Cuenca del Río Sanchón

555705284 WDPA ID
81.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)


  • Original Name Cuenca del Río Sanchón
  • English Designation Protective Zone (ZP)
  • IUCN Management Category VI
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1976
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Collaborative governance
  • Management Authority Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Agricultura Productiva y Tierras (MPPAPT) - 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 (2023). Protected Area Profile for Cuenca del Río Sanchón from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2023. Available at: