World Heritage in Palau
The World Heritage in Palau (as of 2016) includes a mixed UNESCO World Heritage Site of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. The oceanic island state of Palau joined the World Heritage Convention in 2002, and the only World Heritage site to date was added to the World Heritage List in 2012.
World heritage sites
The following table lists the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Palau in chronological order according to the year of their inclusion in the World Heritage List (K - cultural heritage, N - natural heritage, K / N - mixed, (R) - on the Red List of World Heritage in Danger ).
South lagoon of the Chelbacheb Islands
|2012||K / N||1386||Large lagoon bordered by a dense coral reef south of Palau's main island Babeldaob with the Chelbacheb Islands (Rock Islands)|
The sites that are intended for nomination for inclusion in the World Heritage List are entered in the tentative list . Currently (2016) four sites are entered in the tentative list of Palau, the last entry was made in 2004. The following table lists the sites in chronological order according to the year of their inclusion in the tentative list.
|Ouballang ra Ngebedech||2004||K||1930||Ngebedech terraces|
|Imeong Conservation Area||2004||K / N||1931|
|Yapese quarries||2004||K / N||1932|
|Tet el Bad||2004||K||1933||Stone coffins|
- Palau on the UNESCO World Heritage Center website.