Kainji National Park

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Kainji National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Hippo Lake (Oli River) in Kainji National Park
Map showing the location of Kainji National Park
Map showing the location of Kainji National Park
Location Niger State and Kwara State,  Nigeria
Coordinates 10°22′06″N 4°33′17″E / 10.3684°N 4.55472°E / 10.3684; 4.55472Coordinates: 10°22′06″N 4°33′17″E / 10.3684°N 4.55472°E / 10.3684; 4.55472
Area 5,340.82 km2 (2,062.10 sq mi)
Established 1978

Kainji National Park is a national park in Niger State and Kwara State, Nigeria. Established in 1978. It covers an area of about 5340.82 km² in total. The park includes three distinct sectors: a part of the Kainji Lake in which fishing is restricted, the Borgu Game Reserve to the west of the lake, and the Zugurma Game Reserve to the southeast.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kainji Lake National Park". United Nations Environment Programme: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Retrieved 2010-10-21.