Omayed in Egypt

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Reported Area

758.0 km²

Data Provider

Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Ministry of Environment

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

GOBI Survey 2006

BREMi Framework 2013


Original Name محمية العميد

English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Designated

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1981

Sublocation EG-MT

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA)

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable