List of Ramsar Wetland sites in Pakistan

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The Ramsar Convention on Wetland protection has been signed in Ramsar, Iran in 1971.

As of March 2013, there are nineteen Ramsar sites, covering an area of 1,343,627 hectares (3,320,170 acres) in Pakistan.[1]


Ramsar convention wetland sites[edit]

The following is a list of sites protected under this treaty:

Site Code Name[1] District Province Description Image
2PK009 Astola (Haft Talar) Island Balochistan Astola Island.jpg
2PK002 Chashma Barrage Mianwali District Punjab
2PK017 Deh Akro-II Desert Wetland Complex Sindh
2PK007 Drigh Lake Sindh
2PK008 Haleji Lake Sindh
2PK010 Hub Dam Sindh, Balochistan
2PK018 Indus Delta Sindh Indus River Delta.jpg
2PK011 Indus Dolphin Reserve Sindh
2PK012 Jiwani Coastal Wetland Balochistan Jiwani Coastal Wetland 1.jpg
2PK013 Jubho Lagoon Sujawal District Sindh
2PK006 Kinjhar (Kalri) Lake Thatta District Sindh Keenjhar Lake Thatta.jpg
2PK014 Miani Hor Lasbela District Balochistan
2PK015 Nurri Lagoon Badin District Sindh
2PK016 Ormara Turtle Beaches Balochistan
2PK019 Runn of Kutch Sindh
2PK004 Tanda Dam Kohat District North-West Frontier Province Migratory birds from Caspian and Siberia stay here in winters Tanda-001.jpg
2PK003 Taunsa Barrage Muzaffargarh District Punjab
2PK001 Thanedar Wala Bannu District North-West Frontier Province Wetland bird migration route
2PK005 Uchhali Complex Khushab District Punjab

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ramsar List". Ramsar.org. Retrieved 31 March 2013. 

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