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Status and Trends in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific Group of States

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Congo, Dem. Rep.

Capital: Kinshasa
World Bank Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
World Bank Income level: Low income

 
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Terrestrial Protected Areas over 100km2
Name WDPA ID (Link to DOPA) WDPA ID (Link to BIOPAMA) Area (km2) IUCN Management Category
Abumonbazi 301834 301834 5745 Not Reported
Bili-Uere 20324 20324 32792 VI
Bombo Lumene 5183 5183 2170 VI
Bomu 555512073 555512073 6546 Ib
Bomu 555512064 555512064 4125 II
Bushimaie 20337 20337 4330 VI
Gangala-na Bodio 20327 20327 9859 VI
Garamba 1083 1083 4949 II
Garamba National Park 4327 4327 5128 Not Assigned
Itombwe 72312 72312 6033 Not Reported
Kahuzi-Biega 1082 1082 6731 II
Kahuzi-Biega National Park 4328 4328 6567 Not Assigned
Kisimba Ikobo 350001 350001 970 Not Reported
Kundelungu 1084 1084 8041 II
Lomako-Yokokala 555512077 555512077 3628 Not Reported
Luama-Katanga 555512065 555512065 2303 Not Reported
Luama-Kivu 555512066 555512066 3908 VI
Lubudi-Sampwe 555512067 555512067 3418 VI
Lufira 555512070 555512070 667 Not Reported
Luki 555512071 555512071 310 Not Reported
Luo Scientific Reserve 72340 72340 480 Not Reported
Lyondji Bonobo Community Reserve 555555524 555555524 1035 Not Reported
Maika-Penge 20330 20330 1506 VI
Maiko 1080 1080 11017 II
Mangai 555512074 555512074 1899 VI
Mangrove Nature Reserve or Marine Park 37044 37044 697 Not Reported
Okapi 37043 37043 13940 II
Okapi Wildlife Reserve 124389 124389 13940 Not Assigned
Parc Marin des Mangroves 555512069 555512069 215 Not Reported
Parc national des Virunga 478291 478291 7805 Not Reported
Rubi-Tele 29685 29685 6227 VI
Rutshuru 20331 20331 665 VI
Réserve forestière de Luki 9143 9143 311 Not Reported
Salonga 478292 478292 33368 II
Salonga National Park 10906 10906 35086 Not Assigned
Sankuru 354001 354001 24771 Not Reported
Swa-Kibula 20334 20334 994 VI
Tayna 317056 317056 900 Not Reported
Tshangalele - Kolwezi 555512075 555512075 3292 Not Reported
Tumba-Lediima 555512076 555512076 7463 Not Reported
Upemba 1079 1079 13441 II
Virunga 166889 166889 7862 II
Virunga National Park 2017 2017 7805 Not Assigned
Yangambi 555512072 555512072 2231 Ia
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Terrestrial Ecoregions
Name % of country covered % of ecoregion protected in country % of ecoregion protected worldwide % of ecoregion within country % country contribution to protection worldwide
Albertine Rift montane forests 2.76 8.62 11.93 62.12 44.86
Angolan Miombo woodlands 1.23 0.0 5.38 4.38 0.0
Atlantic Equatorial coastal forests 0.38 2.21 23.03 4.75 0.46
Central African mangroves 0.03 60.12 23.43 2.39 6.12
Central Congolian lowland forests 17.73 19.91 19.91 100.0 100.0
Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands 17.63 7.93 22.31 34.82 12.37
East Sudanian savanna 0.09 0.23 24.28 0.23 0.0
Eastern Congolian swamp forests 3.96 24.83 24.83 100.0 100.0
Itigi-Sumbu thicket 0.02 12.96 41.06 5.85 1.85
Lake 0.77 1.02 7.94 1.73 0.22
Northeastern Congolian lowland forests 21.48 9.7 11.33 94.2 80.65
Northern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 5.64 43.78 15.16 18.62 53.76
Northwestern Congolian lowland forests 0.06 0.0 20.99 0.31 0.0
Rwenzori-Virunga montane moorlands 0.03 76.81 67.55 27.53 31.31
Southern Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 21.84 3.87 3.47 89.68 100.0
Victoria Basin forest-savanna mosaic 0.19 84.78 14.82 2.66 15.23
Western Congolian forest-savanna mosaic 3.66 5.67 6.96 20.72 16.9
Western Congolian swamp forests 2.37 4.8 40.83 43.07 5.07
Zambezian flooded grasslands 0.1 2.62 64.45 1.52 0.06
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