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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 / UT||Ramsar Site||Year of Declaration||Area ( Sq. Km.)|
|1||Jammu & Kashmir||Hokera Wetland||2005||13.75|
|2||Jammu & Kashmir||Surinsar-Mansar Lakes||2005||3.5
|3||Jammu & Kashmir||Wular Lake||1990||189
|4||Ladakh||Tso Kar Wetland Complex||2020||95.77
|6||Himachal Pradesh||Chandertal Wetland||2005||0.49
|7||Himachal Pradesh||Pong Dam Lake||2002||156.62|
|8||Himachal Pradesh||Renuka Wetland||2005||0.2
|9||Punjab||Beas Conservation Reserve||2019||64.289|
|12||Punjab||Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve||2019||3.439|
|13||Punjab||Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary||2019||1.16|
|15||Uttarakhand||Asan Conservation Reserve||2020||4.4
|16||Uttar Pradesh||Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary||2019||2.24|
|17||Uttar Pradesh||Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary||2019||7.22|
|18||Uttar Pradesh||Saman Bird Sanctuary||2019||52.63|
|19||Uttar Pradesh||Samaspur Bird Sanctuary||2019||79.94|
|20||Uttar Pradesh||Sandi Bird Sanctuary||2019||30.85|
|21||Uttar Pradesh||Sarsai Nawar Jheel||2019||16.13|
|22||Uttar Pradesh||Sur Sarovar||2020||4.31|
|23||Uttar Pradesh||Upper Ganga River |
(Brijghat to Narora Stretch)
|24||Rajasthan||Keoladeo Ghana NP||1981||28.73|
|29||West Bengal||East Kolkata Wetlands||2002||125|
|30||West Bengal||Sunderbans Wetland||2019||4230|
|34||Madhya Pradesh||Bhoj Wetlands||2002||32.01|
|37||Gujarat||Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary||2012||120
|38||Andhra Pradesh||Kolleru Lake||2002||901|
|39||Tamil Nadu||Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary||2002||385|
|42||Kerala||Vembanad Kol Wetland||2002||1512.5|
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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