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Write about one such heritage site in your community which has not been included in world heritage site​

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Dear students, A World Heritage Site is a special place that is legally protected under an international convention governed by UNESCO. These sites are chosen based on their cultural, historical, scientific and other significant values, as they possess cultural and natural heritage that is considered to be of great importance to humanity. To qualify as a World Heritage Site, the landmark must be uniquely recognizable, have special cultural or physical significance, and a historical identity. These sites can be anything from ancient ruins, historical buildings or cities, deserts, forests, islands, lakes, monuments, mountains, or wilderness areas. Currently, there are 1,121 World Heritage Sites that exist across 167 countries, which are designated as either cultural, natural, or mixed properties. The top three countries with the most World Heritage Sites are China, Italy (with both having 55), and Spain (with 48). These sites are specifically protected by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 "states parties" elected by their General Assembly. The World Heritage emblem is used to identify these sites, indicating that they are part of the official World Heritage List. The conservation and protection of these sites is intended for practical purposes so that they will remain protected from human, animal trespassing, uncontrolled access or threat from local administrative negligence. The list of these sites is maintained by the international World Heritage Program. This programmed began with the "Convention Concerning the Protection of the World's Cultural and Natural Heritage," adopted by the General Conference of UNESCO in 1972. Since then, 193 states parties have ratified this convention, making it one of the most widely recognized international agreements and the world's most popular cultural programmed. These sites not only represent remarkable human accomplishments but also provide valuable insight into our shared intellectual history and are a source of great natural beauty. Thank you, Your teacher.