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List of World Heritage Sites in Slovakia

Below is a list of World Heritage Sites that lie totally or partially in Slovakia.

  * Trans-border site
Site Image Location Criteria Area
ha (acre)
Year Description Refs
Bardejov Bardejov, Bardejov District, Prešov Region,  Slovakia
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
2000 [1]
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst Rožňava and Spišská Nová Ves Districts, Košice Region  Slovakia* and Northern Hungary,  Hungary*
Natural:
(vii)
700456651000000000056,651 (139,990); buffer zone 86,797 (214,480) 1995[nb 1] [2][3]
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity Banská Štiavnica and Banská Štiavnica District, Banská Bystrica Region,  Slovakia
Cultural:
(iv), (v)
700420632000000000020,632 (50,980); buffer zone 62,128 (153,520) 1993 [4]
Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments Prešov and Košice Regions,  Slovakia
Cultural:
(iv)
70031351000000000001,351 (3,340); buffer zone 12,581 (31,090) 1993[nb 2] [5]
Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Brandenburg, Thuringia, Hesse,  Germany*, Prešov Region,  Slovakia* and Zakarpattia Oblast,  Ukraine*
Natural:
(ix)
2007[nb 3] [6][7]
Vlkolínec Ružomberok District, Žilina Region,  Slovakia
Cultural:
(iv), (v)
70004900000000000004.90 (12.1); buffer zone 321 (790) 1993 [8]
Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area Košice, Banská Bystrica, Žilina and Prešov Regions,  Slovakia
Cultural:
(iii), (iv)
70002560000000000002.56 (6.3); buffer zone 90 (220) 2008 [9]

Notes

  1. ^ Extended in 2000 to include the Dobšinská Ice Cave and modification of boundaries in 2008: increase of property at Esztramos Hill from 107.2 (265) to 195 (480) and establishment of a 28,000 (69,000) buffer zone on the Hungarian side.
  2. ^ Extended in 2009 to include Levoča and the Work of Master Paul in Spiš and name change from Spišský Hrad and its associated cultural monuments to the present name.
  3. ^ Extended in 2011 to include the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany and name change from Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians to the present name.

References

Notes
  1. ^ "Bardejov".  
  2. ^ "Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst".  
  3. ^ "Decision - 32COM 8B.48 - Examination of nominations and minor modifications to the boundaries of naturel, mixed and cultural properties to the World Heritage List - Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst (HUNGARY / SLOVAKIA)".  
  4. ^ "Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity".  
  5. ^ "Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments".  
  6. ^ "Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany".  
  7. ^ "IUCN Evaluations of Nominations of Natural and Mixed Properties to the World Heritage List" (PDF).  
  8. ^ "Vlkolínec".  
  9. ^ "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area".  
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