Selection is based on ten criteria: six for cultural heritage (i–vi) and four for natural heritage (vii–x).
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In Oceania there are 7 cultural, 19 natural and 5 mixed sites.
The list comprises a number of sites for which the state party is outside the region, but the site itself is located in Oceania; this includes sites belonging to Chile (Rapa Nui National Park), France (Lagoons of New Caledonia and Taputapuātea), the United Kingdom (Henderson Island), and the United States (Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Papahānaumokuākea).