4093 WDPA ID
3170.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Zambia


  • Original Name Namwala
  • English Designation Game Management Area
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1971
  • Sublocation ZM-07
  • Governance Type Collaborative governance
  • Management Authority Department of National Parks and Wildlife
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Zambia Updated: 2021 Department of National Parks and Wildlife

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