Makgadikgadi Pans

1224 WDPA ID
4902.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Botswana


  • Original Name Makgadikgadi Pans
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category Ib
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1992
  • Sublocation BW-CE
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Department of Wildlife and National Parks
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Botswana Updated: 2013 Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Botswana

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Makgadikgadi Pans from the World Database of Protected Areas, May 2021. Available at: