About Bulunqul

Bulunkul is a shallow, freshwater lake in Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Province, in the south-east of the Central Asian nation of Tajikstan, about 130 km east of the provincial capital of Khorugh. Lying in the upper Gunt valley of the Pamir Mountains, it has an area of 3900 ha with a maximum depth of 6 m. Dense vegetation covers much of its surface. It is 1.5 km from a similar lake, Yashilkul, both of which are surrounded by other wetlands as well as sand and pebble plains. It forms part of the Bulunkul and Yashilkul lakes and mountains Important Bird Area.JuteVilla