Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page
La réserve du Dja, Ministère du Tourisme du Cameroun (french only)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1987
Size of heritage: 526,000 ha

Longitude: 13,000°
Latitude: 3,000°


This is one of the largest and best-protected rainforests in Africa, with 90% of its area left undisturbed. Almost completely surrounded by the Dja River, which forms a natural boundary, the reserve is especially noted for its biodiversity and a wide variety of primates. It contains 107 mammal species, five of which are threatened.

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