Ranking of Countries by World Heritage Sites

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In this site you will find a Ranking of Countries according to their World Heritage Sites in total designated by UNESCO.

At the moment there are a total of 1,154 World Heritage Sites located in 167 States Parties (countries that have adhered to the World Heritage Convention) of which 897 are cultural, 218 are natural and 39 are mixed properties.

The countries have been divided by the World Heritage Committee into five geographic zones: Africa, Arab States, Asia and the Pacific, Europe and North America, and Latin America and the Caribbean.

Source: UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) (September 2022).

RankCountryTotal sitesUNESCO Region
1 Italy58Europe and North AmericaShow more
2 China56Asia and the PacificShow more
3 Germany51Europe and North AmericaShow more
4 France49Europe, North AmericaShow more
5 Spain49Europe and North AmericaShow more
6 India40Asia and the PacificShow more
7 Mexico35Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
8 United Kingdom33Europe and North AmericaShow more
9 Russia30Europe and North AmericaShow more
10 Iran26Asia and the PacificShow more
11 Japan25Asia and the PacificShow more
12 United States24Europe and North AmericaShow more
13 Brazil23Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
14 Australia20Asia and the PacificShow more
15 Canada20Europe and North AmericaShow more
16 Turkey19Europe and North AmericaShow more
17 Greece18Europe and North AmericaShow more
18 Poland17Europe and North AmericaShow more
19 Portugal17Europe and North AmericaShow more
20 Czech Republic16Europe and North AmericaShow more
21 Belgium15Europe and North AmericaShow more
22 South Korea15Asia and the PacificShow more
23 Sweden15Europe and North AmericaShow more
24 Peru13Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
25 Switzerland13Europe and North AmericaShow more
26 Austria12Europe and North AmericaShow more
27 Netherlands12Europe and North AmericaShow more
28 Argentina11Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
29 Bulgaria10Europe and North AmericaShow more
30 Croatia10Europe and North AmericaShow more
31 Denmark10Europe and North AmericaShow more
32 South Africa10AfricaShow more
33 Colombia9Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
34 Cuba9Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
35 Ethiopia9AfricaShow more
36 Indonesia9Asia and the PacificShow more
37 Israel9Europe and North America[5]Show more
38 Morocco9Arab StatesShow more
39 Romania9Europe and North AmericaShow more
40 Hungary8Europe and North AmericaShow more
41 Norway8Europe and North AmericaShow more
42 Slovakia8Europe and North AmericaShow more
43 Sri Lanka8Asia and the PacificShow more
44 Tunisia8Arab StatesShow more
45 Vietnam8Asia and the PacificShow more
46 Algeria7Arab StatesShow more
47 Bolivia7Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
48 Chile7Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
49 Egypt7Arab StatesShow more
50 Finland7Europe and North AmericaShow more
51 Kenya7AfricaShow more
52 Senegal7AfricaShow more
53 Tanzania7AfricaShow more
54 Ukraine7Europe and North AmericaShow more
55 Iraq6Arab StatesShow more
56 Jordan6Arab StatesShow more
57 Pakistan6Asia and the PacificShow more
58 Philippines6Asia and the PacificShow more
59 Saudi Arabia6Arab StatesShow more
60 Syria6Arab StatesShow more
61 Thailand6Asia and the PacificShow more
62 Côte d'Ivoire5AfricaShow more
63 Democratic Republic of the Congo5AfricaShow more
64 Ecuador5Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
65 Kazakhstan5Asia and the PacificShow more
66 Lebanon5Arab StatesShow more
67 Libya5Arab StatesShow more
68 Mongolia5Asia and the PacificShow more
69 Oman5Arab StatesShow more
70 Panama5Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
71 Serbia5Europe and North AmericaShow more
72 Slovenia5Europe and North AmericaShow more
73 Uzbekistan5Asia and the PacificShow more
74 Zimbabwe5AfricaShow more
75 Albania4Europe and North AmericaShow more
