List of World Heritage Sites in Azerbaijan

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Sites are places of importance to cultural or natural heritage as described in the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, established in 1972. Below is the list and the tentative list of sites in Azerbaijan. (For the criteria see the Selection criteria.)

World Heritage Sites

Site Image Location Year listed UNESCO data Description
Walled City of Baku with Shirvanshah's Palace and Maiden Tower Baku 2000 958; iv (cultural) [1]
Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape Garadagh District and Absheron District 2007 1076; iii (natural) [2]
Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan’s Palace Sheki 2019 1549; ii, v (cultural) [3]

Tentative list

Name Date[4] Criteria Coordinates Image
Baku Stage Mountain30/09/1998VIII, IX40°20′35″N 49°50′45″E
Binegadi 4th Period Fauna and Flora Deposit)30/09/1998VIII, IX40°15′50″N 49°45′55″E
Lok-Batan Mud Cone30/09/1998VII,VIII,IX40°20′50″N 49°45′55″E
Hyrkan State Reserve30/09/1998VII,X38°30′34″N 48°45′50″E
Ordubad Historical and Architectural Reserve24/10/2001I,IV,V38°54′N 46°1′E
Surakhany, Atashgyakh (Fire - Worshippers, Temple - Museum at Surakhany)30/09/1998I,III40°24′55.59″N 50°0′31.00″E
Susha Historical and Architectural Reserve24/10/2001I,IV,V,VI39°32′N 46°07′E
The Caspian Shore Defensive Constructions24/10/2001
The Mausoleums of Nakhichevan30/09/1998I,IV

References and notes

  1. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/958
  2. http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1076
  3. Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Historic Centre of Sheki with the Khan's Palace". UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Retrieved 2019-07-09.
  4. Date is the inscription date for the main list and submission date for the tentative list
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