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10 Countries With Most Natural Heritage Sites

A site is referred to as a World Heritage Site when it is listed by the United Nations UNESCO organization as a special cultural or physical significance. As of 2015, there are 1031 heritage sites: 802 are cultural, 197 are natural and 32 are mixed properties. The following is a list of the countries that have the most natural heritage sites...

10 States With The Most National Parks In The United States

The United States has 59 protected areas known as national parks that are operated by the National Park Service. These parks aren’t spread evenly among the 50 states and the US territories. Before you is a list of the 13 states that have the most national parks (at least 2 parks) within their borders (here’s another list of the most...

10 Most Popular Amusement Parks In The World

This list contains the most popular amusement parks in the world, ranked by the number of visitors per year. Surprisingly, the list contains 6 parks in the United States, 4 of which are in the same Resort in Florida. Japan comes second with 3 parks in the list, and France is represented in the list with a single park 1. Magic Kingdom, Walt...

10 Most Visited National Parks In The United States

The United States has 59 national parks. The national parks are protected areas operated by the National Park Service. Below is a list of the 10 most visited national parks in 2012 1. Great Smoky Mountains National Park – 9 million visitors. With more than 9 million visitors per year, the Great Smoky Mountains national park is the most...

10 Most Famous Urban Parks In The World

An urban park, city park, municipal park or public park are all synonyms for a park located within a city to offer recreation and green space to residents and visitors of the city. Urban parks typically include playgrounds, gardens, hiking, running and biking trails, public fitness equipment, sports fields and courts, picnic facilities and...

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