The ancient Iranian city of Yazd, a sacred Japanese island where women are not allowed and Greenland's sub-arctic farming landscape Kujataa were among the 21 sites included inUNESCO's World Heritage List at a session in Krakow.
Other sites located in Poland, Russia, French Polynesia, United Kingdom and Germany where added to the list.
An ancient shrine in the occupied West Bank was declared a Palestinian heritage site, prompting Israel to further cut its funding to the United Nations.
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UNESCO designated Hebron and the two adjoined shrines at its heart - the Jewish Tomb of the Patriarchs and the Muslim Ibrahimi Mosque - a "Palestinian World Heritage Site in Danger".
Asmara: a Modernist City of Africa, Eritrea
Assumption Cathedral and Monastery of the town-island of Sviyazhsk, Russian Federation
Caves and Ice Age Art in the Swabian Jura, Germany
Hebron/Al-Khalil Old Town, Palestine
Historic City of Ahmadabad, India
Historic City of Yazd, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Kujataa Greenland: Norse and Inuit Farming at the Edge of the Ice Cap, Denmark
Kulangsu: a Historic International Settlement, China
Mbanza Kongo, Vestiges of the Capital of the former Kingdom of Kongo, Angola
Sacred Island of Okinoshima and Associated Sites in the Munakata Region, Japan
Tarnowskie Góry Lead-Silver-Zinc Mine and its Underground Water Management System, Poland
Temple Zone of Sambor Prei Kuk, Archaeological Site of Ancient Ishanapura, Cambodia
The English Lake District, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Valongo Wharf Archaeological Site, Brazil
Venetian Works of Defence between 16th and 17th centuries: Stato da Terra – western Stato da Mar, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro
Khomani Cultural Landscape, South Africa
Landscapes of Dauria, Mongolia, Russian Federation
Los Alerces National Park, Argentina
Qinghai Hoh Xil, China