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UNESCO names 18 new Global Geoparks

UNESCO’s Executive Board has endorsed the addition of 18 sites to the UNESCO Global Geoparks network. This brings the total number of geoparks to 195 in 48 countries. Two UNESCO Member States join the network: New Zealand and the Philippines.


  • Caçapava UNESCO Global Geopark, BRAZIL

  • Quarta Colônia UNESCO Global Geopark, BRAZIL

  • Lavreotiki UNESCO Global Geopark, GREECE

  • Ijen UNESCO Global Geopark, INDONESIA

  • Maros Pangkep UNESCO Global Geopark, INDONESIA

  • Merangin Jambi UNESCO Global Geopark, INDONESIA

  • Raja Ampat UNESCO Global Geopark, INDONESIA

  • Aras UNESCO Global Geopark, IRAN

  • Tabas UNESCO Global Geopark, IRAN

  • Hakusan Tedorigawa UNESCO Global Geopark, JAPAN

  • Kinabalu UNESCO Global Geopark, MALAYSIA

  • Waitaki Whitestone UNESCO Global Geopark, NEW ZEALAND

  • Sunnhordland UNESCO Global Geopark, NORWAY

  • Bohol Island UNESCO Global Geopark, PHILIPPINES

  • Jeonbuk West Coast UNESCO Global Geopark, REPUBLIC OF KOREA

  • Cabo Ortegal UNESCO Global Geopark, SPAIN

  • Khorat UNESCO Global Geopark, THAILAND

  • Mourne Gullion Strangford UNESCO Global Geopark, UNITED KINGDOM of Great Britain and Northern IRELAND More informations: https://www.unesco.org/en/articles/unesco-names-18-new-global-geoparks?hub=67817&fbclid=IwAR2EXwo4YBhnj6coTvJTV2UYZmMeFRYqyPwE9EoT1UKR7odreQ2t5l86M9Q






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