Protected areas of Swaziland

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Protected areas of Swaziland include any geographical area protected for a specific use inside the landlocked country of Swaziland, southern Africa.

Within Swaziland there is a mix of national, private and community-owned protected areas. They include national parks, nature reserves, wildlife sanctuaries and game reserves.

National parks[edit]

Wildlife sanctuaries[edit]

Game reserves[edit]

Nature reserves[edit]

Other protected areas[edit]

Swaziland's involvement with various transfrontier parks[edit]

Lubombo Conservancy[edit]

Situated in the Lubombo District, the conservancy is part of the Lubombo Transfrontier Conservation Area, which straddles the border between South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, southern Mozambique and the northeastern part of Swaziland. It includes the Hlane Royal National Park, the Mlawula Nature Reserve, the Shewula Community Nature Reserve, the Mbuluzi Game Reserve, the Nkhalashane Siza Ranch and the Inyoni Yami Swaziland Irrigation Scheme (IYSIS). It is Swaziland's largest conservancy area.[8]

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