Protected-Areas

Protected Wildlife Areas of Ethiopia, with their size

  1. National parks
  2. Name of the National parks Location Year established Area In km2
    1 Awash Oromiya & Afar(F) 1958 756
    2 Simian Mountains Amhara R. S(F) 1959 412
    3 Alatish Amhara R. S(F) 1997 2666
    4 Bahir Dar Blue Nile river Millennium Amhara R.S 2008 4729
    5 Borena saynt Amhara R.S 2001 4325
    6 Bale Mountains Oromiya R.S(F) 1962 2200
    7 Abijata lakes Oromiya R.S(F) 1963 887
    8 Omo S.N.N.P R.S(F) 1959 3566
    9 Nech sar S.N.N.P R.S(F) 1966 514
    10 Mago S.N.N.P R.S 1974 1942
    11 Chebera Churchura S.N.N.P R.S 1997 1190
    12 Maze S.N.N.P R.S 1997 202
    13 Yangudi-rassa Afar R.S(F) 1969 4731
    14 Gambela Gambela R.S(F) 1966 5061
    15 Geraile Somali R.S 1998 3558
    16 Dati Wolel Oromia R.S 1998 431
    17 Yabello Oromia R.S 1978 2500
    18 Gibe Sheleko S.N.N.P R.S 2001 248
    19 Loka Abaya S.N.N.P R.S 2001 500
    20 Kafeta Shiraro Tigray R.S(F) 1999 5000

    Note: ‘ R.S ’ stands for Regional State.
    ‘ (F) ’ stands for Administering by Federal government.

  3. WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES
  4. Name of the
    Sanctuaries
    Location Year established Area
    In km2
    21 Babile elephant Oromiya & Somali R.(F) 1962 6987
    22 Senkele Oromiya & S.N.N.P R.S(F) 1964 54
    23 Deara Oromiya R.S 1986 19.4
  5. WILDLIFE RESERVES
  6. Name of the
    Wildlife reserve
    Location Year established Area
    In km2
    24 Tama S.N.N.P R.S - 1,665
    25 Chelbi S.N.N.P R.S - 4,212
  7. Controlled hunting areas
  8. Name of the Control hunting areas Location Year of establishment
    (E.C)
    Area
    In km2
    26 Abasheba Demero Oromiya R.S 1994 210
    27 Areba-Gugu Oromiya R.S 1995 341
    28 Dindin Oromiya R.S - 280
    29 Besemena-Odobulu Oromiya R.S 1993 350
    30 Munessa-Kukie Oromiya R.S 1993 111
    31 Shedem Berbere Oromiya R.S 1988 170
    32 Hanto Oromiya R.S 1991 190
    33 Bilen Hertalie Afar R.S - 1,090
    34 Chifera Afar R.S 1998 510
    35 Telalak-Dewe Afar R.S - 457
    36 Murullie S.N.N.P R.S - 690
    37 Wilshet-Sala S.N.N.P R.S 2000 350
    38 Sororo-Torgam Oromiya R.S 2000 78
    39 Haro Abadiko Oromiya R.S 2000 200
    40 Urgan Bula Oromiya R.S 2000 78
    41 Hurfa Soma Oromiya R.S 2000 215
    42 Adaba-Dodola Oromiya R.S 2000 736
  9. Open hunting areas
  10. Name of the Open hunting areas Location Year of establishment
    (E.C)
    Area
    In km2
    43 Gara Gumbi Oromiya R.S - 140
    44 Gara Miti Oromiya R.S - 240
    45 Alluto Oromiya R.S - 280
    46 Sinana Oromiya R.S - 15
    47 Jibat Oromiya R.S - 100
    48 Debre Libanos Oromiya R.S - 31
    49 Gelila Dura Afar R.S - 140
  11. Community Conservation areas
  12. Name of the Community Con'n areas Location Year of establishment
    (E.C)
    Area
    In km2
    50 Simien Gibe S.N.N.P R.S 2001 49
    51 Garameba S.N.N.P R.S 2001 25
    52 Guassa Amhara R.S
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