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Kavango Zambezi

Location & Map

© 2009 Koos van der Lende
© 2009 Koos van der Lende
The Kavango Zambezi TFCA is situated in the Kavango and Zambezi river basins where the borders of Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe converge. It spans an area of approximately 520 000 km² and includes 36 proclaimed protected areas such as national parks, game reserves, forest reserves, community conservancies and game/wildlife management areas. Most notably the area includes the Okavango Delta and the Victoria Falls (World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World).

The partner countries have agreed to define the geographical scope of the KAZA TFCA as follows:

Angola

Luiana Partial Reserve, Mavinga Partial Reserve, Longa-Mavinga Hunting Area, Luengue Hunting Area, Luiana Hunting Area and Mucusso Hunting Area.

Botswana

Okavango Delta (including Moremi Game Reserve), the Chobe-Linyanti river system (including Chobe National Park) and Makgadikgadi-Nxai National Park.

Namibia

Bwabwata National Park, Mudumu National Park, Mamili (Nkasa Lupala) National Park, Khaudom National Park, Mangetti National Park, Caprivi State Forest and conservancies and community forests between and around these protected areas.

Zambia

Kafue National Park, Sioma-Ngwezi National Park, Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, and their adjoining game management areas, forest reserves, heritage sites and open areas of Kalomo, Kazangula and Sesheke districts.

Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park, Zambezi National Park, Victoria Falls National Park, Kazuma Pan National Park, Chizarira National Park, Matusadona National Park, Matetsi, Deka, Chete Chirisa and Charara safari areas, including Bambesi, Fuller, Gwayi, Kuzuma, Mzola, Ngamo, Panda Masuwe, Sijarira and Sikumi forests incorporating Hwange, Tsholotsho, Bulilima, Binga, Gokwe, Nyaminyami and Hurungwe communal lands, as well as privately held State land and conservancies extending eastwards to Lake Kariba Recreational Park and Kariba Town.
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