Tuesday, March 5, 2013


Hakaluki Haor is a marsh wetland ecological system of Eastern Bangladesh in an area bordering Assam, India.[1] It is one of Bangladesh's largest and one of Asia's larger marsh wetland resources. Some 190,000 people live in the surrounding Hakaluki haor area.[2]
Hakaluki Haor was designated an Ecologically Critical Area (ECA). It also is a protected Ramsar site[3] of international importance for the conservation and sustainable utilization of wetlands.
The surface area of Hakaluki Haor is 181.15 km2, of which 72.46 km2 (40.01%) is within the territory of Barlekha Upazila. The haor is partly under the jurisdiction of Barlekha Upazila

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