Miankaleh Lagoon

Iran's bird-watching paradise

Anzali Lagoon

Birds,Tulips,Lilis in Anzali Lagoon

Howz Soltan Lake of Qom

Howz Soltan, Natural Mirror

Lakes and Wetlands-Lagoons of Iran

Lakes and wetlands-Lagoons

  • About Wetlands of Iran

    • Wetlands-Lagoons of Iran. Of the 42 types of wetlands identified by the Ramsar Convention in the world, except one type of wetland, the turbograss, the rest are found in Iran, which indicates a large variety of Iranian wetlands. Also, lots of wetlands Iran is very large due to the size of the country and the range of their dimensions vary widely, so that their range varies from less than a few hectares to more than 500,000 hectares. More than 84 internationally recognized wetlands have been identified, of which 33 wetlands have been listed in the 22 conventions, with a total area of ​​1481147 hectares, to the Ramsar Convention and are subject to the provisions of this Convention.
  • About Lakes of Iran

    • The number of Iranian lakes due to its geological status is relatively high. Some of these lakes are permanent and some of them are dry in most days of the year. Among the most important permanent lakes in Iran, besides the Caspian Sea, one can mention the lakes of Urumia, Bakhtegan, Jazmourian, Parishan, Maharlou, Zaryar and Hamoun. Iran is a part of the semi-arid and arid lands of Asia with relatively low annual rainfall. Hence, its lakes are low and often in the dug out of the earth. However, some of Iran's lakes, such as the lakes of Tar and Gohar, are on the high. Persistent lakes in Iran are mostly restricted to the northwest and southwestern Iran. In arid and desert areas, the lakes are seasonal and terminal and have salt water. In Iran there are 28 natural lakes and 9 lakes formed by the dam construction.

Miankaleh Wetland Birds Paradise

Miankaleh Lagoon or Wetland is an international Lagoon or Wetland and is considered one of the 12 biosphere reserves of the earth. Miankaleh Lagoon or Wetland Iran's bird-watching paradise, and rare birds from around the world can be seen in this area.

Nearby are some of the most beautiful and fascinating attractions of Iranian nature such as Naz Plain, Miankaleh Peninsula, Ashooradeh Island.

Anzali Lagoon of Iran

One of the most beautiful Wetlands Landscapes in Gilan is Anzali Lagoon. With an area of ​​about 20,000 hectares in northern Iran, located in Gilan province. The Anzali Lagoon is considered to be one of the coolest and largest natural habitats of Iranian herbivores, and is home to a large number of birds coming to Iran from northern neighboring countries each year. Anzali wetland is not comparable with any of Iran's wetlands because of its geographical location due to its high humidity and water quality.