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The United Nations Cultural添柏岚 Organization (UNESCO) meets each year to choose the latest additions to its World Heritage List.

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We’ve put together a list of 10 of the new World Heritage sitVOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 es from across the world.

Yazd, Iran

The ancient city of Yazd, in central Iran, is one of the world’s largest cities of adobe building construction. UNESCO said Yazd is a good example of a desert city using limited resources to survive for thousands of years. The city managed to escape the kind of modernization that has destroyed many similar traditional towns.
Historic City of Yazd, Iran. (S.H. Rashedi/ICHHTO)

Aphrodisias, Turkey

Located in southwestern Turkey, Aphrodisias is known as the city of Aphrodite – the Greek goddess of love. It served as the capital of the ancient Roman province of Caria. The city is known for its many works ocrayon怎样读f sculpture and rich sources of marble.
Aphrodisias: Tetrapylon (Aphrodisias Museum)

Asmara, Eritrhello树先生ea

Asmara is the capital of Eritrea, in northeast Africa. UNESCO called Asmara an unusual example of “early modernist urbanism" in early 20th century Africa.
Asmara: a Modernist City in the African nation of Eritrea. (Asmara Heritage Project)

Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site – Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site is an old stone wharf built for the landing of African slaves in South America beg牧羊曲inning in 1811. UNESCO calls the site “VOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 the most important physical trace of the arrival of AfricVOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 an slaves on the American continent.“
Valongo新生儿湿疹 Wharf Archaeological Site - Stone cooking site. (Camila Agostini)

Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura – Germany

Ancient caves in southwestern Germany’s Swabian Jura date back to the Ice Age. Ancient instruments and carvings made from mammoth ivory were discovered in the caves. Also, a 40,000-year-old figure was discovered that historians say is the oldest known imagVOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 e of a human.
Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura, Germany: Inside view of Bockstein Cave (S. M. Heidenreich/Landesamt fr Denkmalpflege (LAD) im Regierungsprsidium Stuttgart)

English Lake District – United Kingdom

The English Lake District is located in a mountainous胸围 area in no处女座男生rthwest England. Deep valleys formed by glaciers in the I回视钟情ce Age were largely shaped by agricultural activities. Nature and humans created a harmonious comb少ination of mountains and water, UNESCO said.
English Lake District, Ullswater from Gowbarrow. (Nick Bodle)

Taputapuatea – French Polynesia

TaputVOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 apuatea, in French Polynesia, 逯启平is on an island in the South Pacific. It contains a former religious center made up of stone buildings dating back 1,000 years. The island is full of green plant life and stone fo花形敬rmations, surrounded by beautiful blue waters.
Taputapuatea – French Polynesia (P.F. Amar/SCP)

Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Cambodia

In the Khmer language, the name of this ancient temple site in central Cambodia means “the temple in the richness of the forest.“ UNESCO describes some elements as “true masterpieces.“
Sambor Prei Kuk Archaeological Site representing the Cultural Landscape of Ancient Ishanapura - Prasat N15 SE (So Sokun Theary)

Los Alerces Natiohawkednal Park, Argentina

Los Alerces National Park is in the Andes Mountains in soVOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 uthwestern Argentina. Glacial activity over time has created spectacular landscapes and clear water lakes. UNESCO said the area includes protected parts of the Patagonian Forest left in “an almost pristine state.“
Los Alerces National Park: Lake environment with tempe女逼rate Alerce forest. (Ricardo Villalba)

Landscapes of Dauria – Mongolia andVOA慢速英语[教肓报道]10个联合国教科文组织世界遗产-必威体育下载_betway官网_betway官网手机版 Russian Federation

The Landscapes of Dauria are shared between Mongolia and Russia. The area serves as an example of an extreme dry and wet climate creating a wide variety of animals and ecosystems. This produces many different rare and threatened life forms.
Landscapes of Dauria: Caspian Tern and Relic做蛋糕t Gull. (O.Goroshko)

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