Central Syvash

Ramsar logo

Central Syvash

  • Country: 
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    80,000 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    46°07'N 34°15'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.


Central Syvash. 23/11/95; Khersonska Oblast, Crimean Autonomy Republic; 80,000 ha; 46°07'N 034°15'E. National Nature Park, Azov-Black-Sea Ornithological Station. Part of an extremely large lagoon, the site includes spits, islands, saline lowlands, and peninsulas along the Azov Sea. Vegetation consists of salt-tolerant species consisting of halophytic grasses and fringed by extensive areas of steppe, and diverse meadow, grass-marshy and aquatic plant communities. The site supports numerous species of rare, vulnerable or endangered waterbirds and raptors and internationally important numbers of waterbirds and waders. Nesting wetland birds consist of 10,000 pairs, and up to 1,000,000 waders and waterbirds molt, stage and winter at the site. Human activities include fishing, recreation, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 115. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Khersonska Oblast,Crimean Autonomy Republic

  • National legal designation: 
    • national nature park
  • Last publication date: 


Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)