Wasit Nature Reserve

555703542 WDPA ID
0.88 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location United Arab Emirates


  • Original Name محمية واسط الطبيعية
  • English Designation Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2019
  • Sublocation AE-SH
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Environment & Protected Areas Authority (EPAA) in Sharjah
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (ii)(iii)(iv)

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of United Arab Emirates Updated: 2020 Director, Biodiversity Department, Environment Affair and Nature Conservation Sector, Ministry of Climate Change and Environment

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Wasit Nature Reserve from the World Database on Protected Areas, April 2024. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net