Dunajské luhy

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Dunajské luhy

  • Country: 
    Slovakia
  • Site number: 
    605
  • Area: 
    14,488 ha
  • Designation date: 
    26-05-1993
  • Coordinates: 
    47°55'N 17°27'E
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Overview

Dunajské luhy (Danube flood plains). 26/05/93; 14,488 ha; 47°56'N 017°35'E. A section of the Danube River and its floodplain along the Austrian and Hungarian borders. The site includes a network of tributaries, oxbow lakes, sand and gravel banks, floodplains, floodplain forest, reedbeds, marshes, and low-lying meadows. The floodplains represent the most valuable source of drinking water aquifers in Central Europe. The area is important for its diverse flora and fauna and especially for staging waterbirds. Human activities include forestry, recreation, and fishing. Ramsar site no. 605. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Bratislava,Senec,Dunajská Streda,Komárno

  • National legal designation: 
    • protected landscape area
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1998

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