Djerba Guellala

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Djerba Guellala

  • Country: 
    Tunisia
  • Site number: 
    1701
  • Area: 
    2,285 ha
  • Designation date: 
    07-11-2007
  • Coordinates: 
    33°42'N 10°44'E
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Overview

Djerba Guellala. 07/11/07; Medenine; 2,285 ha; 33°42'N 010°44'E. Located on the island of Djerba, comprising the coastal areas along the southwest corner of the island facing the mainland at Jorf. The flora and fauna are characteristic of arid zones, and include among others the pink flamingo (Phoenicopterus (ruber) roseus) and the Eurasian spoonbill (Platalea leucorodia), which use the site during their migrations between Africa and Europe. Although the site remains almost intact, there is a small risk of pollution from the ships that use the Ajim ferry port. Ramsar site No. 1701. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Médenine Governorate

  • Last publication date: 
    07-11-2007

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