Kalahari Gemsbok National Park

9589.56 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location South Africa


  • Original Name Kalahari Gemsbok National Park
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category Not Assigned
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1931
  • Sublocation ZA-NC
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority South African National Parks
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2012, 2013
  • Birdlife IBA 2008


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. South Africa Protected Areas Database (SAPAD) Updated: 2020 Department of Environmental Affairs

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Kalahari Gemsbok National Park from the World Database of Protected Areas, April 2021. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net