22 February 2018

#1542 Poland

The osiedle Old City (PolishOsiedle Stare Miasto) is the oldest historic district of the city of Zamość. It is one of World Heritage Sites in Poland (added in 1992). According to UNESCO, this monument value lies in it being "an outstanding example of a Renaissance planned town of the late 16th century, which retains its original layout and fortifications and a large number of buildings of particular interest, blending Italian and Central European architectural traditions.". The Medieval Town has an area of 75 ha and a buffer zone of 200 ha.

The district was named one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments (Pomnik historii), as designated September 16, 1994. Its listing is maintained by the National Heritage Board of Poland.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1992

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Sent on: February 19, 2018
Received on: February 22, 2018

21 February 2018

#1541 Laos

Louangphabang(Laoຫລວງພະບາງ) or Luang Phabang, commonly transliterated into Western languages from the pre-1975 Lao spelling ຫຼວງພຣະບາງ (ຣ = silent r) as Luang Prabang, literally meaning "Royal Buddha Image", is a city in north central Laos, consisting of 58 adjacent villages, of which 33 comprise the UNESCO Town Of Luang Prabang World Heritage Site. It was listed in 1995 for unique and "remarkably" well preserved architectural, religious and cultural heritage, a blend of the rural and urban developments over several centuries, including the French colonial influences during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1995

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Sent on: February 2, 2018
Received on: February 21, 2018

#1540 Laos

Laos (LaoລາວFrenchLaos), officially the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao: ສາທາລະນະລັດ ປະຊາທິປະໄຕ ປະຊາຊົນລາວ, Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon LaoFrenchRépublique démocratique populaire lao), commonly referred to by its colloquial name of Muang Lao (Lao: ເມືອງລາວ, Muang Lao), is a landlocked country in the heart of the Indochinese peninsula of Mainland Southeast Asia, bordered by Myanmar (Burma) and China to the northwest, Vietnam to the east, Cambodia to the southwest and Thailand to the west and southwest.

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Sent on: February 2, 2018
Received on: February 21, 2018

#1539 Austria

Maria Alm parish church.

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Sent on: February 15, 2018
Received on: February 19, 2018

#1538 Canada

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Received on: February 19, 2018

#1537 Estonia - Netherlands - France - Azerbaijan - Moldova

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Received on: February 19, 2018

#1536 Malaysia

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Sent on: January 22, 2018
Received on: February 19, 2018