Which of the following states has the maximum number of Ramsar sites in India?

A Karnataka Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B Uttar Pradesh Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C Tamil Nadu Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D Madhya Pradesh Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E Odisha Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


  • Recently India added  11 more wetlands  to the list of  Ramsar sites to make total 75 Ramsar sites .
  • Tamil Nadu has now the maximum  no .  of Ramsar sites ( 14 nos),  followed by UP  which has 10 nos .  of Ramsar sites .
Recently Added sites :

New Ramsar Sites


Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary

Tamil Nadu

Suchindram Theroor Wetland Complex

Vaduvur Bird Sanctuary

Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary

Tampara Lake


Hirakud Reservoir

Ansupa Lake

Hygam Wetland Conservation Reserve

Jammu and Kashmir

Shallbugh Wetland Conservation Reserve

Yashwant Sagar

Madhya Pradesh

Thane Creek

Maharashtra Learn Along :

  • The Ramsar convention is an intergovernmental environmental treaty that was established by UNESCO on February 2, 1971 which came into force in 1975
  • The convention got its name from Ramsar city in Iran on the Caspian Sea, where the treaty was signed .
  • It provides for international cooperation and national action regarding conservation of wetlands and sustainable use of their resources .
  • India signed it on 1st Feb 1982 .
  • During 1982 to 2013, a total of 26 sites were added to the list of Ramsar sites, however, during 2014 to 2022, the country has added 49 new wetlands to the list of Ramsar sites .

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