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UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Jordan

Jordan ratified the World Heritage Convention on 5 May, 1975. As of May 2010, it has 3 World Heritage Sites, all in the cultural category. Jordan also has another 16 sites on the World Heritage Tentative List.
  1. Petra
  2. Quseir Amra
  3. Um er-Rasas (Kastrom Mefa'a)

Sites in Jordan on the World Heritage Tentative List

  1. Um el-Jimal (City) (2001)
  2. Al Qastal (Settlement) (2001)
  3. The Sanctuary of Agios Lot, At Deir 'Ain 'Abata (2001)
  4. Shaubak Castle (Montreal) (2001)
  5. Qasr Bshir (a Roman Castellum) (2001)
  6. Pella (Modern Tabaqat Fahil) (2001)
  7. Qasr Al-Mushatta (2001)
  8. The Baptismal Site (Bethany beyond the Jordan) (2001)
  9. Abila City (Modern Qweilbeh) (2001)
  10. Gadara (Modern Um Qeis or Qays) (2001)
  11. Old City of Salt (2004)
  12. Jerash Archaeological City (Ancient Meeting Place of East and West) (2004)
  13. Wadi Rum (2006)
  14. Dana Biosphere Reserve
  15. Azraq (2007)
  16. Mujib Nature Reserve



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