Diepholzer Moorniederung

Ramsar logo

Diepholzer Moorniederung

  • Country: 
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    15,060 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    52°34'N 08°48'E
Materials presented on this website, particularly maps and territorial information, are as-is and as-available based on available data and do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area, or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.


Diepholzer Moorniederung. 26/02/76; Niedersachsen; 15,060 ha; 52°34'N 008°48'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive, Nature Reserves. A region of moor and peat bog on glacial sands. The raised bog areas are important for breeding and staging waterbirds. Human activities include peat extraction and drainage. Water-level management is being practiced to restore the natural raised bogs, and sheep grazing to aid the conservation of the moorlands. Ramsar site no. 86.

Administrative region: 

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 


Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)