West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord

902489 WDPA ID
1227.12 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Norway


  • Original Name Fjords de l’Ouest de la Norvège – Geirangerfjord et Nærøyfjord
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2005
  • Sublocation NO-14
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (vii)(viii)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

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

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for West Norwegian Fjords – Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord from the World Database on Protected Areas, July 2024. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net