Kanuku Mountains Protected Area

41049 WDPA ID
6110.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Guyana


  • Original Name Kanuku Mountains Protected Area
  • English Designation Managed Resource Use Area
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2011
  • Sublocation GY-UT
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Protected Areas Commission
  • Management Plan Approved Management Plan 2015-2019
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2015, 2016, 2017


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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Guyana Updated: 2022 Protected Areas Commission (PAC)

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Kanuku Mountains Protected Area from the World Database on Protected Areas, November 2022. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net