Protected Areas

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No Protected Area Category Coverage (km square) Location Gazettment Year
1 RUINS OF KILWA AND SONGO MNARA Cultural Heritage Sites 86.00 Lindi 1964
2 LAKE NATRON Game Controlled Areas 3,000.00 Arusha 1974 (GN 269)
3 BURUNGE Game Controlled Areas 400.00 Arusha 1974 (GN 269)
4 HANDENI Game Controlled Areas 3,500.00 Tanga 1974 (GN 269)
5 IGOMBE DAM Game Controlled Areas 100.00 Tabora 1974 (GN 269)
6 KALIMAWE Game Controlled Areas 300.00 Tanga 1974 (GN 269)
7 KIHURUMIRA POOL Game Controlled Areas 100.00 Lindi 1974 (GN 269)
8 KITWAI Game Controlled Areas 3,500.00 Manyara 1974 (GN 269)
9 LOLIONDO Game Controlled Areas 4,000.00 Arusha 1974 (GN 269)
10 LOLKISALE Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Arusha 1974 (GN 269)
11 LUNDA MKWAMBI Game Controlled Areas 1,000.00 Iringa 1985 (GN 269)
12 MLELE Game Controlled Areas 3,000.00 Katavi 1974 (GN 269)
13 MSIMA Game Controlled Areas 2,000.00 Katavi 1974 (GN 269)
14 MUHUWESI Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Ruvuma 1974 (GN 269)
15 MWAMBESI Game Controlled Areas 1,000.00 Ruvuma 1974 (GN 269)
16 RUNGWA RIVER Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Katavi 1974 (GN 269)
17 RUVU MAASAI Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Manyara 1974 (GN 269)
18 RUVU SAME Game Controlled Areas 1,000.00 Manyara 1974 (GN 269)
19 SIMANJIRO Game Controlled Areas 2,000.00 Manyara 1974 (GN 269)
20 SPEKE GULF Game Controlled Areas 300.00 Mara 1974 (GN 269)
21 MTO WA MBU Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Arusha 1974 (GN 269)
22 KILOMBERO Game Controlled Areas 6,500.00 Morogoro 1974 (GN 269)
23 LONGIDO Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Arusha 1974 (GN 269)
24 RAU FOREST Game Controlled Areas 100.00 Kilimanjaro 1974 (GN 269)
25 UGUNDA Game Controlled Areas 1,500.00 Tabora 1974 (GN 269)
26 UMBA RIVER Game Controlled Areas 300.00 Tanga 1974 (GN 269)
27 UTENGULE SWAMPS Game Controlled Areas 500.00 Mbeya 1974 (GN 269)
28 IKORONGO & GRUMET GR Game Reserves 5,000.00 Mara 1994 (GN 214)
29 SELOUS GR Game Reserves 18,020.00 Lindi and Coast 2021 (GN 459)
30 MASWA GR Game Reserves 2,200.00 Simiyu 2002 (GN 482)
31 MPANGA KIPENGERE GR Game Reserves 1,574.25 Njombe and Mbeya 2002 (GN 483)
32 KIJERESHI GR Game Reserves 82.00 Simiyu 1994 (GN 215)
33 LUKWATI & PITI GR Game Reserves 6,118.93 Songwe Lukwati 1997 (GN 459) and Piti 2013 (GN 75)
34 MOYOWOSI GR Game Reserves 6,000.00 Kigoma 1981 (GN 01)
35 MKUNGUNERO GR Game Reserves 743.90 Dodoma and Manyara 1996 (GN 307)
36 SWAGASWAGA GR Game Reserves 871.00 Dodoma and Manyara 1997 ( GN 72)
37 LUGANZO-TONGWE GR Game Reserves 5,746.16 Katavi, Tabora and Kigoma 2021 (GN 460)
