Lake Kobi

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Lake Kobi

  • Country: 
    Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    1,200 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    36°57'N 45°30'E
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Lake Kobi. 23/06/75; Azarbayjan-e Gharbi; 1,200 ha; 36°57'N 045°30'E. A freshwater lake with associated areas of seasonally flooded marshland, lying in a closed, high altitude basin and fed by rainfall and runoff. Supports abundant aquatic vegetation, including reedbeds and grassland. The lake is important for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds; and supports several nesting species. The wetland is surrounded by rolling steppe hills, with scattered human settlements and cultivation. Ramsar site no. 43. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Administrative region: 
East Azarbaijan

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
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