Since the adoption of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, some 900 sites around the world have been given the World Heritage classification. France is home to 35 of them.
The medieval city of Albi in south-western France and the French Island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean were listed as World Heritage sites by UNESCO, the UN's cultural organisation, this year.
Of the total 35 World Heritage sites in France, 32 are cultural and three are natural. For more detail click on the name of the site on the map below.
Date created : 2010-08-04