Ramsar Wetlands

Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance that are also inscribed (all or partly) on the World Heritage List.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Aggtelek and Slovak Karst Domica, 2001 / Baradla Cave System and related wetlands, 2001
Ahwar of Southern Iraq Huwaizah Marshes
Air and Téneré Gueltas et Oasis de l’Aïr
Aldabra Atoll 2009
Amiens Cathedral Marais et tourbières des vallées de la Somme et de l’Avre
Andrefana Dry Forests Zones humides d’Ambondrobe +Complexe des lacs de Manambolomaty
Archipiélago de Revillagigedo 2004
Banc d'Arguin Banc d'Arguin, 1982
Białowieża Forest Dikoe Fen Mire (Belarus)
Brazilian Atlantic Islands Atol das Rocas Biological Reserve+Fernando de Noronha Archipelago
Butrint Butrint, 2003
Canal du Midi Les Étangs littoraux de la Narbonnaise
Cape Floral Region De Hoop Vlei + False Bay Nature Reserve
Central Amazon Conservation Complex Mamirauá, 1993
Chitwan National Park Beeshazar and associated lakes, 2003
Cocos Island Isla del Coco, 1998
Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands includes two Ramsar Sites: Ispani and Kolkheti (AB ev)
Danube Delta Danube Delta, 1991
Djoudj Djoudj, 1977
Donana National Park Parque Nacional de Doñana, 1982
Dorset and East Devon Coast Chesil Beach & The Fleet
El Pinacate Agua Dulce (2008)
Everglades Everglades National Park, 1987
Fertö/Neusiedlersee Neusiedlersee, Seewinkel & Hanság + Lake Fertö
Forth Bridge Firth of Forth
Fraser Island Great Sandy Strait, 1999
Galapagos Islands Humedales del Sur de Isabela
Getbol, Korean Tidal Flat The nominated property also overlaps with four Ramsar sites (Seocheon, Gochang, Jeungdo and Suncheon Bay) (AB ev)
Gough and Inaccessible Islands 2008
Grand Pré Southern Bight-Minas Basin
Grand-Bassam Grand-Bassam
Great Barrier Reef Bowling Green Bay + Shoalwater and Corio Bays
Guanacaste Manglar de Potrero Grande + Laguna Respringue
Gulf of California Humedales del Delta del Rio Colorando, 1996; Laguna Ojo de Liebre, 2004; Parque Nacional Bahia de Loreto, 2004; Parque Nacional Cabo Pulmo, 2008
High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago Quark Archipelago (Sweden)
Hortobágy Hortobagy, 1979
Hubei Shennongjia Hubei Dajiu Lake Wetland
Ibiza Salinas de Ibiza y Formentera (1993)
Ichkeul National Park Ichkeul, 1980
Itsukushima Shrine Miyajima, 2012
Ivindo National Park Chutes et Rapides sur Ivindo
Jeju 1100 Altitude Wetland (Hallasan National Park), 2009
Kakadu National Park Kakadu National Park, 1980, 1989
Kenya Lake System Lake Nakuru (1990), Lake Elmenteita (2005), Lake Bogoria (2001)
Keoladeo National Park Keoladeo National Park, 1981
Lake Baikal Selenga Delta, 1994
Lake District Esthwaite Water
Landscapes of Dauria Mongol Daguur in Mongolia and Torrey Lakes in the Russian Federation
Laponian Area Sjaunja, 1974
Lednice-Valtice Cultural Landscape Lednické rybníky + Mokřady dolního Podyjí
Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley 2013
Maloti-Drakensberg Park Natal Drakensberg Park
Mana Pools As 'Mana Pools National Park' (2013)
Medina of Essaouira Archipel et dunes d’Essawira
Mexico City and Xochimilco Sistema Lacustre Ejidos de Xochimilco y San Gregorio Atlapulco, 2004
Migratory Bird Sanctuaries "The global importance of the wider area is illustrated in the designation of several Ramsar sites (Shuangtai Estuary, Dalian National Spotted Seal Nature Reserve, Shandong Yellow River Delta Wetland, Chongming Dongtan Nature Reserve / Shanghai, Dafeng National Nature Reserve, Shanghai Yangtze Estuarine Wetland Nature Reserve for Chinese Sturgeon), some of which fully or partially overlap with components of both proposed phases." (AB ev)
Mont-Saint-Michel Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, 1994
Namib Sand Sea Sandwich Harbour
Odzala-Kokoua "also overlaps with the Ramsar site ‘Odzala Kokoua’, declared in 2012" (AB ev)
Okavango Delta
Pantanal Pantanal Matogrossense
Peninsula Valdes Humedales de Peninsula Valdés (2012)
Prehistoric Pile Dwellings Rives du Lac Léman + Lac du Bourget - Marais de Chautagne + Bodensee : Wollmatinger Ried - Giehrenmoos & Mindelsee + Rive sud du lac de Neuchâtel
Puerto-Princesa Subterranean River Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park, 2012
Reichenau Bodensee: Wollmatinger Ried - Giehrenmoos & Mindelsee
Rhaetian Railway Vadret da Roseg
Route of Santiago de Compostela Txingudi + Ría del Eo
Routes of Santiago de Compostela in France Baie du Mont Saint-Michel + Marais et tourbières
Rwenzori Mountains Rwenzori Mountains Ramsar Site
Sagarmatha National Park Gokyo and associated lakes, 2007
Saloum Delta Saloum Delta NP 1984
Sanganeb Dongonab Bay-Marsa Waiai
Sangha Trinational Fleuve Sangha situé en République Centrafricaine - Partie camerounaise du fleuve Sangha - Sangha-Nouabalé-Ndoki
Saryarka Naurzum Lake System, 2009 Tengiz-Korgalzhyn Lake System, (1976) 2007
Selous Game Reserve Kilombero Valley Floodplain
Sian Ka'an Sian Ka'an, 2003
Skocjan Caves Skocjanske jame (Skocjan Caves), 1999
Socotra Archipelago "Detwah Lagoon", 2007
Southern Öland Ottenby 1974, Öland Eastern Coastal Areas 1974
Srebarna Nature Reserve Srebarna, 1975
Tajik National Park Karakul Lake
Talamanca Range-La Amistad Reserves Turberas de Talamanca, San San - Pond Sak
Tassili n'Ajjer La Vallée d'Iherir, 2001
The Sundarbans Sundarbans Reserved Forest, 1992
Tikal National Park Parque Nacional Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo
Tlacotalpan Sistema Lagunar Alvarado
Tokaji Wine Region Bodrogzug
Tubbataha Reefs Tubbataha Reef Marine Park, 1999
Tyre Tyre Beach, 1999
Uvs Nuur Basin Lake Uvs and its surrounding wetlands, 2004
Venice and its Lagoon Laguna di Venezia: Valle Averto
Victoria Falls 2013
Virunga National Park Parc national des Virunga, 1996
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex Parc national du "W" (1987), Zone Humide de la Rivière Pendjari (2007), Parc National d'Arly (2009), Complexe transfrontalier W-Arly-Pendjari (2018)
Wadden Sea
Wadi Al-Hitan Wadi El Rayan Protected Area, 2012
Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino Laguna San Ignacio, 2004
Wood Buffalo National Park Peace-Athabasca Delta, 1982; Whooping Crane Summer Range, 1982
iSimangaliso Wetland Park St. Lucia System+Kosi bay + Lake Sibaya + Turtle Beaches/Coral Reefs of Tongaland


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