Wadi Wurayah

555703543 WDPA ID
224.13 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location United Arab Emirates


  • Original Name محمية وادي الوريعة الوطنية
  • English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2018
  • Sublocation AE-FU
  • Governance Type Government-delegated management
  • Management Authority Fujairah Municipality
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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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 (2023). Protected Area Profile for Wadi Wurayah from the World Database on Protected Areas, September 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net