River deltas

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ahwar of Southern Iraq joint delta of the Tigris and Euphrates River
Arles The city of Arles is situated at the beginning of the Rhone delta
Ayutthaya Chao Phraya Delta
Danube Delta Danube Delta
Djenné Inland Niger Delta
Djoudj Senegal river delta
Donana National Park Delta of the Guadalquivir River
Ferrara Po Delta
Gammelstad Lule river delta
Genbaku Dome Genbaku Atomic Dome and the whole city of Hiroshima are built on the delta of Ota River
Gulf of California Upper Gulf of California - Colorado River Delta (marine portion)
Kinderdijk Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta
Lake Baikal Selenga River delta
Laponian Area Rapa River Delta
Lower German Limes "The Lower German frontier was established in the very distinctive landscape of a lowland river and its delta. (...) The tight network of military installations of the Lower German Limes (...) continued throughout the delta, with a screen of posts in vulnerable positions on the river bank." (Nomination file, p. 101) The fort at Valkenburg-Centrum is the "best known example of the 'delta type'". (Nomination file, p. 104)
Makli, Thatta Indus river delta
Okavango Delta
Pantanal It constitutes an enormous internal river delta (wiki)
Petroglyphs of the Lake Onega and the White Sea "The petroglyphs of the White Sea include 3,411 figures divided into 11 groups extending over 11 sites spread over 7 islands on the Vyg River's delta". (AB Ev)
Pyramids (Memphis) The Pyramids of Giza are near the apex of the Nile delta.
Saloum Delta
St. Petersburg Neva Delta
Stone Spheres of the Diquís Diquis Delta
Sundarbans National Park Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta
The Sundarbans Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta
Trang An southern edge of the Red River delta (AB ev)
Uvs Nuur Basin Uvs Lake and Ubsu-Nur include the deltas of the Tesin-Gol and Torkhiologiin-Gol rivers (UNEP-WCMC)
Wood Buffalo National Park Peace-Athabasca Delta, where the Peace and Athabasca Rivers join the Slave River at the western end of Lake Athabasca


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