World Heritage Site

A site/property inscribed on the World Heritage List, which has outstanding universal value and meets the conditions of authenticity and integrity.  The World Heritage property includes within its borders all of the attributes that are recognized as being of outstanding universal value.

(Source: UNESCO World Heritage Commission, “Presentation of the Results of the International Expert Meeting on World Heritage and Buffer Zones,” Paper prepared for the 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee, Quebec, City, July 2-10, 2008).