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Khanchali Managed Reserve

Khanchali Managed Reserve
Georgian: ხანჩალის ტბის აღკვეთილი
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Khanchali Sanctuary.
Map showing the location of Khanchali Managed Reserve
Map showing the location of Khanchali Managed Reserve
Map showing the location of Khanchali Managed Reserve
Map showing the location of Khanchali Managed Reserve
Location Georgia
Coordinates41°15′25″N 43°33′00″E / 41.25694°N 43.55000°E / 41.25694; 43.55000
Area7.27 km2 (2.81 sq mi)
Governing bodyAgency of Protected Areas
WebsiteJavakheti Protected Areas Administration

Khanchali Managed Reserve (Georgian: ხანჩალის ტბის აღკვეთილი) is a protected area in Ninotsminda Municipality in Samtskhe-Javakheti region of Georgia. It protects Khanchali Lake on the south-eastern part of the volcanic Javakheti Plateau, at an altitude of 1928 meters above sea level.[1] Khanchali Lake has been considered to be included into Ramsar Convention list of Wetlands of international importance.[2]

Khanchali Managed Reserve is part of Javakheti Protected Areas which also includes Javakheti National Park, Kartsakhi Managed Reserve, Sulda Managed Reserve, Bugdasheni Managed Reserve, Madatapa Managed Reserve.[3]


Lake provide habitat to many birds, such as Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus), Green Warbler (Phylloscopus nitidus) to name just a few.[4]

Panorama of Khanchali lake.

See also


  1. ^ Khanchali in Georgia Protected Planet
  2. ^ "The Ramsar Bulletin Board, 2 December 2000". Archived from the original on 7 November 2018. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  3. ^ Javakheti Protected Areas Administration
  4. ^ Khanchali Lake, Samtskhe-Javakheti Region, Georgia
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