RAMSAR Wetland Sites

(Photo: Sangeeta Angom, Loktak Lake, Manipur)

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RAMSAR WETLANDS SITES (As on August, 2022)

 

 

 

Sl. No.

Name of Site

State Location

Date of Declaration

Area 
(in Sq. km.)

1

Kolleru Lake

Andhra Pradesh

19.8.2002

901

2

Deepor Beel

Assam

19.8.2002

40

3

Kabartal Wetland

Bihar

21.07.2020

26.20

4

Nanda Lake

Goa

06.08.2022

0.42

5

Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Gujarat

13.04.2021

5.12

6

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

Gujarat

24.09.2012

120

7

Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

Gujarat

05.04.2021

6.99

8

Wadhvana Wetland

Gujarat

05.04.2021

6.30

9

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary

Haryana

25.05.2021

4.12

10

Sultanpur National Park

Haryana

25.05.2021

1.425

11

Chandertal Wetland

Himachal Pradesh

8.11.2005

0.49

12

Pong Dam Lake

Himachal Pradesh

19.8.2002

156.62

13

Renuka Wetland

Himachal Pradesh

8.11.2005

0.2

14

Wular Lake

Jammu & Kashmir

23.3.1990

189

15

Hokera Wetland

Jammu and Kashmir

8.11.2005

13.75

16

Surinsar-Mansar Lakes

Jammu and Kashmir

8.11.2005

3.5

17

Tsomoriri Lake

Jammu and Kashmir

19.8.2002

120

18

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

Karnataka

15.02.2022

5.18

19

Asthamudi Wetland

Kerala

19.8.2002

614

20

Sasthamkotta Lake

Kerala

19.8.2002

3.73

21

Vembanad Kol Wetland

Kerala

19.8.2002

1512.5

22

Tso Kar Wetland Complex

Ladakh

17.11.2020

95.77

23

Bhoj Wetlands

Madhya Pradesh

19.8.2002

32.01

24

Sakhya Sagar

Madhya Pradesh

01.07.2022

2.48

25

Sirpur Wetland

Madhya Pradesh

01.07.2022

1.61

26

Lonar Lake

Maharashtra

22.7.2020

4.27

27

Nandur Madhameshwar

Maharashtra

21.6.2019

14.37

28

Loktak Lake

Manipur

23.3.1990

266

29

Pala Wetland

Mizoram

31.08.2021

18.5

30

Satkosia Gorge

Odisha

10.12.2021

981.97

31

Bhitarkanika Mangroves

Orissa

19.8.2002

650

32

Chilka Lake

Orissa

1.10.1981

1165

33

Beas Conservation Reserve

Punjab

26.9.2019

64.289

34

Harike Lake

Punjab

23.3.1990

41

35

Kanjli Lake

Punjab

22.1.2002

1.83

36

Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve

Punjab

26.9.2019

3.439

37

Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary

Punjab

26.9.2019

1.16

38

Ropar Lake

Punjab

22.1.2002

13.65

39

Keoladeo Ghana NP

Rajasthan

1.10.1981

28.73

40

Sambhar Lake

Rajasthan

23.3.1990

240

41

Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

526.72

42

Karikili Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

0.584

43

Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

11.08.2021

0.72

44

Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

12.475

45

Pichavaram Mangrove

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

14.786

46

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

19.8.2002

385

47

Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

0.44

48

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

0.40

49

Vellode Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

0.77

50

Vembannur Wetland Complex

Tamil Nadu

04.08.2022

0.20

51

Rudrasagar Lake

Tripura

8.11.2005

2.4

52

Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

29.06.2021

28.94

53

Haiderpur Wetland

Uttar Pradesh

8.12.2021

69.08

54

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

19.9.2019

2.246

55

Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

2.12.2019

7.22

56

Saman Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

2.12.2019

52.63

57

Samaspur Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

3.10.2019

79.94

58

Sandi Bird Sanctuary

Uttar Pradesh

26.9.2019

30.85

59

Sarsai Nawar Jheel

Uttar Pradesh

19.9.2019

16.13

60

Sur Sarovar

Uttar Pradesh

21.8.2020

4.31

61

Upper Ganga River
(Brijghat to Narora Stretch)

Uttar Pradesh

8.11.2005

265.9

62

Asan Conservation Reserve

Uttarakhand

21.7.2020

4.444

63

East Kolkata Wetlands

West Bengal

19.8.2002

125

64

Sunderbans Wetland

West Bengal

30.1.2019

4230

 
 

  (Source:  Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of India)

 

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Map of RAMSAR Wetland Sites in India (As on August, 2022)

 


 

 

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