Band-E-Amir

Afghanistan
Date of Submission: 08/09/2004
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Ministry of Irrigation, Water Resources and Environment and Ministry of Agriculture
Coordinates: Longitude32°-36°Latitude: 66°-69°
Ref.: 1946

Description

Band-E-Amir is a naturally created group of lakes with special geological formations and structure, as well as natural and unique beauty. Depth is not known, the color is pure blue. It has historical and natural background which has not been disturbed until now.

For the attraction of the local and international tourists, Band-E-Amir is important, and is protected as a National Park of Afghanistan.