Lake Shkodra and River Buna

902855 WDPA ID
495.62 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Albania


  • Original Name Lake Shkodra and River Buna
  • English Designation Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 2006
  • Sublocation AL-MM, AL-SH
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Management plan is implemented and is available
  • International Criteria (i)(ii)(iii)(iv)(v)(vi)(vii)(viii)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2023 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Lake Shkodra and River Buna from the World Database on Protected Areas, March 2024. Available at: