Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page
Report of the Workshop on Ichkeul Lake (Ramsar Convention, 28 & 29 January 2003)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1980
Size of heritage: 12,600 ha

Longitude: 9,675°
Latitude: 37,164°


The Ichkeul lake and wetland are a major stopover point for hundreds of thousands of migrating birds, such as ducks, geese, storks and pink flamingoes, who come to feed and nest there. Ichkeul is the last remaining lake in a chain that once extended across North Africa.

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