143001 WDPA ID
2035.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Nepal


  • Original Name कञ्चनजङ्घा संरक्षण क्षेत्र
  • English Designation Conservation Area
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1998
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Local communities
  • Management Authority Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPWC)
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2003, 2005
  • RAPPAM 2002
  • Birdlife IBA 2004


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Nepal Updated: 2014 Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation (DNPCWC), Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation, Nepal

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Kanchanjunga from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2021. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net