Le Bassin du fleuve Niger

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Le Bassin du fleuve Niger (du seuil de Markala au lac Débo) is part of the Tentative list of Mali in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Niger River Basin is the largest continental wetland in West Africa and the second for Africa after the Okavango Delta in Botswana. It is an important area of biological diversity with a high number of animal species and aquatic plants living in terrestrial (flood plains) and aquatic (rivers and lakes) ecosystems. It is a refuge for many migratory birds and a reproduction site for manatees.

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Full Name
Le Bassin du fleuve Niger (du seuil de Markala au lac Débo)
Country
Mali
Added
2017
Type
Natural
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2017 Added to Tentative List

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