Ramsar COP7 DOC. 20.1 Table 1

07/03/1999

 


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 Ramsar COP7 DOC. 20.1

Technical Session V:
The framework for regional and international cooperation regarding wetlands
Paper 1

Shared Wetlands and River Basins of the World


Table 1. Ramsar sites within 10km of an international border

country Ramsar site

area (ha)

primary shared river basin
BWA Okavango Delta System

6,864,000

Zambezi
BOL Lago Titicaca (Sector Boliviano)

800,000

Amazon
ZAR Parc national des Virunga

800,000

Zaire
ROM Danube Delta

647,000

Danube
BGD The Sundarbans

596,000

Ganges-Brahmaputra
PNG Tonda Wildlife Management Area

590,000

Fly
PER Lago Titicaca (Peruvian sector)

460,000

Titicaca
URY Bañados del Este y Franja Costera

435,000

Lagoon Mirim
IRN Shadegan Marshes & mudflats of Khor-al Amaya & Khor Musa

400,000

Tigris-Euphrates
PRY Río Negro

370,000

Parana
RUS Lake Khanka

310,000

Amur
DEU Schleswig-Holsteinisches Wattenmeer

299,000

PRY Tinfunque

280,000

Parana
ZMB Bangaweulu Swamps: Chikuni

250,000

Zaire
NLD Waddenzee (Wadden Sea)

249,998

ZAF Natal Drakensberg Park

242,813

BFA Parc National du W

235,000

Volta
MWI Lake Chilwa

224,800

Zambezi
NER Parc National du W

220,000

Niger
MNG Mongol Daguur (Mongolian Dauria)

210,000

Amur
RUS Torey Lakes

172,500

Amur
TGO Parc national de la Keran

163,400

Volta
DNK Vadehavet (Wadden Sea)

150,482

BRA Pantanal Matogrossense

135,000

Parana
DEU Wattenmeer, Ostfriesisches Wattenmeer & Dollart

121,620

RUS Pskovsko-Chudskaya Lowland

93,600

Narva
GIN Iles Tristao

85,000

CRI Humedal Caribe Noreste

75,310

San Juan
SEN Delta du Saloum

73,000

ZAR Parc national des Mangroves

66,000

RUS Kurgalsky Peninsula

65,000

Narva
CHL Laguna del Negro Francisco y Laguna Santa Rosa

62,460

AUT Neusiedlersee, Seewinkel & Hanság

60,000

Danube
GUF Basse-Mana

59,000

Maroni
ARG Río Pilcomayo

55,000

Parana
HRV Lonjsko Polje & Mokro Polje (incl. Krapje Djol)

50,560

Danube
IRN Hamun-e-Saberi & Hamun-e-Helmand

50,000

Helmand
GTM Laguna del Tigre

48,372

Usumacinta
AUT Donau-March-Auen

38,500

Danube
NLD Oosterschelde & Markiezaatmeer

38,000

Schelde
UKR Shatsk Lakes

32,850

Dnieper
UKR Kyliiske Mouth

32,800

Danube
EST EmajSe Suursoo Mire and Piirissaar Island

32,600

Narva
RUS Zeya-Bureya Plains

31,600

Amur
TGO Reserve de faune de Togodo

31,000

Mono
ARG Reserva Costa Atlantica de Tierra del Fuego

28,600

Rio Grande (AR/CI)
UKR Tyligulskyi Liman

26,000

Dniester
DEU Unterer Niederrhein

25,000

Rhine
LTO Nemunas Delta

23,950

Neman
GMB Baobolon Wetland Reserve

20,000

Gambia
YUG Skadarsko Jezero

20,000

Drin
MKD Lake Prespa

18,920

HRV Kopacki Rit

17,770

Danube
NPL Koshi Tappu

17,500

Ganges-Brahmaputra
PAN San San - Pond Sak

16,414

SEN Djoudj

16,000

Senegal
CHL Humedal Salar de Surire

15,858

Lauca
MRT Parc National du Diawling

15,600

Senegal
SVK Dunajské luhy (Danube flood plains)

14,335

Danube
GTM Manchón-Guamuchal

13,500

NAM Walvis Bay

12,600

HRV Delta Neretve

11,500

CZE Mokrady dolního Podyjí (floodplain of lower Dyje River)

11,500

Danube
GRC Artificial lake Kerkini

10,996

Struma
LTO Cepkeliai

10,590

Neman
CZE Trebonská rybníky (Trebon fishponds)

