- Country:Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
- Site number:959
- Area:800,000 ha
- Designation date:11-09-1998
- Coordinates:16°10'S 68°52'W
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Lago Titicaca (Sector Boliviano). 26/08/98; La Paz; 800,000 ha; 16°10'S 068°52'W. Transboundary site between Bolivia and Peru. The site is characterized by a mixture of freshwater permanent lakes, rivers, associated marshes and high Andean peatlands. It harbours several rare species and threatened fish, birds and invertebrate species endemic to the high Andes. The area is used for agriculture, fishing, sheep and cattle ranching. Small-scale tourism is becoming more important. Ramsar site no. 959. Most recent RIS information: 1998.
- Last publication date:11-09-1998