76 Belarus4Europe and North AmericaShow more
77 Bosnia and Herzegovina4Europe and North AmericaShow more
78 Costa Rica4Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
79 Georgia4Europe and North AmericaShow more
80 Lithuania4Europe and North AmericaShow more
81 Malaysia4Asia and the PacificShow more
82 Mali4AfricaShow more
83 Montenegro4Europe and North AmericaShow more
84 Nepal4Asia and the PacificShow more
85 Yemen4Arab StatesShow more
86 Armenia3Europe and North AmericaShow more
87 Azerbaijan3Europe and North AmericaShow more
88 Bahrain3Arab StatesShow more
89 Bangladesh3Asia and the PacificShow more
90 Burkina Faso3AfricaShow more
91 Cambodia3Asia and the PacificShow more
92 Cyprus3Europe and North AmericaShow more
93 Guatemala3Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
94 Iceland3Europe and North AmericaShow more
95 Kyrgyzstan3Asia and the PacificShow more
96 Laos3Asia and the PacificShow more
97 Madagascar3AfricaShow more
98 Malta3Arab StatesShow more
99 New Zealand3Asia and the PacificShow more
100 Niger3AfricaShow more
101 Palestine3Arab StatesShow more
102 Sudan3Arab StatesShow more
103 Turkmenistan3Asia and the PacificShow more
104 Uganda3AfricaShow more
105 Uruguay3Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
106 Venezuela3Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
107 Afghanistan2Asia and the PacificShow more
108 Benin2AfricaShow more
109 Botswana2AfricaShow more
110 Cameroon2AfricaShow more
111 Central African Republic2AfricaShow more
112 Chad2AfricaShow more
113 Estonia2Europe and North AmericaShow more
114 Gabon2AfricaShow more
115 Gambia2AfricaShow more
116 Ghana2AfricaShow more
117 Honduras2Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
118 Ireland2Europe and North AmericaShow more
119 Latvia2Europe and North AmericaShow more
120 Malawi2AfricaShow more
121 Mauritania2Arab StatesShow more
122 Mauritius2AfricaShow more
123 Myanmar2Asia and the PacificShow more
124 Namibia2AfricaShow more
125 Nicaragua2Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
126 Nigeria2AfricaShow more
127 North Korea2Asia and the PacificShow more
128 North Macedonia2Europe and North AmericaShow more
129 Seychelles2AfricaShow more
130 Suriname2Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
131 Tajikistan2Asia and the PacificShow more
132 Vatican City2Europe and North AmericaShow more
133 Andorra1Europe and North AmericaShow more
134 Angola1AfricaShow more
135 Antigua and Barbuda1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
136 Barbados1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
137 Belize1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
138 Cape Verde1AfricaShow more
139 Congo1AfricaShow more
140 Dominica1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
141 Dominican Republic1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
142 El Salvador1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
143 Eritrea1AfricaShow more
144 Fiji1Asia and the PacificShow more
145 Guinea1AfricaShow more
146 Haiti1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
147 Jamaica1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
148Jerusalem (proposed by Jordan)1Show more
149 Kiribati1Asia and the PacificShow more
150 Lesotho1AfricaShow more
151 Luxembourg1Europe and North AmericaShow more
152 Marshall Islands1Asia and the PacificShow more
153 Moldova1Europe and North AmericaShow more
154 Micronesia1Asia and the PacificShow more
155 Mozambique1AfricaShow more
156 Palau1Asia and the PacificShow more
157 Papua New Guinea1Asia and the PacificShow more
158 Paraguay1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
159 Qatar1Arab StatesShow more
160 Saint Kitts and Nevis1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
161 Saint Lucia1Latin America and the CaribbeanShow more
162 San Marino1Europe and North AmericaShow more
163 Singapore1Asia and the PacificShow more
164 Solomon Islands1Asia and the PacificShow more
165 Togo1AfricaShow more
166 United Arab Emirates1Arab StatesShow more
167 Vanuatu1Asia and the PacificShow more
168 Zambia1AfricaShow more