Rann of Kutch

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Rann of Kutch is in the top left in turquoise colour. The Gulf of Kutch is further down below the Kutch region.

The Rann of Kutch is a salt marsh in the Thar Desert. It is between Sindh, Pakistan and Gujarat, India. It is divided into two main parts; the Great Rann of Kutch and the Little Rann of Kutch.

The marsh covers an area of around 25,000 square kilometres (9,700 sq mi). It is between the Gulf of Kutch and the mouth of the Indus River in southern Pakistan.

The region is important for biodiversity.[1][2]

The Rann of Kutch is the homeland of the Kutchi people.

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  1. Negi, Sharad Singh (1996). [Biosphere reserves in India: landuse, biodiversity and conservation Biosphere reserves in India: landuse, biodiversity and conservation]. Indus Publishing. pp. 221. ISBN 9788173870439. Biosphere reserves in India: landuse, biodiversity and conservation.
  2. Sharma, R.P. (10 Nov 2011). The Indian forester, Volume 127, Issues 7-12. University of Minnesota. http://books.google.co.in/books?id=o-csAQAAMAAJ&q=Great+Rann+of+Kutch&dq=Great+Rann+of+Kutch&hl=en&sa=X&ei=zV5oT9GjFI-JrAf76Zj4Bw&redir_esc=y.