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UNESCO Heritage Sites Quiz

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01. Which mountain is part of the "Tasmanian Wilderness" UNESCO World Heritage Area?

A view of Dove Lake and Cradle Mountain from Glacier rock.
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02. "Dilmun Burial Mounds" are a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

Dilmun-era Burial Mounds, Bahrain.
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03. The water temples of which island comprise a serial UNESCO World Heritage Site?

Taman Ayun Temple in Bali
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04. "Site of Palmyra" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

The ruins of Palmyra, Syria
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05. "Everglades National Park" is a UNESCO WHS site located in which US state?

USA_Everglades Park near Fort Lauderdale.
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06. "Canaima National Park" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

The refreshing and spectacular, Jasper Creek Waterfalls, a highlight of the Canaima National Park.
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07. "Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

ETH_Harar Old Town
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08. "La Réunion National Park" is a UNESCO WHS located in which ocean?

As seen from my helicopter flight, one of the three volcanic Cirques which form the interior of Réunion.
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09. "Melaka and George Town, Historic Cities of the Straits of Malacca" are urban UNESCO WHS located in which country?

MYR_Georgetown Penang Shop
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10. "Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

The Arch of Septimius Severus is a triumphal arch in Leptis Magna. It was commissioned by the Libya-born Roman Emperor Septimius Severus.
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11. "Samarkand – Crossroads of Cultures" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

The Registan and its three madrasahs. From left to right: Ulugh Beg Madrasah, Tilya-Kori Madrasah and Sher-Dor Madrasah.
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12. "Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

MEX_Tequilla Production Artwork
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13. "Chan Chan Archaeological Zone" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

The Chimú culture was centred on Chimor with the capital city of Chan Chan, a large adobe city in the Moche Valley of present-day Trujillo, Peru.
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14. "Old Havana" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

A treasure trove of Spanish-era colonial architecture, Plaza Vieja, in Havana old town, dates from 1559.
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15. "Cultural Landscape and Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

A place of incredible natural beauty, Bamyan is known for its giant Buddha statues which were, unfortunately, destroyed by the Taliban in 2001.
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16. "Golestan Palace" is a UNESCO WHS located in which city?

Golestan Palace consists of gardens, royal buildings, and collections of Iranian crafts and European presents from the 18th and 19th centuries.
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17. "Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons)" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

Mali: Granaries in the Dogon Country
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18. "Al Zubarah" is a UNESCO WHS listed fort, located in which country?

Al Zubarah fort aglow in the afternoon sunlight.
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19. "Churches of Chiloé" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

Providing information on the unique wooden churches of Chiloé Island, the 'Iglesia de Chiloé Visitor Centre' is housed in a former church in the northern town of Ancud.
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20. "City of Potosí" is a UNESCO WHS located in which country?

View of Cerro Rico from San Lorenzo Church in Potosi, Bolivia. Otherwise known as the mountain that eats men, close to 8 million miners have been killed inside Cerro Rico.
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Darren McLean is an Australian full-time digital nomad who has spent 36 years on a slow meander around the globe, visiting all seven continents and 239 UN+ countries and territories.

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