"We are not makers of history. We are made by history."

Martin Luther King Jr.

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A World Heritage Site is a place that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance. The list is maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 UNESCO member states which are elected by the General Assembly.


Note: All site names are as given in the World Heritage List of the UNESCO.