The Hawf Area

The Hawf Area

The Hawf Area or Hawf Nature Reserve is a nature reserve located in Al Mahrah Governorate in Yemen, near the border with the Sultanate of Oman. It is a mountainous area that extends along the southern coast of Yemen and is interspersed with a group of valleys.
The reserve receives annual seasonal rains and is covered with tropical trees and seasonal plants. It is home to many wild animals, including mammals and reptiles, in addition to a variety of bird species, including rare and endangered ones.

The Hawf Area was submitted in 2002 to the UNESCO Tentative List in Yemen.
by الحارث بن سعيد بن عمر حبيشان (cropped), CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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UNESCO

Tentative List

2002

The Hawf Area

Date of Submission

2002