Keenjhar Lake


Keenjhar Lake
Some 24 km north of Thatta, is the large man-made Keenjhar Lake, which is 30 km long and 10 kmwide. The lake has facilities for angling and boating. PTDC motels offer foodand accommodation


 Keenjhar Lake has been declared a ramsar site and a wildlife sanctuary. It provides a favorable habitat of winter migratory birds like ducks, geese, flamingos, cormorants, waders, herons, egrets, ibises, terns, coots and gulls. It has been observed as a breeding area of the black-crowned night heron, the cotton pygmy goose, purple swamphen, and pheasant-tailed jacana.[3]

Keenjhar Lake is a popular tourist resort. A large number of people visit it daily from Karachi, Hyderabad and Thatta to enjoy picnic, swimming, fishing, and boating.

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