Kiang West

2289 WDPA ID
236.21 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Gambia


  • Original Name Kiang West National Park
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1987
  • Sublocation GM-L
  • Governance Type Joint governance
  • Management Authority Department of Parks and Wildlife Management
  • Management Plan Yes
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • RAPPAM 2009
  • METT 2010, 2011


Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of The Gambia Updated: 2020 Department of Parks and Wildlife Management and National Environment Agency, Banjul, The Gambia

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Kiang West from the World Database of Protected Areas, June 2021. Available at: