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| Last Updated:: 26/06/2024

RAMSAR Wetland Sites

(Photo: Sangeeta Angom, Loktak Lake, Manipur)

What is RAMSAR Wetland Sites

The Ramsar Convention is an international treaty for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands, recognizing the fundamental ecological functions of wetlands and their economic, cultural, scientific, and recreational value. Click to know more on Ramsar sites in India

 

RAMSAR WETLANDS SITES (As on June, 2024)
 

S. No.

State Location

Name of Site

Date of Declaration

Area (Km)

1

Andhra Pradesh

Kolleru Lake

19.8.2002

901

2

Assam

Deepor Beel

19.8.2002

40

3

Bihar

Kabartal Wetland

21.07.2020

26.2

4

Bihar

Nagi Bird Sanctuary

11-10-2023

20.6

5

Bihar

Nakti Bird Sanctuary

11-10-2023

33.3

6

Goa

Nanda Lake

06.08.2022

0.42

7

Gujarat

Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary

13.04.2021

5.12

8

Gujarat

Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary

24.09.2012

120

9

Gujarat

Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary

05.04.2021

6.99

10

Gujarat

Wadhvana Wetland

05.04.2021

6.3

11

Haryana

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary

25.05.2021

4.12

12

Haryana

Sultanpur National Park

25.05.2021

1.43

13

Himachal Pradesh

Chandertal Wetland

8.11.2005

0.49

14

Himachal Pradesh

Pong Dam Lake

19.8.2002

156.6

15

Himachal Pradesh

Renuka Wetland

8.11.2005

0.2

16

Jammu and Kashmir

Hokera Wetland

8.11.2005

13.75

17

Jammu and Kashmir

Hygam Wetland Conservation Reserve

13.08.2022

8.02

18

Jammu and Kashmir

Shallbugh Wetland Conservation Reserve

13.08.2022

16.75

19

Jammu and Kashmir

Surinsar-Mansar Lakes

8.11.2005

3.5

20

Jammu and Kashmir

Wular Lake

23.3.1990

189

21

Karnataka

Aghanashini Estuary

31.01.2024

48.01

22

Karnataka

Ankasamudra Bird Conservation Reserve

31.01.2024

0.98

23

Karnataka

Magadi Kere Conservation Reserve

31.01.2024

0.54

24

Karnataka

Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary

15.02.2022

5.18

25

Kerala

Asthamudi Wetland

19.8.2002

61.4

26

Kerala

Sasthamkotta Lake

19.8.2002

3.73

27

Kerala

Vembanad Kol Wetland

19.8.2002

1513

28

Ladakh

Tso Kar Wetland Complex

17.11.2020

95.77

29

Ladakh

Tsomoriri Lake

19.8.2002

120

30

Madhya Pradesh

Bhoj Wetlands

19.8.2002

32.01

31

Madhya Pradesh

Sakhya Sagar

01.07.2022

2.48

32

Madhya Pradesh

Sirpur Wetland

01.07.2022

1.61

33

Madhya Pradesh

Yashwant Sagar

13.08.2022

8.23

34

Maharashtra

Lonar Lake

22.7.2020

4.27

35

Maharashtra

Nandur Madhameshwar

21.6.2019

14.37

36

Maharashtra

Thane Creek

13.08.2022

65.21

37

Manipur

Loktak Lake

23.3.1990

266

38

Mizoram

Pala Wetland

31.08.2021

18.5

39

Odisha

Ansupa Lake

13.08.2022

2.31

40

Odisha

Bhitarkanika Mangroves

19.8.2002

650

41

Odisha

Chilka Lake

1.10.1981

1165

42

Odisha

Hirakud Reservoir

13.08.2022

654

43

Odisha

Satkosia Gorge

10.12.2021

982

44

Odisha

Tampara Lake

13.08.2022

3

45

Punjab

Beas Conservation Reserve

26.9.2019

64.29

46

Punjab

Harike Lake

23.3.1990

41

47

Punjab

Kanjli Lake

22.1.2002

1.83

48

Punjab

Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve

26.9.2019

3.44

49

Punjab

Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary

26.9.2019

1.16

50

Punjab

Ropar Lake

22.1.2002

13.65

51

Rajasthan

Keoladeo Ghana NP

1.10.1981

28.73

52

Rajasthan

Sambhar Lake

23.3.1990

240

53

Tamil Nadu

Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary

13.08.2022

2.6

54

Tamil Nadu

Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve

04.08.2022

526.7

55

Tamil Nadu

Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary

13.08.2022

0.97

56

Tamil Nadu

Karaivetti Bird sanctuary

31.01.2024

4.53

57

Tamil Nadu

Karikili Bird Sanctuary

04.08.2022

0.58

58

Tamil Nadu

Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary

11.08.2021

0.72

59

Tamil Nadu

Longwood Shola Reserve Forest

31.01.2024

1.16

60

Tamil Nadu

Pallikaranai Marsh Reserve Forest

04.08.2022

12.48

61

Tamil Nadu

Pichavaram Mangrove

04.08.2022

14.79

62

Tamil Nadu

Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary

19.8.2002

385

63

Tamil Nadu

Suchindram Theroor Wetland Complex

13.08.2022

0.94

64

Tamil Nadu

Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary

04.08.2022

0.44

65

Tamil Nadu

Vaduvur Bird Sanctuary

13.08.2022

1.13

66

Tamil Nadu

Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary

04.08.2022

0.4

67

Tamil Nadu

Vellode Bird Sanctuary

04.08.2022

0.77

68

Tamil Nadu

Vembannur Wetland Complex

04.08.2022

0.2

69

Tripura

Rudrasagar Lake

8.11.2005

2.4

70

Uttar Pradesh

Bakhira Wildlife Sanctuary

29.06.2021

28.94

71

Uttar Pradesh

Haiderpur Wetland

8.12.2021

69.08

72

Uttar Pradesh

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

19.9.2019

2.25

73

Uttar Pradesh

Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary

2.12.2019

7.22

74

Uttar Pradesh

Saman Bird Sanctuary

2.12.2019

5.26

75

Uttar Pradesh

Samaspur Bird Sanctuary

3.10.2019

7.99

76

Uttar Pradesh

Sandi Bird Sanctuary

26.9.2019

3.09

77

Uttar Pradesh

Sarsai Nawar Jheel

19.9.2019

1.61

78

Uttar Pradesh

Sur Sarovar

21.8.2020

4.31

79

Uttar Pradesh

Upper Ganga River

8.11.2005

265.9

80

Uttarakhand

Asan Conservation Reserve

21.7.2020

4.44

81

West Bengal

East Kolkata Wetlands

19.8.2002

125

82

West Bengal

Sunderbans Wetland

30.1.2019

4230

 

  Source: MoEFCC & State Forest Departments

 

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Map of RAMSAR Wetland Sites in India (As on June, 2024)

 


 

 

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