Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department



General Information about Wetland

Wetlands in Hong Kong

There are around 6,640 ha of inland wetlands in Hong Kong, mainly found in the northwestern New Territories. They include reservoir (approx. 2,480 ha), aquaculture pond (approx.1,590 ha), marsh (approx. 1,100 ha), artificial drainage channel (approx. 720 ha), river & stream (approx. 460 ha) and  wet agricultural land (approx. 290 ha). These wetlands have ecological, functional and also amenity values.

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Last Review Date : 15 November 2017