68915 WDPA ID
169.71 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Japan


  • Original Name 白神山地
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1993
  • Sublocation JP-05, JP-02
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Ministry of the Environment
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (ix)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Shirakami-Sanchi from the World Database on Protected Areas, March 2023. Available at: