The Annotated Ramsar List: Azerbaijan


The Annotated Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance


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The Convention on Wetlands came into force for Azerbaijan on 21 September 2001. Azerbaijan presently has 2 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance, with a surface area of 99,560 hectares.

site; date of designation; region, province, state; surface area; coordinates
site; date de désignation; région, province, état; superficie; coordonnées
sitios; fecha de designación; región, provincia, estado; área; coordenadas

Agh-Ghol. 21/05/01; 500 ha; 40º01’N 047º38’E.  Ramsar site no. 1075. Most recent RIS information: ?.

Ghizil-Agaj. 21/05/01; 99,060 ha; 39º07’N 048º59’E. First designated by the former USSR in 1976 as 'Kirov Bays'. Ramsar site no. 1076. Most recent RIS information: ?.

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Number of » Contracting Parties: 168 Sites designated for the
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2,181 Total surface area of designated sites (hectares): 208,545,658

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