Chebera Churchura National Park

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Chebera Churchura National Park is a national park located in Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region in the south west of Ethiopia. The park was founded by the regional government in 2005.[1]

The park covers 1,250 km2 and contains four types of habitat. Most of the park, 62%, is wooded grassland dominated by elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum), with montane woodland comprising 29% and woodland and riparian forest the rest. 37 species of large mammal, including African elephants, have been recorded in the park, and 237 species of bird.


  1. ^ Acha, Alemayehu; Temesgen, Mathewos (2015). "Approaches to Human-Wildlife Conflict Management in and around Chebera-Churchura National Park, Southern Ethiopia" (PDF). Asian Journal of Conservation Biology. 4 (2): 136–142.

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Coordinates: 6°52′N 36°40′E / 6.87°N 36.66°E / 6.87; 36.66