Western Caucasus in Russian Federation

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WDPA ID

198301

Reported Area

3010.68 km²

Data Provider

IUCN World Heritage Programme

Attributes

Original Name Western Caucasus

English Designation World Heritage Site

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Inscribed

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1999

Sublocation

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria (ix)(x)

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

3 Protected Areas

  • Russian Federation
  • Georgia

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Sochinsky National Park

Ritsa Strict Nature Reserve

Western Caucasus World Heritage Site

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Sochinsky

in Russian Federation

Sochinsky

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

11577

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1937.4 km2

Ritsa

in Georgia

Ritsa

English Designation

Strict Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

Ia

WDPA ID

1654

Year of Designation

Reported Area

162.9 km2