Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page
Le Parc du Kahuzi-Biega

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1980
Size of heritage: 600,000 ha

Longitude: 28,750°
Latitude: -1,500°


A vast area of primary tropical forest dominated by two spectacular extinct volcanoes, Kahuzi and Biega, the park has a diverse and abundant fauna. One of the last groups of eastern lowland (graueri) gorillas (consisting of only some 250 individuals) lives at between 2,100 and 2,400 m above sea-level.

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