Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley)

902487 WDPA ID
200.15 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Egypt


  • Original Name Wadi Al-Hitan (La vallĂ©e des Baleines)
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2005
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (viii)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • WH Outlook Report 2014


Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Wadi Al-Hitan (Whale Valley) from the World Database on Protected Areas, July 2024. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net