Biosphere Reserve Information

Kazakhstan

Alakol

2013

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The Alakol biosphere reserve covers 193 089 hectares. It is located in the desert zone of Eurasia in the central part of the Alakol inter-mountain depression and lies on the Central Asian–Indian bird migration route. The wetlands of the reserve are of global significance as a habitat and as a nesting site for water birds.

Administrative Authorities

Alakol State Nature Reserve

Contact

Contact Address

Telephone

Alakol Biosphere Reserve, 32 Kabanbai batyr Str., Usharal City, Alakol district, Almaty Province, 040200, Kazakhstan

(+7 728) 332 3597 / +7 728 332 2147

Fax

(+7 728) 332 5119

E-mail

Website

Location

Latitude

45°22'00''N – 46°45'00''N

Longitude

80°29'00''E – 82°25'00''E

Area (hectares)

Surface Area

193,089

Core Area

19,712

Buffer Area

26,667

Transition Area

146,710

Map

Last updated: 2013

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