Japan / Nansei Shoto Region /

JP167Senkaku islands

Site Description

Coastline; Forest ; Grassland

The site is a group of islets located in the southwest of the East China Sea. They are also called Senkakuretto archipelago. The island chain is called Diaoyu Islands in the People’s Republic of China, while it is called Diaoyu Archipelago in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Area & Coordinates

630ha 25°50′N 123°35′E
region: Nansei Shoto Region, Okinawa


A1, A4i, A4ii

Protection Status


Conservation issues


Diomedea nigripes, Diomedea albatrus, Sula leucogaster, Sula dactylatra, Sterna fuscata

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