El Zarza

555592956 WDPA ID
36.96 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Ecuador


  • Original Name El Zarza
  • English Designation Wildlife Refuge
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2011
  • Sublocation EC-Z
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministry of Environment
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. National System of Protected Areas, Ecuador Updated: 2023 Dirección de Áreas Protegidas y Otras Formas de Conservación, Ministerio del Ambiente, Agua y Transición Ecológica

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for El Zarza from the World Database on Protected Areas, November 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net