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UNESCO formally inducted eight new sites into its world heritage list. Melaka and George Town, historic cities of the Straits of Malacca (Malaysia); Kuk Early Agricultural Site (Papua New Guinea); Stari Grad Plain (Croatia); Fortifications of Vauban (France); Berlin Modernism Housing Estates (Germany); Mantua and Sabbioneta; San Marino Historic Centre and Mount Titano (San Marino); and the Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area (Slovakia) were all voted in during UNESCO’s meeting in Quebec City last week. Friends of World Heritage has more.

(Image: UNESCO / Milos Dudas The Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of Carpathian Mountain Area)

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