38 RUNGWA GR Game Reserves 9,000.00 Singida and Mbeya 1974 (GN 275)
39 MUHESI GR Game Reserves 2,000.00 Singida 1991 (GN 531)
40 KIZIGO GR Game Reserves 4,000.00 Singida 1974 (GN 275)
41 LIPARAMBA GR Game Reserves 570.00 Ruvuma 2000 (GN 289)
42 LWAFI GR Game Reserves 2,228.00 Rukwa 1993 (GN 284)
43 LUKWIKA LUMESULE GR Game Reserves 444.00 Mtwara 1996 (GN 07)
44 MSANJESI GR Game Reserves 210.00 Mtwara 1996 (GN 07)
45 PANDE GR Game Reserves 15.00 Dar es Salaam 1994 (GN 216)
46 RUKWA GR Game Reserves 4,000.00 Katavi 1995 (GN 700)
47 UGALLA GR Game Reserves 7,577.36 Tabora 2021 (GN 458)
48 UWANDA GR Game Reserves 5,000.00 Rukwa 1974 (GN 275)
49 WAMIMBIKI GR Game Reserves 2,466.58 Morogoro and Pwani 2021 (GN 457)
50 INYONGA GR Game Reserves 6,569.93 Katavi 2021 (GN 461)
51 WEMBERE GR Game Reserves 5,385.81 Tabora and Singida 2021 (GN 2021)
52 IGOMBE GR Game Reserves 1,367.14 Tabora 2021 (GN 455)
53 MALAGARASI-MOYOVOSI Ramsar Sites 32,500.00 Tabora and Kigoma
54 KILOMBERO VALLEY FLOODPLAIN Ramsar Sites 7,950.00 Morogoro
55 LAKE NATRON Ramsar Sites 2,250.00 Arusha
56 BURUNGE (JUHIBU) Wildlife Management Areas 617.00 Babati 2006 (GN 37)
57 CHINGOLI Wildlife Management Areas 938.10 Tunduru 2012 (GN 64)
58 ENDUIMET Wildlife Management Areas 751.44 Longido 2007 (GN 57)
59 IKONA (JUHIWAIKO) Wildlife Management Areas 242.00 Serengeti and Tarime 2007 (GN 57)
60 ILUMA Wildlife Management Areas 509.00 Kilombero and Mahenge 2013 (GN 102)
61 IPOLE ( JUHIWAI) Wildlife Management Areas 2,406.00 Sikonge 2006 (GN 37)
62 JUHIWANGUMIWA Wildlife Management Areas 496.50 Rufiji 2016 (GN 204)
63 UKUTU (JUKUMU) Wildlife Management Areas 639.00 Morogoro 2010 (GN 261)
64 KIMBANDA Wildlife Management Areas 2,150.00 Namtumbo 2012 (GN 63)
65 KISUNGULE Wildlife Management Areas 1,345.00 Namtumbo 2012 (GN 62)
66 MAGINGO Wildlife Management Areas 4,515.00 Liwale 2009 (GN103)
67 MAKAME (INDEMA) Wildlife Management Areas 5,372.00 Kiteto 2009 (GN 389)
68 MAKAO Wildlife Management Areas 768.90 Meatu 2009 (GN 369)
69 MBARANG'ANDU Wildlife Management Areas 2,471.00 Namtumbo 2006 (GN 37)
70 MBOMIPA (PAWAGA-IDODI) Wildlife Management Areas 777.00 Iringa 2007 (GN 57)
71 NALIKA Wildlife Management Areas 1,391.00 Tunduru 2007 (GN 217)
72 NGARAMBE/TAPIKA (MUNGATA) Wildlife Management Areas 767.00 Rufiji 2006 (GN 37)
73 RANDILEN (LOLKISALE ) Wildlife Management Areas 312.00 Monduli 2013 (GN 21)
74 UMEMARUWA Wildlife Management Areas 600.92 Mbarali and Njombe 2015 (GN 185)
75 UYUMBU (UWIMA) Wildlife Management Areas 839.00 Urambo 2006 (GN 37)
76 WAGA Wildlife Management Areas 315.27 Mbarali 2015 (GN 184)
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