United nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco has recognized 32 sites in india as the world heritage sites in which 25 are cultural while other 7 are the natural sites. Ajanta caves 2053 n 7575 e the buddhist caves at ajanta contain some of indias most magnificent paintings.
This means these world heritage sites in india are considered to be of immense cultural and natural importance in the world.
World heritage sites india map. Maps of heritage sites in india. The dimensions of the map are 78cm by 50cm 31 in. Unesco identifies world heritage sites as places that belong to all the peoples of the world irrespective of the territory on which they are located.
72 dpi file is 1200 pixel wide and 300 dpi file is 2690 pixel wide height of the map is proportional to width. World heritage list wall map. Ashoka trust india to receive 2019 unesco sultan qaboos prize for environmental conservation monday 18 november 2019 seven cultural sites inscribed on unescos world heritage list saturday 6 july 2019 kolkata recommendation adopted for global strategy in south asia tuesday 19 march 2019.
How many unesco world heritage sites in india. The united nations educational scientific and cultural organization unesco world heritage sites are important places of cultural or natural heritage as described in the unesco world heritage convention established in 1972. Total number of unesco world heritage site in india is 38 1 mixed 7 natural and 30 cultural.
Until the end of 2004 world heritage sites were selected on the basis of six cultural and four natural criteria. These include 30 cultural sites seven natural sites and one mixed. List of unesco world heritage sites in india updated.
Ai eps and layered pdf are vector files. Excellent sculpture and magnificent architecture are evident in these culture sites. India world heritage sites map.
Size of the map. A large format full colour map is available in english french and spanish. The world heritage list in other formats.
Map showing the location of heritage sites with state boundaries. The 29 caves were excavated beginning around 200 bc but they were abandoned in 650 ad in favour of ellora. Or see a map of all world heritage sites.
There are 38 world heritage sites located in india. World heritage sites in india. Five of the caves were temples and 24 were.
World heritage list in rss world heritage list in xml. Get the list and detailed information about world heritage sites in india. Contentsshow statewise list of world heritage.
This is a list of unesco world heritage sites in india. There are twenty nine world heritage sites in india. These sites are on the list maintained by the international world heritage programme administered by the unesco world heritage committee.