UNESCO - The World Heritage List
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The World Heritage Committee has inscribed the following properties on the World Heritage List:
Turkey - Istanbul / Istambul / Estambul: Suleymaniye camii / at Suleyman mosque at sunset - Historic Areas of Istanbul, Unesco World Heritage site (photo by J.Wreford) 1985 Historic Areas of Istanbul 1988 Xanthos-Letoon
Turkey - Cappadocia - Goreme (Nevsehir province): fairy chimneys III -  Göreme National Park - Unesco world heritage site (photo by R.Wallace) 1985 Göreme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia Turkey - Heiropolis / Pamukkale (Denizli province): theatre - Unesco world heritage site (photo by R.Wallace) 1988 Hierapolis-Pamukkale
1985 Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi Turkey - Safranbolu (UNESCO world heritage site - Zonguldak Province)  (photo by A.Slobodianik) 1994 City of Safranbolu
Turkey - Hattusa / Hattusha / Hattusas (Bogazkoy - Çorum province): ancient Hittite capital - the Lions' gate - Unesco world heritage site (photo by Alejandro Slobodianik) 1986 Hattusha Turkey - Troy / Troia / Truva (Çanakkale province): modern version of Menelaus horse - Troyan horse / Trojan horse - cavalo de Troia - Unesco world heritage site (photo by J.Kaman) 1998 Archaeological Site of Troy
Turkey - Mt. Nemrut / Nemrut Dagi / Mount Nimrod - Karadut village - Kurdistan (Adiyaman province): a King's head toppled by the earthquakes - Unesco world heritage site  (photo by Consuelo le Mire) 1987 Nemrut Dag

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.

source: www.unesco.org

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