7870 WDPA ID
686.0 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Nigeria


  • Original Name Sambisa
  • English Designation Game Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1978
  • Sublocation NG-BO
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Protected areas of Nigeria Updated: 1990 Nigerian Conservation Foundation

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Sambisa from the World Database on Protected Areas, October 2023. Available at: