Africa's newest World Heritage sites
Sudan's marine national park
The Sanganeb Atoll in the Red Sea is a World Heritage site since 2016. The coral reef is submerged 25 kilometers off the Sudanese coast. Dungonab Bay and Mukkawar Island, situated 125 km off Port Sudan, are included. The ecosystem consists of coral reefs, mangroves, seagrass beds inhabited by birds, sharks, turtles and manatees.