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The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the following properties on the World Heritage List:
1987 Sian Ka'an 1996 Historic Monuments Zone of Querétaro
Mexico - Chiapas - Palenque (Chiapas): Mayan pyramid II - Unesco world heritage site  (photo by A.Caudron) 1987 Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque Mexico - Jalisco state - Guadalajara - Hospicio Cabanas - UNESCO world heritage site - photo by G.Frysinger 1997 Hospicio Cabañas, Guadalajara
Mexico City: at the Metropolitan Cathedral / Catedral Metropolitana - Zocalo - architect: Lorenzo Rodríguez - Unesco world heritage (photo by M.Torres) 1987 Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco Mexico - Tlacotalpan  (estado de Veracruz-Llave): the Cathedral - Unesco world heritage (photo by A.Caudron) 1998 Historic Monuments Zone of Tlacotalpan
Mexico - Teotihacan (near Acolman, Mexico state): Pyramid of the Sun - Avenue of the Dead / Piramide del Sol - Avenida de los Muertos (photo by M.Torres) 1987 Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan 1998 Archeological Zone of Paquimé, Casas Grandes
Mexico - Monte Albán: ball court - Unesco world heritage (photo by A.Caudron) 1987 Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Alban 1999 Historic Fortified Town of Campeche
Mexico - Puebla de los Angeles / PBC : Façade - Unesco world heritage site (photo by M.Torres) 1987 Historic Centre of Puebla 1999 Archaeological Monuments Zone of Xochicalco
San Miguel de Allende (Guanajuato): Parroquia San Miguel Arcángel -  view from Julie Shaw's roof garden - Unesco world heritage site (photo by R.Ziff) 1988 Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines 2002 Ancient Maya City of Calakmul, Campeche
Mexico - Chichén Itza (Yucatán): pirámide de Kukulkan / Kukulkan pyramid - Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza - Unesco world heritage site (photo by A.Caudron) 1988 Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen-Itza 2003 Franciscan Missions in the Sierra Gorda of Querétaro
1991 Historic Centre of Morelia 2004 Luis Barragán House and Studio (Mexico City)
1992 El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City Mexico - Bahia De Los Angeles (Baja California): sunset (photo by G.Friedman) 2005  Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California
1993 Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino 25  Mexico - Jalisco state - Tequila - agave field - UNESCO world heritage - Blue Agave, tequila agave, Agave tequilana - succulent plant - photo by G.Frysinger 2006 Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
1993 Historic Centre of Zacatecas 2007 Central University City Campus of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)
1993 Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco 2008 Protective town of San Miguel and the Sanctuary of Jesús de Nazareno de Atotonilco
1994 Earliest 16th-Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl 2008 Monarch Butterfly biosphere Reserve
Mexico - Uxmal (Yucatán):  Claustro de las monjas / nun's cloister (photo by Angel Hernández) 1996 Prehispanic Town of Uxmal 2010 Camino Real de Tierra Adentro
2010 Prehistoric Caves of Yagul and Mitla in the Central Valley of Oaxaca

The World Heritage List was established under terms of The Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage adopted in November 1972 at the 17th General Conference of UNESCO.

The Convention states that a World Heritage Committee "will establish, keep up-to-date and publish" a World Heritage List of cultural and natural properties, submitted by the States Parties and considered to be of outstanding universal value.

One of the main responsibilities of this Committee is to provide technical co-operation under the World Heritage Fund for the safeguarding of World Heritage properties to States Parties whose resources are insufficient.

States Parties can request international assistance under the Fund for the preparation of tentative lists and nomination forms, expert missions, training of specialized staff, and supply of equipment when appropriate; they can also apply for long-term loans and, in special cases, non-repayable grants. Requests must concern work necessary for the preservation of cultural or natural sites included in the World Heritage List or assistance to national or regional training centres.

Emergency assistance is also available under the Fund in the case of properties severely damaged by specific natural or man-made disasters or threatened with imminent destruction.

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