BRICS Host Gulangyu Islet Receives World Heritage Site Certificate

September 7, 2017  Editor: Jane Wang
BRICS Host Gulangyu Islet Receives World Heritage Site Certificate

View of the Gulangyu Islet from the dock. [Xinhua] 

 

The director general of UNESCO has issued a world heritage certificate for BRICS host Gulangyu Islet in Xiamen, China. 

Gulangyu Islet is China's fifty-second World Heritage site, and China has the largest number of World Heritage sites. A series of pictures of the site BRICs world heritage exhibition is also being exhibited on this island.

A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by the United Nations, specifically by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Sites are selected on the basis of having cultural, historical, scientific or some other form of significance, and they are legally protected by international treaties. UNESCO regards these sites as being important to the collective interests of humanity. 

(Source: China Plus)

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