Okavango Delta: UNESCO’s 1,000th World Heritage Site

UNESCO has inscribed the Okavango Delta in Botswana on its World Heritage Site List. It is the 1,000th site to be bestowed with this status.

Okavango Delta

Location: Northwest Botswana, Africa on Okavango River

The delta has rich biodiversity and is home to cheetah, white rhinoceros, black rhinoceros, African wild dog and lion – all of which are endangered. Around 24 species of globally-threatened birds can also be seen in the delta.

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