Poiplie

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Poiplie

  • Country: 
    Slovakia
  • Site number: 
    930
  • Area: 
    411 ha
  • Designation date: 
    17-02-1998
  • Coordinates: 
    48°04'N 19°01'E
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Overview

Poiplie. 17/02/98; Banská Bystrica; 411 ha; 48°04'N 019°01'E. The core area of the site is the Ipel River, an important tributary of the Danube River. It is linked with the extensive wetland ecosystem of the Ipoly Valley Ramsar site in Hungary. The area is a unique complex of well-preserved wetland habitats along the middle and lower part of the river floodplain within the Pannonian biogeographical region. Marshes and seasonally flooded grasslands along the river have a high level of biodiversity. There are two fragments of floodplain forest and scattered patches of willow shrub. Important habitat for migratory birds, mammals, amphibians spiders, and dragonflies. The site is used extensively for agriculture, poultry breeding, cattle grazing, and, on a limited scale, tourism. Ramsar site no. 930. Most recent RIS information: 1997.

Transboundary designation: 

Poiplie Ramsar Site is part of the "Ipoly Valley - Poiplie" Transboundary Ramsar Site with Hungary’s Ipoly Valley Ramsar Site (No. 1093). The Transboundary Ramsar Site was declared on 2 February 2007.

Administrative region: 
Banská Bystrica

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
  • Last publication date: 
    17-02-1998

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