ADVANTURE OF KARAKUM DESERT

The Karakum Desert is a vast arid land expanse located in Central Asia mainly situated in Turkmenistan covering more than 80% of this country

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES

UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN TURKMENISTAN

The list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Turkmenistan

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 Turkmenistan.

Main list
1. Kunya-Urgench, 2005, Dashoguz Velayat (Province)
2. Parthian Fortresses of Nisa, 2007, Akhal Velayat
3. State Historical and Cultural Park “Ancient Merv”, 1999, Mary Velayat

Tentative list
4. Dehistan / Mishrian, 1998, Balkan Velayat
5. Badhyz State Nature Reserve, 2009, Mary and Akhal Velayats,
6. Sünt-Hasardag Nature Reserve, 2009, Balkan Velayat
7. Dinosaurs and Caves of Koytendag, 2009, Lebap Velayat
8. Repetek Biosphere State Reserve, 2009, Lebap Velayat
9. Amyderýa Nature Reserve, 2009, Lebap Velayat
10. Hazar State Nature Reserve, 2009, Balkan Velayat
11. Silk Roads Sites in Turkmenistan, 2010

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