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List of Ramsar sites in India State wise in 2021

Please Click on the Heading of a Column to arrange the content Area wise, State wise, Alphabetically etc. All other important facts about ramsar sites in India is listed below the table.

Ramsar sites in India

 State / UTRamsar SiteYear of DeclarationArea ( Sq. Km.)
1Jammu & KashmirHokera Wetland
2Jammu & KashmirSurinsar-Mansar Lakes20053.5
3Jammu & KashmirWular Lake
4LadakhTso Kar Wetland Complex202095.77
5LadakhTsomoriri Lake2002120
6Himachal PradeshChandertal Wetland20050.49
7Himachal PradeshPong Dam Lake2002156.62
8Himachal PradeshRenuka Wetland
9PunjabBeas Conservation Reserve201964.289
10PunjabHarike Lake1990
11PunjabKanjli Lake20021.83
12PunjabKeshopur-Miani Community Reserve20193.439
13PunjabNangal Wildlife Sanctuary2019
14PunjabRopar Lake200213.65
Asan Conservation Reserve20204.4
16Uttar PradeshNawabganj Bird Sanctuary20192.24
17Uttar PradeshParvati Agra Bird Sanctuary
18Uttar PradeshSaman Bird Sanctuary201952.63
19Uttar PradeshSamaspur Bird Sanctuary201979.94
20Uttar PradeshSandi Bird Sanctuary201930.85
21Uttar PradeshSarsai Nawar Jheel
22Uttar PradeshSur Sarovar20204.31
23Uttar PradeshUpper Ganga River
(Brijghat to Narora Stretch)
24RajasthanKeoladeo Ghana NP198128.73
25RajasthanSambhar Lake1990
26AssamDeepor Beel2002
27TripuraRudrasagar Lake20052.4
28ManipurLoktak Lake
29West Bengal
East Kolkata Wetlands2002125
30West Bengal
Sunderbans Wetland
31BiharKabartal Wetland2020
Bhitarkanika Mangroves2002650
33OrissaChilka Lake1981
34Madhya PradeshBhoj Wetlands2002
Lonar Lake
36MaharashtraNandur Madhameshwar201914.37
37GujaratNalsarovar Bird Sanctuary2012120
38Andhra PradeshKolleru Lake2002901
39Tamil NaduPoint Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary
Asthamudi Wetland2002614
41KeralaSasthamkotta Lake
42KeralaVembanad Kol Wetland20021512.5

All other important facts about ramsar sites in India is listed below.

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What is Ramsar Convention

The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for international cooperation and national action for the conservation and the wise use of wetlands and their resources by the member nations. It was signed in a city of Iran called Ramsar in 1971 and also known as the Convention on Wetlands.

Here are few Important Questions regarding the Ramsar sites, which will add further to your knowledge.

When did India signed Ramsar Convention

India signed Ramsar convention on wetlands on 1st February 1982.

How many Ramsar Sites are in India?

As of April 2021 there are 42 Ramsar wetland sites in India.

Which state has maximum number of Ramsar sites in India

Uttar Pradesh have a total of 8 Ramsar wetland sites, which is highest among states in India. There names are
1. Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary
2. Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary
3. Saman Bird Sanctuary
4. Samaspur Bird Sanctuary
5. Sandi Bird Sanctuary
6. Sarsai Nawar Jheel
7. Sur Sarovar
8. Upper Ganga River (Brijghat to Narora Stretch)

Which is largest Ramsar site in India

Sundarbans Wetland in West Bengal having 4230 Sq. Km. area is largest Ramsar site in India

Smallest Ramsar site in India

Renuka Wetland in Himachal Pradesh having 0.2 Sq. Km area is the smallest Ramsar site in India.

Which is the first Ramsar Site in India?

Keoladeo Ghana NP in Rajasthan and Chilka Lake in Orissa were together declared first Ramsar sites in India on 1.10.1981.

All the data has been sourced from official sources and utmost care has been taken to maintain accuracy of the data, Still there some error, Kindly comment below to let us know.

If you want to learn more about Ramsar convention you can refer to the Official Ramsar Website: https://www.ramsar.org/

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