Niokolo-Koba National Park

Niokolo-Koba National Park

Niokolo-Koba National Park is a protected area located in southeastern Senegal near the borders with Guinea and Guinea-Bissau. The forests along the Gambia River and the Niokolo savanna plains are home to a large number of animals such as derby antelopes, chimpanzees, lions, leopards, reptiles, amphibians, and a large number of elephants, as well as more than 300 species of birds.

Niokolo-Koba National Park was inscribed in 1981 in the UNESCO World Heritage List in Senegal.
by Niels Broekzitter, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
by Niels Broekzitter, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
by Niels Broekzitter, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

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UNESCO

World Heritage Site

1981

Niokolo-Koba National Park

Date of Inscription

1981

See also in Senegal