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Natural World Heritage Sites of India on Stamps

19 Jun 2020  Fri

India Post issued a set of 5 stamps and 1 miniature sheet containing all 5 stamps on 16 March 2020 on the subject of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in India.

UNESCO World Heritage Convention was established in 1972 for recognizing various sites of cultural and natural importance around the world. After the latest addition to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, India now has 38 World Heritage Sites, which makes India the country with the sixth largest number of World Heritage Sites in the world.

This is the second in a series and concentrates on natural sites and depicts wildlife found in those sites. They feature Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Parks, Western Ghats, Manas Wildlife Sanctuary, Great Himalayan National Park on the stamps denominated wither Rs.5 or Rs. 12.

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