The Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape
Location: Northern Cape Province. Declared a World Heritage Site in June 2007
World heritage in South Africa
South Africa is home to eight of the world's official heritage sites, as determined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation's (UNESCO) World Heritage Committee.
The committee seeks to encourage the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of "outstanding value to humanity".