Isla de Annobón

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Isla de Annobón

  • Country: 
    Equatorial Guinea
  • Site number: 
    1309
  • Area: 
    23,000 ha
  • Designation date: 
    02-06-2003
  • Coordinates: 
    01°26'S 05°38'E
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Overview

Isla de Annobón. 02/06/03; Annobón; 23,000 ha; 01°25'S 005°36'E. Nature Reserve. A small island with touristic importance, 6.5km by 3km, some 350km off the coast, all or some of which has been designated as a Nature Reserve for its large numbers of migratory birds and important vascular plants. Coral reefs, sandy or pebbly shores, intertidal flats, and at least one permanent lake are listed as the relevant wetland types, and the site is considered internationally important because of its vulnerable species as well as under both the waterbird and fish criteria. Traditional fishing, hunting, and subsistence agriculture are the principal human uses of the site. Ramsar site no. 1309.

Administrative region: 
Annobón Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • Nature Reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    02-06-2003

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