List of World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan

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The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. Below is the list and the tentative list of sites in Azerbaijan. (For the criteria see the Selection criteria.)

World Heritage Sites[edit]

Site Image Location Year listed UNESCO data Description
Walled City of Baku with Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower Palace of Shirvanshahs common.JPG Baku 2000 958; iv (cultural) [1]
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Qobustan.jpg Garadagh District and Absheron District 2007 1076; iii (natural) [2]
Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace Sheki 2019 1549; ii, v (cultural) [3]

Tentative list[edit]

Name Date[4] Criteria Coordinates Image
Baku Stage Mountain 30/09/1998 VIII, IX 40°20′35″N 49°50′45″E / 40.34306°N 49.84583°E / 40.34306; 49.84583 Bail-2.JPG
Binegadi 4th Period Fauna and Flora Deposit) 30/09/1998 VIII, IX 40°15′50″N 49°45′55″E / 40.26389°N 49.76528°E / 40.26389; 49.76528 Rhinoceras binagadiensis.jpg
Lok-Batan Mud Cone 30/09/1998 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 VII,X 38°30′34″N 48°45′50″E / 38.50944°N 48.76389°E / 38.50944; 48.76389 Stamps of Azerbaijan, 2013-1122-1125.jpg
Ordubad Historical and Architectural Reserve 24/10/2001 I,IV,V 38°54′N 46°1′E / 38.900°N 46.017°E / 38.900; 46.017 Ordubadda Qeysəriyyə abidəsi 03.JPG
Surakhany, Atashgyakh (Fire - Worshippers, Temple - Museum at Surakhany) 30/09/1998 I,III 40°24′55.59″N 50°0′31.00″E / 40.4154417°N 50.0086111°E / 40.4154417; 50.0086111 Templo de fuego, Baku, Azerbaiyán, 2016-09-27, DD 34.jpg
Susha Historical and Architectural Reserve 24/10/2001 I,IV,V,VI 39°32′N 46°07′E / 39.533°N 46.117°E / 39.533; 46.117 Stamps of Azerbaijan, 2006-751.jpg
The Caspian Shore Defensive Constructions 24/10/2001
The Mausoleums of Nakhichevan 30/09/1998 I,IV Momina Khatun Tomb.jpg

References and notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/958
  2. ^ http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1076
  3. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan's Palace". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  4. ^ Date is the inscription date for the main list and submission date for the tentative list

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