Mount Elgon in Kenya

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.

WDPA ID

7660

Reported Area

730.89 km²

Data Provider

Survey Branch of the Kenya Forest Department

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Mount Elgon

English Designation Forest Reserve

IUCN Management Category Not Reported

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1932

Sublocation

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

5 Protected Areas

  • Uganda
  • Kenya

Display options

Mount Elgon National Park

Chepkitale National Reserve

Mt. Elgon National Park

Mount Elgon Forest Reserve

Mount Elgon UNESCO-MAB Biosphere 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

Mount Elgon

in Uganda

Mount Elgon

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

28175

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1110.0 km2

Chepkitale

in Kenya

Chepkitale

English Designation

National Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555621998

Year of Designation

Reported Area

178.2 km2

Mt. Elgon

in Kenya

Mt. Elgon

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

760

Year of Designation

Reported Area

169.0 km2

Mount Elgon

in Uganda

Mount Elgon

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

902529

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.0 km2