Wadi Rum Protected Area

555542337 WDPA ID
741.8 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Jordan


  • Original Name Zone protégée du Wadi Rum
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2011
  • Sublocation JO-AQ
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (iii)(v)(vii)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • 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 (2022). Protected Area Profile for Wadi Rum Protected Area from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2022. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net