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Kinabalu Park

Kinabalu Park, in the State of Sabah on the northern end of the island of Borneo, is dominated by Mount Kinabalu (4,095 m), the highest mountain between the Himalayas and New Guinea. It has a very wide range of habitats, from rich tropical lowland and hill rainforest to tropical mountain forest, sub-alpine forest and scrub on the higher elevations. It has been designated as a Centre of Plant Diversity for Southeast Asia and is exceptionally rich in species with examples of flora from the Himalayas, China, Australia, Malaysia, as well as pan-tropical flora.

Criteria for inclusion as a World Heritage Site

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ixTo be outstanding examples representing significant on-going ecological and biological processes in the evolution and development of terrestrial, fresh water, coastal and marine ecosystems and communities of plants and animals. All
xTo contain the most important and significant natural habitats for in-situ conservation of biological diversity, including those containing threatened species of outstanding universal value from the point of view of science or conservation. All

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Grave of Võ Thị Sáu 20201123.1kmsite_ao
Sơn Mỹ Memorial 20201294.8kmsite_ao
Lumiang Cave 20201294.8kmsite_ao
Atching Lillian Restaurant 20201082.6kmsite_ao
Barracuda Lake 2019754.2kmsite_ao
Tinago Falls 2019874kmsite_ao
Clay Tunnel in Dalat 20191086.5kmsite_ao
Demon in the Cemetery 20191055kmsite_ao
Sumbiling Eco Village 2019239.9kmsite_ao
Mount Banahaw 20191026.5kmsite_ao
Billionth Barrel Monument 2019302.3kmsite_ao
100 Roofs Cafe 20191088.1kmsite_ao
Cagsawa Ruins 20181101.6kmsite_ao
Tonle Srepok 20181317.2kmsite_ao
Old Diplomat Hotel 20181213.6kmsite_ao
The Tomb of Lê Văn Duyệt 20181190.1kmsite_ao
Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon 20181189.4kmsite_ao
The Former U.S. Embassy to South Vietnam 20181188.4kmsite_ao
Chợ Lớn Mosque 20181191.7kmsite_ao
Tangub City Christmas Symbols Festival 2018824.9kmsite_ao
Cemetery Beach 2018951.2kmsite_ao
Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda 20181191.9kmsite_ao
Saigon Central Post Office 20181189.3kmsite_ao
The Abandoned ‘Disneyland of the Philippines’ 2017987.1kmsite_ao
Londa Burial Caves 20171091.6kmsite_ao
Reunification Palace 20181189.6kmsite_ao
The Unmarked Graves of Paco Cemetery 20181048.2kmsite_ao
Corregidor Island 20171008.5kmsite_ao
Prehistoric Cave Art of Maros Pangkep 20171300.6kmsite_ao
A Vast Collection of WWII Artifacts Unearthed By a Father-Son Duo 2017816.2kmsite_ao
A Beautiful, Long-Hidden Waterfall in the Philippines 2017898.9kmsite_ao
The Venerable Thich Quảng Đức Monument 20181190.4kmsite_ao
Asian-Pacific Sculpture Garden 20171045.2kmsite_ao
The Forgotten War Tunnels of Baguio City 20181215.8kmsite_ao
A Giant Whale Skeleton Worshiped Yearly at Lang Tan Temple 20171294.8kmsite_ao
The Côn Đảo Prison in Vietnam 20181123kmsite_ao
Bui Thi Xuan High School 1190kmsite_brutalism
Philippine Heart Center 1057.4kmsite_brutalism
Cultural Center of the Philippines 19651045.8kmsite_brutalism
Ayala Museum 1047kmsite_brutalism
Tubbataha Reefs Natural Park 1993477.6kmsite_whs
Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras 19951290.6kmsite_whs
Baroque Churches of the Philippines 19931048.1kmsite_whs
Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary 20141070kmsite_whs
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River National Park 1999510.3kmsite_whs
Gunung Mulu National Park 2000293.5kmsite_whs

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About the source: UNESCO

Within UNESCO's broad remit, this specialised agency of the UN works towards international cooperation agreements to secure the world's cultural and natural heritage, designating venues of exceptional value as World Heritage Sites.

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