What are the Neighbouring countries of Burkina Faso?
Burkina Faso is bounded by Mali to the north and west, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, and Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, and Togo to the south.
Is pendjari national park safe?
There is a risk of terrorist attacks throughout the Parc. the area between the Parc du W and the border with Niger. the Pendjari National Park and adjacent hunting grounds. all other areas within 5km of the border with Burkina Faso.
Which countries border the country of Benin?
Benin is bordered to the northwest by Burkina Faso, to the east by Nigeria, and to the west by Togo.
Who are Burkina’s allies?
Burkina Faso has good relations with the European Union, African and certain Asian countries. France, the former colonial power, in particular, continues to provide significant aid and supports Compaoré’s developing role as a regional powerbroker.
Is Burkina Faso in the Sahara?
It lies between the Sahara desert and the Gulf of Guinea, south of the loop of the Niger River, mostly between latitudes 9° and 15°N (a small area is north of 15°), and longitudes 6°W and 3°E. The land is green in the south, with forests and fruit trees, and semi-arid in the north.
How many elephants are there in Benin?
There are nearly 1,700 elephants in the park. It is the highest density of pachyderms in West Africa. Particularly threatened for the trade of its ivory, the protection of the elephant is now at the heart of the policy of management of the park.
Which national parks are situated in the Western Cape?
- Table Mountain National Park.
- West Coast National Park.
- Agulhas National Park.
- Bontebok National Park.
- Karoo National Park.
- Wilderness Area of the Garden Route National Park.
- Knysna Area of the Garden Route National Park.
Where is W National Park in Niger?
In Benin, W National Park is contiguous with Pendjari National Park which is also under the management of African Parks. The W National Park of Niger was created by decree on 4 August 1954, and since 1996 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Where is W National Park located in Africa?
The section of W National Park lying in Benin, measuring over 8,000 km 2 (3,100 sq mi), came under the full management of African Parks in June 2020. In Benin, W National Park is contiguous with Pendjari National Park which is also under the management of African Parks.
What is the IUCN classification of the Niger national park?
Within Niger, the Park is listed as a National Park, IUCN Type II, and is part of a larger complex of Reserves and protected areas.