Richtersveld National Park in South Africa

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WDPA ID

30851

Reported Area

1702.8 km²

Data Provider

Department of Environmental Affairs

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Richtersveld National Park

English Designation National Park

IUCN Management Category Not Reported

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1991

Sublocation ZA-NC

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority South African National Parks

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

5 Protected Areas

  • Namibia
  • South Africa

Display options

Tsau // Khaeb (Sperrgebiet) National Park

Richtersveld National Park National Park

Orange River Mouth Wetland Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Ai-Ais Hot Springs National Park

Orange River Mouth Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

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

Tsau // Khaeb (Sperrgebiet)

in Namibia

Tsau // Khaeb (Sperrgebiet)

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

303691

Year of Designation

Reported Area

21812.0 km2

Orange River Mouth Wetland

in South Africa

Orange River Mouth Wetland

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

68172

Year of Designation

Reported Area

43.7 km2

Ai-Ais Hot Springs

in Namibia

Ai-Ais Hot Springs

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

8785

Year of Designation

Reported Area

4354.0 km2

Orange River Mouth

in Namibia

Orange River Mouth

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

95355

Year of Designation

Reported Area

5.0 km2