Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique


Gorongosa National Park
Typewild
Founded1960
Number of animals800
AddressEstrada Nacional 1, PO Box 1983
PlaceBeira
DistrictGorongosa District
ProvinceSofala Province
CountryMozambique
Websitehttps://gorongosa.org/
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Gorongosa National Park, located at Estrada Nacional 1, PO Box 1983, in Beira, in Mozambique, was founded in 1960.


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Gorongosa National Park is at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley in the heart of central Mozambique, Southeast Africa. The over 4,000 square kilometres (1,500 sq mi) park includes the valley floor and parts of surrounding plateaus. Rivers originating on nearby Mount Gorongosa (1,863 m (6,112 ft)) water the plain.

1997: Three elephants, two buffalo, seven hippos and a few hundred antelope – that’s all that could be spotted in Gorongosa National Park, Mozambique in 1997, when a violent civil war spanning two decades had swept through the nation.

2020: Gorongosa National Park in Mozambique has reinvigorated its biodiversity through a trophic rewilding programme.


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Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2020). Gorongosa National Park, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3002. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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