UNESCO adds 25 sites to World Heritage, Manas wildlife Removed

UNESCO has added 25 new places as world heritage sites after may years but bad news for India no new entry from country this year that is not end of pain Manas wildlife sanctuary was also removed from that list. The World Heritage Committee, responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, adds new sites to the list every year. The list now has 936 properties, including 183 natural, 725 cultural and 28 mixed sites. This year, a total of 35 nominations, including natural, cultural and mixed properties have been reviewed by the committee during its 10-day meeting from June 19. Indonesia’s Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra and Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve in Honduras were added to the World Heritage List in Danger, while India’s Manas wildlife sanctuary was removed from that list.
New entries in 2011
   1. Ningaloo Coast Australia
   2. Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison Barbados
   3. West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou China
   4. Coffee Cultural Landscape Colombia
   5. Konso Cultural Landscape Ethiopia
   6. The Causses and Cévennes France
   7. Fagus Factory in Alfeld Germany
   8. The Persian Garden Iran
   9. The Longobards in Italy, Places of Power, 568 - 774 A.D. Italy
  10. Ogasawara Islands Japan
  11. Hiraizumi–Temples, Gardens, Archaeological Sites Representing the Buddhist Pure Land Japan
  12. Wadi Rum Protected Area Jordan
  13. Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley Kenya
  14. Fort Jesus, Mombasa Kenya
  15. Petroglyphs of the Mongolian Altai Mongolia
  16. León Cathedral Nicaragua
  17. Saloum Delta Senegal
  18. Cultural Landscape of the Serra de Tramuntana Spain
  19. Archaeological Sites of the Island of Meroe Sudan
  20. Prehistoric Pile Dwellings around the Alps Switzerland Germany Austria France Italy Slovenia
  21. Ancient villages of Northern Syria Syria
  22. Selimiye Mosque and its social Complex Turkey
  23. Cultural Sites of Al Ain: Hafit, Hili, Bidaa Bint Saud and Oases Areas UAE
  24. The Residence of Bukovinian and Dalmatian Metropolitans Ukraine
  25. Citadel of the Ho Dynasty Vietnam