Banc d'Arguin National Park

20388 WDPA ID
12000.0 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Mauritania


  • Original Name Parc national du banc d'Arguin
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1989
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (ix)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • Birdlife IBA 2001
  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Banc d'Arguin National Park from the World Database on Protected Areas, October 2023. Available at: