List of protected areas of Uganda

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Name Type IUCN Area km2 Area sq mi Region Year Gazetted
Bwindi Impenetrable[1] National Park II 327 126.3 Western 1991
Kibale[2] National Park II 766 295.8 Western 1932
Kidepo Valley[3] National Park II 1,430 552.1 Northern 1958
Lake Mburo National Park II 260[4] 100 Western 2006
Mgahinga Gorilla National Park II 38 14.7 Western 1991
Mount Elgon National Park II 1,110 428.6 Eastern 1992
Murchison Falls National Park II 3,877 1,496.9 Northern & Western 1952
Queen Elizabeth National Park II 2,056 793.8 Western 1952
Rwenzori Mountains National Park II 995 384.2 Western 1991
Semliki National Park II 220 84.9 Western 1993
Ajai Wildlife Reserve III 148 57.1 Northern 1965
Bokora Corridor Wildlife Reserve III 1,816 701.2 Northern 1964
Kabwoya Wildlife Reserve III 87 33.6 Western 1980
Katonga Wildlife Reserve III 210 81.1 Western 1998
Kigezi Wildlife Reserve III 265 102.3 Western 1952
Matheniko Wildlife Reserve III 1,757 678.4 Northern 1964
Pian Upe Wildlife Reserve III 2,304 889.6 Northern 1958
Semliki Wildlife Reserve Wildlife Reserve III 542 209.3 Western 1926
Karenga Community Wildlife Management Area VI 956 369.1 Northern 2002
Entebbe Wildlife Sanctuary VI 51 19.8 Central 1951
Ngamba Island Wildlife Sanctuary 40 hectares 100 acres Central 1998
Otze Forest Wildlife Sanctuary VI Northern 1995
Ziwa Rhino Wildlife Sanctuary 70 27 Central 2005
Lake Opeta Ramsar Site
Lake Bisina Ramsar Site
Lutembe Bay Ramsar Site
Mabamba Bay Ramsar Site
Murchison Falls Ramsar Site

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wal-mark Africa Safaris (15 September 2016). "7 tips for visiting Bwindi Impenetrable National Park". Cape Town: Africa Geographic. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  2. ^ Kibale Forest National Park (May 2019). "Kibale Forest National Park: Getting There". Uganda: Kibale Forest National Park. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  3. ^ Colin Hancock, and Heenali Patel (5 January 2016). "Kidepo National Park: Lush landscapes offer 'the best of Uganda'". Atlanta: Cable News Network. Retrieved 20 May 2019.
  4. ^ Great Lakes Safaris (2017). "About Lake Mburo National Park". Kampala: Great Lakes Safaris Limited. Retrieved 20 May 2019.