List of Ramsar sites in Guatemala

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The list of Ramsar Sites in Guatemala includes wetlands in Guatemala that are considered to be of "international importance" under the Ramsar Convention.[1][2][3]

For a full list of all Ramsar Sites worldwide, see the Ramsar list of wetlands of international importance.


List of Ramsar Sites[edit]

Name[2] Location Area (km2) Designated Description Image
Eco-región Lachuá Alta Verapaz
15°53′N 90°40′W / 15.883°N 90.667°W / 15.883; -90.667 (Eco-región Lachuá)
535.23 24 May 2006 Lagunalachuà.JPG
Manchón-Guamuchal San Marcos
14°28′N 92°5′W / 14.467°N 92.083°W / 14.467; -92.083 (Manchón-Guamuchal)
135.00 25 April 1995 One of the last remaining mangrove forest areas on the pacific coast of Guatemala. Manchón Guamuchal, Reserva Biológica, San Marcos.jpg
Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre Petén
17°27′N 90°52′W / 17.450°N 90.867°W / 17.450; -90.867 (Parque Nacional Laguna del Tigre)
3350.80 26 June 1990
Parque Nacional Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo Petén
17°09′N 89°25′W / 17.150°N 89.417°W / 17.150; -89.417 (Parque Nacional Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo)
371.60 2 February 2006
Punta de Manabique Izabal
15°50′N 88°28′W / 15.833°N 88.467°W / 15.833; -88.467 (Punta de Manabique)
1329.00 28 January 2000
Refugio de Vida Silvestre Bocas del Polochic Izabal
15°25′N 89°22′W / 15.417°N 89.367°W / 15.417; -89.367 (Refugio de Vida Silvestre Bocas del Polochic)
212.27 20 March 1996
Reserva de Usos Múltiples Río Sarstún Izabal
15°51′N 88°58′W / 15.850°N 88.967°W / 15.850; -88.967 (Reserva de Usos Múltiples Río Sarstún)
352.02 22 March 2005

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Annotated Ramsar List: Guatemala". ramsar.org. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  2. ^ a b "Ramsar List". Ramsar.org. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Secretariat of the Convention on Wetlands (26 January 2010). "The List of Wetlands of International Importance". conap.org.gt. Retrieved 2011-07-03.