Wadi Rum Protected Area in Jordan

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Reported Area

741.8 km²

Data Provider

IUCN World Heritage Programme

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available


Original Name Zone protégée du Wadi Rum

English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Inscribed

Type of Designation International

Status Year 2011

Sublocation JO-AQ

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria (iii)(v)(vii)