAL WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN EUROPE
A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a place (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that is listed by the UNESCO as of special cultural or physical significance. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 states parties which are elected by their General Assembly. As of 2011, 936 sites are listed: 725 cultural, 183 natural, and 28 mixed properties, in 153 States Parties.
FOTOPEDIA MAGAZINE | 05/23/13TEXT FROM UNESCO, (c) UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE CENTREPHOTO BY Milán Radisics / Wild Wonders, All rights reserved