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World Heritage sites

Designated natural and cultural sites internationally recognized as of outstanding importance.
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As part of Dubai Municipality's commitment to making Dubai Creek a world heritage site, it will also submit a report on which historical buildings will be conserved and renovated.
The display is at Durham University's Palace Green Library, part of Durham world heritage site. It spotlights Durham University's link with another world heritage site more than 4,000 miles away at Lumbini in Nepal.
LIVERPOOL council leader Joe Anderson has appealed to Unesco inspectors to trust the city to look after its world heritage site.
The St Lucia National Trust and the St Lucia Archaeological and Historical Society have condemned the "illegal construction" of a villa complex at Beau Estate in the Pitons Management Area (PMA) in Soufriere, and are calling on the government to take immediate action to cease developments damaging to this World Heritage site, reports Caribbean Net News Aug.
''We are...confident there is no obstacle to the inscription of the temple as a World Heritage site because it is known worldwide that Preah Vihear belongs to Cambodia through the judgment by the International Court in 1962,'' he said.
Making the Jewellery Quarter a World Heritage Site would bring "millions" into Birmingham's economy in increased trade and tourism, it has been claimed.
HADRIAN'S Wall is to be renamed Frontiers of the Roman Empire Trans-national World Heritage Site.
Other possibilities, including a cut-and-cover tunnel near Stonehenge Bottom and alternative access routes to the north or south of the site, were deemed unacceptable since each posed a threat to the archaeology of the World Heritage Site or because they failed to adhere to the aims of the World Heritage Site Management Plan.
FIVE derelict gasometers could be listed as a World Heritage Site - like Venice, the Taj Mahal or the Pyramids.
The Perak government is upbeat about its Royal Belum State Park in Gerik being Malaysia's new entry to the Unesco World Heritage Site list.

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