W (Benin) in Benin

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WDPA ID

12201

Reported Area

5020.0 km²

Vulnerability Assessment

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Data Provider

Insititut National de l'Information géographique et forestière, France

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name W (Benin)

English Designation National Park

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1954

Sublocation BJ-AL

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

3 Countries involved

12 Protected Areas

  • Burkina Faso
  • Benin
  • Niger

Display options

W du Burkina Faso National Park

W (Benin) National Park

W-Arly-Pendjari Complex World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

Parc national du W Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Atakora Hunting Zone

Kourtiagou Partial Faunal Reserve

Parc National du W Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Parc W Niger National Park

Boucle de la Pendjari National Park

Arly Faunal Reserve

Arly Partial Faunal Reserve

Madjoari Faunal Reserve

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

W du Burkina Faso

in Burkina Faso

W du Burkina Faso

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

1048

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2350.0 km2

W-Arly-Pendjari Complex

in Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger

W-Arly-Pendjari Complex

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

124385

Year of Designation

Reported Area

14948.3 km2

Parc national du W

in Niger

Parc national du W

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

17727

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2200.0 km2

Atakora

in Benin

Atakora

English Designation

Hunting Zone

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

2254

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1220.0 km2

Kourtiagou

in Burkina Faso

Kourtiagou

English Designation

Partial Faunal Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

3226

Year of Designation

Reported Area

510.0 km2

Parc National du W

in Burkina Faso

Parc National du W

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

67824

Year of Designation

Reported Area

8954.8 km2

Parc W Niger

in Niger

Parc W Niger

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

818

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2200.0 km2

Boucle de la Pendjari

in Benin

Boucle de la Pendjari

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

597

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2755.0 km2

Arly

in Burkina Faso

Arly

English Designation

Faunal Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

4488

Year of Designation

Reported Area

760.0 km2

Arly

in Burkina Faso

Arly

English Designation

Partial Faunal Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

9264

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1300.0 km2

Madjoari

in Burkina Faso

Madjoari

English Designation

Faunal Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

9265

Year of Designation

Reported Area

170.0 km2