555549370 WDPA ID
257.12 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Armenia


  • Original Name Zangezur
  • English Designation Sanctuary
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2009
  • Sublocation AM-SU
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministry of Environment
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2012, 2014, 2009


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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Armenia Updated: 2022 Ministry of Nature Protection, Armenia

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Zangezur from the World Database on Protected Areas, September 2022. Available at: