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Here are 18 striking photos of UNESCO's five newest natural and cultural World Heritage sites.

Take a look inside the 5 destinations that have just been named UNESCO world heritage sites

According to the organization, the new selections include sites in France, Iceland, Brazil, Burkina Faso, and Iraq.

Ranked: The countries with the tallest people in the world

Everyone knows Icelanders are tall — just look at Hafþór Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on "Game of Thrones" — but are they the world's tallest?
Some of the world's tallest men: Russian Sergey Ilin, 226cm, American Dave Rasmussen, 221cm, and Robert Steven, 219cm, wait at a pedestrian crossing in Paris.

Ranked: The countries with the tallest people in the world

Everyone knows Icelanders are tall — just look at Hafþór Björnsson, who plays "The Mountain" on "Game of Thrones" — but are they the world's tallest?
Mývatn is a protected geothermal area.

An Instagram star is being criticized for driving his car into a protected area of Iceland, getting stuck, then posting a photo

The influencer is facing a backlash for his "disrespectful" actions, but he says he didn't know it was illegal to drive off-road in Iceland.
The Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon was featured as the backdrop for Jon Snow's first dragon flight on "Game of Thrones."

A canyon in Iceland featured on ‘Game of Thrones’ has banned tourists because it could be destroyed by too many visitors

The Environment Agency of Iceland estimates that more than one million tourists have visited the Fjaðrárgljúfur Canyon since 2015.
People ran.

Tourists in Iceland scrambled to escape after a glacier cracked and caused an enormous wave

On Sunday, a glacier collapsed in Iceland. Those who were on a tour of the region with Háfjall were sent scrambling, as the collapse caused a wave.

Wow Air just went bust in yet another blow to the struggling budget airline industry

The 7-year-old Icelandic carrier, known for its bright purple planes and rock-bottom ticket prices, had been struggling with debt.
The wealthy are traveling everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan in 2019.

These are the 15 hottest destinations billionaires are traveling to in 2019

The ultra-rich are investing in travel as a way to signify status — and they're heading everywhere from France and Turkey to India and Japan to do it.
Judith Streng, left, was swept out to sea while posing on a beached iceberg in Iceland this week. On the right is a picture of Diamond Beach, where the incident happened.

A grandmother had to be rescued when the iceberg she was posing for a picture on was swept out to sea

Judith Streng of Texas was posing for a picture on a beached iceberg in Iceland this week when a wave hit and swept her out to sea.
See the Northern Lights without spending a fortune.

Icelandic police say tourists keep crashing because they’re distracted by the Northern Lights

The roads in Iceland can be icy, windy and narrow, and some people are paying more attention to the sky than where they’re driving, police say.