Subject: New Unesco World Heritage Sites
Hi Ziners,

there have been new 31 World Heritage Sites declared by the Unesco (25 cultural and 6 natural sites). For the first time, there are sites in Bostwana and Israel. The 25 cultural sites inscribed this year are:

AUSTRIA. Historic Centre of Vienna AUSTRIA/HUNGARY. Cultural Landscape of FertÓ/Neusiedlersee BOTSWANA. Tsodilo BRAZIL. Historic Centre of the Town of Goi∑s CHINA. Yungang Grottoes CZECH REPUBLIC. Tugendhat Villa in Brno FRANCE. Provins, Town of Medieval Fairs GERMANY. Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex ISRAEL. Masada National Park ISRAEL. Old City of Acre ITALY. Villa d'Este, Tivoli KENYA. Lamu Old Town LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC. Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape MADAGASCAR. Royal Hill of Ambohimanga MOROCCO. Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) POLAND. Churches of Peace in Jawor and Swidnica PORTUGAL. Alto Douro Wine Region PORTUGAL. Historic Centre of Guimar#es SPAIN. Aranjuez Cultural Landscape SWEDEN. The Mining Area of the Great Copper Mountain in Falun UGANDA. Tombs of Buganda Kings at Kasubi UNITED KINGDOM. Derwent Valley Mills UNITED KINGDOM. New Lanark UNITED KINGDOM. Saltaire, West Yorkshire. UZBEKISTAN. Samarkand - Crossroads of Cultures

The 6 natural sites inscribed this year are: BRAZIL. Brazilian Atlantic Islands: Fernando de Noronha and Atol das Rocas Reserves BRAZIL. Cerrado Protected Areas: Chapada dos Veadeiros and Emas National Parks CUBA. Alejandro de Humboldt National Park RUSSIAN FEDERATION. Central Sikhote-Alin SWITZERLAND. Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn UNITED KINGDOM. Dorset and East Devon Coast

You can read all about it here :

Feliz Navidad, Covadonga in Bilbao (Spain)