Countries with most number of UNESCO World Heritage sites; Panchali Dey; Times of India

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Italy and China take away all the limelight as the countries with the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. But, do you know which other countries also boast of a significant number of such prominent sites?Well, here we are with the list of countries that are home to a big number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. How many did you know of?

Source: Countries with most number of UNESCO World Heritage sites

Stakeholders hail recovery of Sukur, Africa’s leading heritage landscape; Onimisi Alao, Yola; Nation Online Nigeria

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Volunteers on Friday concluded a three-day tour of world acclaimed Sukur Cultural Heritage Landscape in Madagali local government area of Adamawa State.The tour is coming at the end of a programme launched in 2020 to restore the site after it was dealt a crippling blow by Boko Haram insurgents in 2017, 18 years after it was listed as a cultural site of global reckon by the United Nations Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Source: Stakeholders hail recovery of Sukur, Africa’s leading heritage landscape

Green Heritage week to be held in Hanoi on Nov 21-25; VietnamPlus

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The Green Heritage Cultural and Tourism Week will take place at the Vietnam Exhibition Centre for Culture and Arts in Hanoi from November 21-25 as one of the activities celebrating Vietnam’s Culture Heritage Day, according to the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Source: Green Heritage week to be held in Hanoi on Nov 21-25 | Culture – Sports | Vietnam+ (VietnamPlus)

The oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world; Stars Insider

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There are many ancient cities, but not all of them have been continuously inhabited ever since the first settlements. Several cities, however, have been populated for millennia, and it seems like they’re not going anywhere anytime soon. Most of them are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, but some are sadly at risk of disappearing. In this gallery, we bring you some of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Click on to learn all about them.

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