Eastern Anatolian montane steppe

WWF Abstract

The two most striking features of this rugged, remote ecoregion are two large salt lakes. These lakes are ecologically important breeding grounds for birds. As a whole this ecoregion is important for the diversity and distribution of some fruit and nut trees.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Grasslands, Savannas, and Shrublands
Countries:Iran, Turkey, Armenia
Area:41,535,998 acres (16,809,022 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Protected Areas

Lake Orumieh National Park
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER