Shadegan

Shadegan is small city located in the South of Khuzestan Province, 70 kilometers to Ahwaz with 57000 Hectares Arable lands and a huge, famous, and beautiful pond with 400000 hectares area.

Shadegan International Ponds is one of the biggest ponds in the world that was registered in the list of international ponds in Ramsar Convention 1971. Jarahi River supplies water of Shadegan ponds about 900 million cubic meters per year. 152 species brides, 40 species mammals, as well as many species of reptiles, insects and plants have been recognized that lived in Shadegan International Ponds such as wild boar (Sus scrofa), jungle cat (Felis chaus), Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), and common bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus).

Palm is the native tree, and also breeding buffalo is common in Shadegan. A group of native people live into the Shadegan Pond and they use native boat for transportation and crossing the ponds. Boating in the ponds is one of the best experiences for Tourists and they can see swimming buffaloes, birds, and other animals.

Shadegan Museum is another site that you can get more information about all the species of Shadegan International Ponds.