Faro National Park

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Faro National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Faro National Park
Map showing the location of Faro National Park
Location Cameroon
Coordinates 8°10′N 12°40′E / 8.167°N 12.667°E / 8.167; 12.667Coordinates: 8°10′N 12°40′E / 8.167°N 12.667°E / 8.167; 12.667
Area 3,300 km²
Governing body Cameroon National Parks

Faro National Park is a national park in Cameroon's North Province. It covers an area of 3,300 km2 (1,300 sq mi) and is close to the Nigerian border, surrounded on the eastern side by several hunting reserves.[1] It is home to cheetahs, black rhinoceros, elephants, and is known for its colonies of hippopotamuses.[2]

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  1. ^ Faro National Park (Important Birds Areas of Cameroon)
  2. ^ Riley, Laura; William Riley (2005). Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves. Princeton University Press. p. 40. ISBN 0-691-12219-9.