Central Marshes

478636 WDPA ID
1416.15 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Iraq


  • Original Name الاهوار الوسطى
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2013
  • Sublocation IQ-BA, IQ-DQ, IQ-MA
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Iraq Updated: 2020 Ministry of Environment of Iraq

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Central Marshes from the World Database on Protected Areas, September 2022. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net