Gran Morichal

555705282 WDPA ID
1297.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)


  • Original Name Gran Morichal
  • English Designation Wildlife Reserve (REFA)
  • IUCN Management Category IV
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2001
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ecosocialismo (MINEC)
  • Management Plan No
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas of Venezuela Updated: 2020 Ministerio del Poder Popular para el Ecosocialismo (MINEC); Instituto Nacional de Parques (INPARQUES), Venezuela

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Gran Morichal from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2022. Available at: