Facts and Data

Official Unesco Page
Le patrimoine naturel du Niger (Délégation du Niger auprès de l'UNESCO)(french only)
La Région du W du Niger (french only)

Basis Data:
Unesco World heritage since: 1996
Size of heritage: 220,000 ha

Longitude: 2,350°
Latitude: 12,350°


The part of 'W' National Park that lies in Niger is situated in a transition zone between savannah and forest lands and represents important ecosystem characteristics of the West African Woodlands/Savannah Biogeographical Province. The site reflects the interaction between natural resources and humans since Neolithic times and illustrates the evolution of biodiversity in this zone.

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