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{15.04.2021: UNESCO approves creation of new UK-backed International Geodiversity Day} - {29.03.2021: L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards open for applications} - {15.03.2021: Cornwall World Heritage Site launches new world-leading sustainable development management plan}
{15.04.2021: UNESCO approves creation of new UK-backed International Geodiversity Day} - {29.03.2021: L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards open for applications} - {15.03.2021: Cornwall World Heritage Site launches new world-leading sustainable development management plan}

The United Kingdom’s UNESCO Sites cover 12% of the country

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12% of the UK is UNESCO protected

25,000 km2 across the UK covered

64 physical UNESCO sites

£150 Million generated in annual revenue to the UK

174 Designations in the UK

32 UNESCO World Heritage Sites