Waddensea Area in Netherlands

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WDPA ID

12754

Reported Area

2600.0 km²

Data Provider

Common Wadden Sea Secretariat Virchowstr. 1 D-26382 Wilhelmshaven Germany

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Waddensea Area

English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Designated

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1986

Sublocation

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

3 Countries involved

10 Protected Areas

  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Denmark

Display options

Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer National Park

Waddensea Area UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

The Wadden Sea World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

Waddenzee Nature Conservation Act

Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)

Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)

Waddenzee Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)

Waddensea of Lower Saxony UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Wattenmeer, Ostfriesisches Wattenmeer & Dollart Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Wadden Sea Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer

in Germany

Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

11837

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3450.0 km2

The Wadden Sea

in Denmark, Germany, Netherlands

The Wadden Sea

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

478638

Year of Designation

Reported Area

11434.0 km2

Waddenzee

in Netherlands

Waddenzee

English Designation

Nature Conservation Act

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

555514173

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2717.7 km2

Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer

in Germany

Nationalpark Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555518119

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2769.6 km2

Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer

in Germany

Niedersächsisches Wattenmeer und angrenzendes Küstenmeer

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555537299

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3548.8 km2

Waddenzee

in Netherlands

Waddenzee

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542259

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2717.7 km2

Waddensea of Lower Saxony

in Germany

Waddensea of Lower Saxony

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

67743

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2400.0 km2

Wattenmeer, Ostfriesisches Wattenmeer & Dollart

in Germany

Wattenmeer, Ostfriesisches Wattenmeer & Dollart

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

67936

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1216.2 km2

Wadden Sea

in Netherlands

Wadden Sea

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

68102

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2500.0 km2