Swamp is the common term used for the flooded grasslands and savannas terrestrial biome. Its component ecoregions are generally located at subtropical and tropical latitudes, which are flooded seasonally or year-round.

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Ahwar of Southern Iraq
Colchic Rainforests and Wetlands The main ecosystems are ancient deciduous Colchic rainforests and wetlands, percolation bogs and other mire types of the distinct Colchic mire region. The percolation bogs are of particular global importance as they do not exist anywhere else in the world. (Official description)
Okavango Delta
Sundarbans National Park
The Sundarbans


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