The Annotated Ramsar List: Syrian Arab Republic

25/01/2000

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The Annotated Ramsar List of Wetlands of International Importance

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC / RÉPUBLIQUE ARABE SYRIENNE / REPÚBLICA ÁRABE SIRIA

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The Convention on Wetlands came into force for the Syrian Arab Republic on 5 July 1998. The Syrian Arab Republic presently has 1 site designated as a Wetland of International Importance, with a surface area of 10,000 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

Sabkhat al-Jabbul Nature Reserve. 05/03/98; Halap; 10,000 ha; 36º04’N 037º30’E. State & privately-owned. A large, permanent saline lake surrounded by semi-arid steppe, the lake is an important staging, wintering and breeding area for large numbers of waterbirds; it regularly supports more than 1% of the world population of Greater Flamingo. Within the site, land use is limited to salt production. The surrounding areas are used primarily for agriculture and livestock grazing. The lake has been identified as an Important Bird Area. Ramsar site no. 935. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

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