Konkouré

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Konkouré

  • Country: 
    Guinea
  • Site number: 
    575
  • Area: 
    90,000 ha
  • Designation date: 
    18-11-1992
  • Coordinates: 
    09°45'N 13°40'W
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Overview

Konkouré. 18/11/92; 90,000 ha; 09°45'N 013°41'W. Estuarine complex, forming part of the Konkouré River Delta, with extensive intertidal mud/sand flats, mangrove forests and adjoining marsh. Primary human activities include subsistence fishing and rice cultivation. Mangroves provide nesting sites for several rare bird species. Mudflats support large numbers of wintering Palearctic shorebirds. Ramsar site no. 575. Most recent RIS information: 1990.

Administrative region: 
Dubréka,Conakry,Koba-Tatéma

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
  • Last publication date: 
    18-11-1992

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