Japan accepted the UNESCO World Heritage Convention on 30 June 1992.
As of July 2017, twenty-one properties have been inscribed on the World Heritage List: seventeen cultural sites and four natural sites.
A further eight sites and one site extension have been submitted for future inscription and are currently on the Tentative List as of 2017.
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