36534 WDPA ID
2254.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Nigeria


  • Original Name Yankari
  • English Designation Forest Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1999
  • Sublocation NG-BA
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • Birdlife IBA 2013


Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas of Nigeria Updated: 1978 Government of Nigeria, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Federal Department of Forestry

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