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Category: National parks, Local time: 14:38:40, Altitude: 2070m
Bwindi National Park is a preserved area in African Uganda. It is located in the southwest part of the country, Kanungu region, spread along the border with Democratic Republic of Congo, on the boundary of the plains and rain forest, close to National Park Virunga
. Bwindi National Park is spread accross 331km2
. It was founded in 1991 and consists mainly of jungle - tropical rain forests, lowland and highland forests. The park is a home for more than 120 species of mammals, 346 species of birds, 202 species of butterflies, 163 species of trees and 100 species of ferns. Among the most endangered animals there are geckos, chameleons and mountain gorillas. Bwindi National Park was registered in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List in 1994.
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Last update: Nov 10, 2012 7:09:58 AM
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This information is provided by the community of TIXIK users and is waiting for confirmation by the owner. What recreational activities are available or possible?
: rafting, hiking Character of the park
: marine, mountain, lake, insular Protected animal species
: chimpanzee, gorilla, ape, elephant (Elephantidae), butterfly, moth, eagle, owl Other services
: restaurant, visitor center Distance from the main road
: 19.912821929936 Why to go there?
: unique fauna, marshland