White Desert in Egypt

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Reported Area

3010.0 km²

Data Provider

Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

METT 2009



Original Name محمية الصحراء البيضاء

English Designation Natural Monument

IUCN Management Category III

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 2002

Sublocation EG-WAD

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable