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NATIONAL PARKS OVERVIEW

Nigeria is blessed with rich and unique array of ecosystems, and a great variety of wild fauna and flora. This rich natural endowment is a product of the climatic variations resulting into various north-south gradations of habitats and ecosystems. The habitats support more than 1,340 species of animals among which is 274 mammalian species, making it the 8th highest in Africa.
NATIONAL PARKS WITH LOCATIONS AND SIZES
SNNAMESTATE(S)HEAD OFFICESIZE
iChad BasinBorno/YobeMaiduguri2,258 sq.km
iiCross RiverCross RiverAkamkpa4,000 sq.km
iiiGashaka-GumtiAdamawa/TarabaSerti6,731 sq.km
ivKamukuKadunaBirnin Gwari1,121 sq.km
vKainji LakeKwara/NigerNew Bussa5,382 sq.km
viOkomuEdoArakhuan-Udo202.24 sq.km
viiOld OyoOyoOyo2,512 sq.km
Estimated Total Conservation Area22,206.24 sq.km
NPH HEADQUARTERS

The Park Headquarters is the coordinating and Administrative Secretariat of the National Park Service in Nigeria. It is located along Umaru Musa Yar'adua Expressway, Abuja, about one kilometer from the City Gate, opposite the Eid Prayer Ground and adjacent to the Military Cemetery. It occupies a land area of 11,665 hectares, lying approximately between 9.00N and 9.05N, and 7.25E and 7.30E.

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