10,165

Elbe
ZAF Ndumo Game Reserve

10,117

Maputo
IRN Hamun-e-Puzak, south end

10,000

Helmand
CRI Caño Negro

9,969

San Juan
CRI Gandoca-Manzanillo

9,445

GRC Evros delta

9,267

Maritsa
SVK Wetlands of Orava Basin

9,264

Vistula
HUN Lake Fertö

8,432

Danube
ZAF Kosi Bay

8,000

CAN Creston Valley

6,970

Columbia
UKR Kugurlui Lake

6,500

Danube
CZE Sumavská raseliniste (Sumava peatlands)

6,371

Elbe
CHL Salar del Huasco

6,000

GBR Upper Lough Erne

5,818

Bann
DEU Unteres Odertal, Schwedt

5,400

Oder
BOL Laguna Colorada

5,240

LTO Kamanos

5,195

GRC Lake Mikri Prespa

5,078

SVK Moravské luhy (Morava flood plains)

4,971

Danube
IRL Dundalk Bay

4,768

Fane
EST Nigula Nature Reserve

4,651

SVK Latorica

4,358

Danube
POL Slonsk Reserve

4,235

Oder
NLD Verdronken Land van Saeftinge

3,500

Schelde
FRA Rives du Lac Léman

3,335

Rhone
LTO Viesvilé

3,216

Neman
ARM Lake Arpi

3,139

Kura - Araks
PER Santuario Nacional Los Manglares de Tumbes

2,972

Zarumilla
HUN Biharugra Fishponds

2,791

Danube
DZA Lac Tonga

2,700

ITA Stagno di Corru S'Ittiri, Stagni di San Giovanni e Marceddì

2,610

CAN Lac Saint-François

2,214

St. Lawrence
BEL Kalmthoutse Heide

2,200

Schelde
DZA Lac Oubeïra

2,200

NLD Bargerveen

2,100

NAM Orange River Mouth

2,000

AUT Rheindelta Bodensee

1,970

Rhine
DEU Unterer Inn, Haiming - Neuhaus

1,955

Danube
NOR Pasvik Nature Reserve

1,910

BEL Vlaamse Banken

1,900

CHN Mai Po Marshes & Inner Deep Bay

1,513

HUN Rétszilas Fishponds

1,508

Danube
IRL Lough Oughter

1,464

IRN Alagol, Ulmagol & Ajigol Lakes

1,400

Atrek
DEU Bodensee: Wollmatinger Ried, Giehrenmoos & Mindelsee

1,286

Rhine
GBR Pettigoe Plateau

1,264

CZE Trebonská raseliniste (Trebon peatlands)

1,080

Danube
CHE Rade de Genève et Rhône en aval de Genève

1,032

Rhone
POL Jezioro Siedmiu Wysp

999

Vistula
NLD Engbertsdijksvenen

975

BGR Srebarna

902

Danube
IRL Pettigo Plateau

900

Foyle
POL Jezioro Swidwie

891

Oder
AUT Stauseen am Unteren Inn

870

Danube
SVK Orava River and its Tributaries

865

Danube
CHE Bolle di Magadino

661

Po
CZE Lednické rybníky (Lednice fishponds)

650

Danube
SVN Secoveljske soline (Secovlje salt pans)

650

YUG Ludasko Lake

593

Danube
CAN Alaksen

586

BEL Zwin

530

BEL Marais d'Harchies

525

Schelde
UKR Kartal Lake

500

Danube
ZAF Orange River Mouth

500

Orange
BEL Schorren van de Beneden Schelde

420

Schelde
SVK Poiplie

411

Danube
CHE Lac artificiel de Klingnau

355

Rhine
BGR Durankulak Lake

350

CHE Les Grangettes

330

Rhone
LUX Haff Réimech

313

Rhine
HUN Tata, Öreg-tó (Old Lake)

269

Danube
HUN Szaporca

257

Danube
CZE Krkonoská raseliniste (Krkonose mountains mires)

230

Elbe
SVK Cicovské mrtve rameno (Cicov oxbow)

135

Danube
LIE Ruggeller Riet

101

Rhine
RUS Khingano-Arkharinskaya Lowland

0

Amur
Note. Some sites have boundaries mapped in digital format; for this analysis sites without boundary data were represented by circles proportional to site area plotted around centroid coordinates. The analysis involved measuring distance from the edge of the site to the nearest international border. Sites represented by circles may in fact be more or less distant from the border, depending on their actual shapes. The left-most column includes standard ISO country codes. Sites are listed in order of decreasing size.

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