Mount Elgon National Park

MIKE Site Information

Country: Uganda

Region: East Africa

Site Name: Mount Elgon National Park

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Mount Elgon
in
Uganda
WPDA ID
28175
Reported Area
1110 km²
Management Effectiveness Evaluations
Birdlife IBA
2001
IMET
2016
Attributes
Original Name
Mount Elgon
English Designation
National Park
IUCN Management Category
II
Status
Designated
Type of Designation
National
Status Year
1951
Governance Type
Governance by Government
Management Authority
Uganda Wildlife Authority
Management Plan
Not Reported

DONORS

An initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States funded by the European Union

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