List of national parks of Gabon

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National parks of Gabon

There are 13 national parks in Gabon, all created in 2002 when President Omar Bongo established Gabon's National Agency for National Parks (French: Agence Nationale des Parcs Nationaux, ANPN).[1] The national parks cover 10% of the country.[2]

National parks[edit]

Name Area
Akanda National Park 540 km2 (210 sq mi)
Batéké Plateau National Park 2,034 km2 (785 sq mi)
Birougou National Park 690 km2 (270 sq mi)
Crystal Mountains National Park 1,200 km2 (460 sq mi)
Ivindo National Park 3,000 km2 (1,200 sq mi)
Loango National Park 1,550 km2 (600 sq mi)
Lopé National Park 4,910 km2 (1,900 sq mi)
Mayumba National Park 870 km2 (340 sq mi)
Minkébé National Park 7,570 km2 (2,920 sq mi)
Moukalaba-Doudou National Park 4,500 km2 (1,700 sq mi)
Mwangné National Park 1,160 km2 (450 sq mi)
Pongara National Park 929 km2 (359 sq mi)
Waka National Park 1,060 km2 (410 sq mi)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oxford Business Group. The Report: Gabon 2011. Oxford Business Group. p. 183. ISBN 978-1-907065-48-4. 
  2. ^ Sophie Warne (1 November 2003). Gabon, Sao Tome & Principe: The Bradt Travel Guide. Bradt Travel Guides. p. 32. ISBN 978-1-84162-073-2.