Lake Abiad

18763 WDPA ID
5000.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location South Sudan


  • Original Name Lake Abiad
  • English Designation Bird Sanctuary
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Proposed
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year Not Reported
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority South Sudan National Wildlife Service (SSWS)
  • Management Plan Not Existing
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of South Sudan Updated: 2014 South Sudan National Wildlife Service (SSWS); Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) South Sudan Program

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Lake Abiad from the World Database on Protected Areas, February 2024. Available at: