Okavango Delta System in Botswana

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

145516

Reported Area

55374.0 km²

Data Provider

Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties

Attributes

Original Name Okavango Delta System

English Designation Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

IUCN Management Category Not Reported

Status Designated

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1996

Sublocation BW-NW

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Management plan is implented and available

International Criteria (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v) (vi)

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

3 Countries involved

19 Protected Areas

  • Botswana
  • Namibia
  • Angola

Display options

Okavango Delta System Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Mudumu National Park

Nkasa Rupara National Park

Bwabwata National Park

Mashi Communal Conservancy

Balyerwa Communal Conservancy

Dzoti Communal Conservancy

Lianshulu Concession

Okavango Delta World Heritage Site

Bwabwata-Okavango Ramsar Site Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Chobe National Park

National Park Luengue-Luiana National Park

Kwandu Communal Conservancy

Kwandu Community Forest

Kwandu Community Forest

Caprivi Forest Reserve

Chobe National Park

Chobe National Park

Kasane Forest 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

Mudumu

in Namibia

Mudumu

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

30051

Year of Designation

Reported Area

716.0 km2

Nkasa Rupara

in Namibia

Nkasa Rupara

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

30052

Year of Designation

Reported Area

338.0 km2

Bwabwata

in Namibia

Bwabwata

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

303692

Year of Designation

Reported Area

6277.0 km2

Mashi

in Namibia

Mashi

English Designation

Communal Conservancy

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542913

Year of Designation

Reported Area

296.8 km2

Balyerwa

in Namibia

Balyerwa

English Designation

Communal Conservancy

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542970

Year of Designation

Reported Area

225.2 km2

Dzoti

in Namibia

Dzoti

English Designation

Communal Conservancy

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542972

Year of Designation

Reported Area

245.7 km2

Lianshulu

in Namibia

Lianshulu

English Designation

Concession

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542993

Year of Designation

Reported Area

8.0 km2

Okavango Delta

in Botswana

Okavango Delta

English Designation

World Heritage Site

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

555577555

Year of Designation

Reported Area

20235.9 km2

Bwabwata-Okavango Ramsar Site

in Namibia

Bwabwata-Okavango Ramsar Site

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555624128

Year of Designation

Reported Area

469.6 km2

Chobe

in Botswana

Chobe

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

600

Year of Designation

Reported Area

11000.0 km2

National Park Luengue-Luiana

in Angola

National Park Luengue-Luiana

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

4493

Year of Designation

Reported Area

22610.0 km2

Kwandu

in Namibia

Kwandu

English Designation

Communal Conservancy

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542918

Year of Designation

Reported Area

189.5 km2

Kwandu

in Namibia

Kwandu

English Designation

Community Forest

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542977

Year of Designation

Reported Area

212.0 km2

Kwandu

in Namibia

Kwandu

English Designation

Community Forest

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555542977

Year of Designation

Reported Area

212.0 km2

Caprivi

in Namibia

Caprivi

English Designation

Forest Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

7442

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1484.4 km2

Chobe

in Botswana

Chobe

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

600

Year of Designation

Reported Area

11000.0 km2

Chobe

in Botswana

Chobe

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Ib

WDPA ID

600

Year of Designation

Reported Area

11000.0 km2

Kasane

in Botswana

Kasane

English Designation

Forest Reserve

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

7457

Year of Designation

Reported Area

149.3 km2