Kinjhar Lake

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Kinjhar Lake

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  • Area: 
    13,468 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    24°56'N 68°03'E
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Kinjhar (Kalri) Lake. 23/07/76; Sindh; 13,468 ha; 24°56'N 068°03'E. Wildlife Sanctuary. The largest freshwater lake in Pakistan, supporting extensive reedbeds and rich submerged and floating vegetation. An internationally important area for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds, supporting as many as 140,000 birds, including European Wigeon, Black Coot and Common Pochard. The lake is a major source of drinking water for Karachi and supports an important fishery. Ramsar site no. 99.

Administrative region: 
Sindh Province

  • National legal designation: 
    • wildlife sanctuary
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