Dnipro River Delta

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Dnipro River Delta

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  • Area: 
    26,000 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    46°34'N 32°28'E
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Dnipro River Delta. 23/11/95; Khersonska Oblast; 26,000 ha; 46°34'N 032°29'E. Game Reserve. The site, a delta of the third largest river in Europe, includes swampy areas, floodplain forests, sandy ridges, and a lake complex. The diverse vegetation consists of hydrophilic communities, islands of floodplain forest, and reed thickets and includes endemic, relic and nationally rare species. Internationally important numbers of Egretta alba breed, and large numbers of numerous species of waterbirds molt at the site. An important source of drinking and irrigation water, the site provides the largest water transport artery between the Ukraine and Black Sea countries. Human activities include hunting, aquaculture, fishing, and recreation. Ramsar site no. 767. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Khersonska Oblast

  • National legal designation: 
    • ichthyological game reserve
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