In the 1800s, Levuka spent about six decades as the capital of Fiji. During this period the town, located on Ovalau island, was developed by American and European settlers. Buildings from its colonial period remain today.
Other sites inscribed include:
• Red Bay Basque Whaling Station, Canada
• Wooden Tserkvas of the Carpathian region, Poland and Ukraine
• Ancient city of Tauric Chersonese, Ukraine
• Al Zubarah archaeological site, Qatar
• Golestan Palace, Iran