Mlawula Nature Reserve

7451 WDPA ID
161.52 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Eswatini, the Kingdom of


  • Original Name Mlawula Nature Reserve
  • English Designation Nature Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1977
  • Sublocation SZ-LU
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority National Trust Commission
  • Management Plan Management Plan is available and is being reviewed
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Swaziland Updated: 2020 Swaziland National Trust Commission

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Mlawula Nature Reserve from the World Database of Protected Areas, June 2021. Available at: