Protected areas of Tanzania

Source: WDPA
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Protected area highlights for Tanzania (January 31, 2008):

# of
Areas

Area
km2

 

Total Area of nationally recognized protected areas (% of Tanzania's Territorial Area)

542


371,008

37.8%

- Terrestrial (% of Tanzania's Terrestrial Territorial Area)

537

366,391

38.8%

- Marine and Littoral Protected Area

17

4,617

 

Note that some protected areas include both terrestrial area and marine are

   

Nationally recognized protected areas greater than 1,000 km2

-

 

 

Nationally recognized protected areas greater than 10,000 km2

-

 

 

Wetlands of International importance (Ramsar Sites)

4

48,684

 

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserves

2

52,281


 

There are 4 wetlands in Tanzania recognized as important under the the Convention on Wetlands Ramsar Convention:

Site NameMarine or TerrestrialTotal
Area
(hectares)
Kilombero Valley FloodplainTerrestrial796,735
Lake Natron BasinTerrestrial224,781
Malagarasi-Muyovozi WetlandsTerrestrial3,250,000
Rufiji-Mafia-Kilwa MarineBoth596,908

 

Other international recognized areas of significance in Country Name are:

Site NameConventionTotal
Area
(hectares)
East UsambaraUNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve90,000
Kilimanjaro National ParkWorld Heritage Site75,353
Lake Manyara National ParkUNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve2,833,000
Ngorongoro Conservation AreaWorld Heritage Site828,800
Selous Game ReserveWorld Heritage Site4,480,000
Serengeti National ParkWorld Heritage Site1,476,300
Serengeti-Ngorongoro Biosphere ReserveUNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve2,305,100

 

The latest World Database on Protected Areas reports 565 nationally recognized protected areas in Tanzania (23 more than in the summary above):

Site NameIUCN
Designation
Marine or TerrestrialTotal
Area
(hectares))
Total
Marine
Area
(hectares)
Amani Nature Reserve-Terrestrial8,380 
Angai Forest Reserve-Terrestrial141,641 
Arusha National ParkIITerrestrial137,000 
Baga I (Mzinga) Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial358 
Baga II (Mzinga) Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,459 
Bagai Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial318 
Balangai West Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,075 
Bamba Ridge Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial  
Bassi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial311 
Bereku Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Biharamulo Game ReserveIVTerrestrial130,000 
Bombo East 1 Forest ReserveVITerrestrial1,279 
Bombo East 2 Forest ReserveVITerrestrial807 
Bombo West Forest ReserveVITerrestrial3,673 
Bondo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,873 
Bongoyo Island Marine Reserve-Marine750750
Buhundi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial22,814 
Bujingwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Bulogwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Bunduki Forest ReserveVITerrestrial113 
Bunduki 3 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Burigi Game ReserveIVTerrestrial220,000 
Burko Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Buyange Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Buyoga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Bwigeri Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Chala Hills Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Chamanyani Forest Reserve-Terrestrial812 
Chambogo Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial5,530 
Changandu Forest ReserveVITerrestrial6,718 
Chilangala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Chimala Scarp Forest Reserve-Terrestrial18,194 
Chitoa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,281 
Chole Bay Marine Reserve-Marine  
Chome Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial14,122 
Chongweni Forest Reserve-Terrestrial102 
Chumbe Island Coral Park (CHICOP) Marine Sanctuary and Forest ReserveIIBoth10030
Chumwa Range Forest Reserve-Terrestrial12,344 
Dar es Salaam Marine Reserve-Marine2,6002,600
Dindili Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,048 
Disalasala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Dodoma Reservoir Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
East Chenene Forest Reserve-Terrestrial22,852 
Endulen Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial60,000 
Essiminger Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,996 
Fonera Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both 777
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both 2,328
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both 1,044
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both 16,393
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both 477
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both 5988
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Both  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown (TZA) (Mangrove) No Forest Reserve-Marine  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown No. 1 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown No. 2 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown No. 3 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown No. 4 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Forest Reserve Name Unknown No. 5 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Fungu Yasini Marine Reserve-Marine750750
Garafuno Forest Reserve-Terrestrial289 
Geita Forest Reserve-Terrestrial50,929 
Gelai Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,023 
Gendagenda (North and South) Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,965 
Gologolo East Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4 
Gologolo West Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Gombe National ParkIITerrestrial52,000 
Gombe Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial300,000 
Gonja Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Goweko Forest Reserve-Terrestrial41,902 
Grumeti Game Reserve-Terrestrial41,189 
Gulosilo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Gumbiro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial284 
Gwami Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,848 
Hanang Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,929 
Handei State Forest Reserve-Terrestrial50,271 
Handeni Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial350,000 
Handeni Hill Forest Reserve-Terrestrial563 
Haraa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Hassama Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,901 
Hebangwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Hupanga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ibanda Game ReserveIVTerrestrial20,000 
Ibindo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Idamba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Idewa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Idunda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Igombe River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial289,181 
Igwata Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ihanga Forest ReserveVITerrestrial  
Ijogo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial356 
IKONA Wildlife Management Area-Terrestrial  
Ikonde Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ikorongo Game Reserve-Terrestrial60,274 
Ikuru Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ikwamba Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial  
Ilemba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,956 
Ilongafipa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ilonganjaula Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ilunde Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Image Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial9,069 
Iringa State Forest Reserve-Terrestrial252,536 
Irunda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Irungu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial24,032 
Isabe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,123 
Isalala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial11,949 
Isililo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Itira Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ito Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Itobo Dam Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Itulu Hill Forest Reserve-Terrestrial408,058 
Ivuna Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ivuna South Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Iwande Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial12,475 
Jasini Forest Reserve-Terrestrial413 
Jozani-Chwaka Bay National Park-Terrestrial5,000 
Kaghongo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,100 
Kahe I Forest Reserve-Terrestrial597 
Kahe II Forest Reserve-Terrestrial314 
Kakora Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kalambo falls Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kalambo River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial47,542 
Kalangall Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,380 
Kalimawe Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial30,000 
Kambai Forest ReserveVITerrestrial1,242 
Kambona Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kamwalla I Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial119 
Kamwalla II Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial293 
Kandale Forest Reserve-Terrestrial152 
Kanga Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial7,183 
Kankoma Forest Reserve-Terrestrial72 
Karano Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kasanga Forest ReserveVITerrestrial432 
Kataplimwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,879 
Katavi National ParkIITerrestrial447,100 
Katitu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial28,247 
Katundu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6,135 
Kazimzumbwi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,017 
Kiamawe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial513 
Kiau Island Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kibao Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kibwezi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kichi Hill Forest Reserve-Terrestrial14,506 
Kigogo Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial2,637 
Kigosi Game ReserveIVTerrestrial826,562 
Kihiliri Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kihuhwi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kihuhwi Sigi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial912 
Kihuhwi Teak Forest Reserve-Terrestrial34 
Kikale Forest Reserve-Terrestrial460 
Kikoka Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,602 
Kikongoloi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,216 
Kikongwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,535 
Kilengwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kileo East Forest ReserveIIITerrestrial  
Kiliguri Forest Reserve-Terrestrial295 
Kilimanjaro National ParkIITerrestrial756,000 
Kilindi Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial5,394 
Kilole Forest Reserve-Terrestrial538 
Kilombero Nature Reserve-Terrestrial134,511 
Kilombero Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial650,000 
Kimboza Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial385 
Kimisi Game Reserve-Terrestrial102,623 
Kindoroko Forest Reserve-Terrestrial885 
Kingoma Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kingongoro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial59 
Kiono Zaraninge Forest Reserve-Terrestrial17,076 
Kipembawe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kipengere Forest Reserve-Terrestrial35,338 
Kipo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kiranga-Hengae Forest Reserve-Terrestrial488 
Kisima Gonja Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,582 
Kisinga-Rugaro Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial17,861 
Kisiwani Forest Reserve-Terrestrial111 
Kitara Ridge Forest Reserve-Terrestrial786 
Kitivo North Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,052 
Kitonbeine Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6,558 
Kitope Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,123 
Kitovo South Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kitulanghalo Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial4,522 
Kitulio Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kitulo Plateau National Park-Terrestrial412,900 
Kitweli Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kiutu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kiverenge Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial2,330 
Kiwengoma Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6,148 
Kizee Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kizigo Game ReserveIVTerrestrial400,000 
Kizinga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6 
Koko hill Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial  
Kolekole Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kome Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Konga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial19 
Kongwa Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial150,000 
Korogwe Fuel Forest Reserve-Terrestrial10,328 
Kubungu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kungwe Bay Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kurwirwi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,830 
Kwamarimba Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial975 
Kwamarukanga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial241 
Kwamgumi Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial2,263 
Kwangola Forest Reserve-Terrestrial740 
Kwani Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,105 
Kwasumba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,162 
Kwedonda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kwedonda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial124 
Kwembago Forest Reserve-Terrestrial997 
Kwizu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,002 
Kyanayari Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Kyosa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,804 
Lake Duluti Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Lake Manyara National ParkIITerrestrial33,000 
Lake Natron Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial300,000 
Ligamba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Limparamba Game Reserve-Terrestrial57,000 
Lionja Forest Reserve-Terrestrial26,673 
Liteho Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Litipo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Litowi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Livingstone Forest Reserve-Terrestrial16,014 
Liwiri Kiteza Forest Reserve-Terrestrial879 
Loliondo Wildlife Management Area-Terrestrial400,000 
Loliondo Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial400,000 
Loliondo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Lolkisale Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial150,000 
Longido Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,075 
Longisonti Forest Reserve-Terrestrial307 
Longuza Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,534 
Luasi River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial35,481 
Lubaga A Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Lugufu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Luhombero Luwegu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Lukoka Forest Reserve-Terrestrial301 
Lukwati Forest Reserve-Terrestrial216,965 
Lukwika-Lumesule Game Reserve-Terrestrial  
Lulanda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,159 
Lunda-Mkwabi Game Controlled Area-Terrestrial  
Lungonya Forest Reserve-Terrestrial198,133 
Lupa North Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,044 
Lushoto Forest Reserve-Terrestrial34,982 
Lusuguru Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,236 
Lwenza Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,558 
Lyango Hill Forest Reserve-Terrestrial23,596 
Maasi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mabundi Mtwange Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mafi Hill Forest ReserveVITerrestrial4,445 
Mafia Island Marine Park-Both82,20061500
Mafifi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mafleta Forest Reserve-Terrestrial359 
Mafwomero Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial3,329 
Maganda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial44 
Magombazi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial710 
Magombera Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,500 
Magoroto Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,121 
Mahale National ParkIITerrestrial161,300 
Mahenge Scarp Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial387 
Mahuta Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,426 
Maisome Forest Reserve-Terrestrial12,498 
Makere Forest Reserve-Terrestrial78,500 
Makonde Scarp 1 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Makonde Scarp 2 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Malehi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial39,702 
Malenge Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Maliendele Forest Reserve-Terrestrial406 
Malya Stock Farm Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mamani Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mamboto Forest Reserve-Terrestrial43,038 
Mamboya Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial  
Mamiwa Kisara Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial7,097 
Manga Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial861 
Mangala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial45 
Mang'alisa Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial5,897 
Manka Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,885 
Manohongho Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Marenda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Masagati Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,691 
Masanganya Forest Reserve-Terrestrial909 
Masasi River Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial18,000 
Maswa Game ReserveIVTerrestrial287,791 
Matapwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial18,192 
Matogoro East Forest Reserve-Terrestrial8,144 
Matogoro West Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,119 
Matundu Forest Reserve Forest Reserve-Terrestrial34,303 
Mazashai Forest Reserve-Terrestrial52 
Maziwe Island Marine Reserve-Marine260260
Mbangala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial36,790 
Mbegere Forest Reserve-Terrestrial471 
Mbeya Range Forest Reserve-Terrestrial14,864 
Mbinga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,958 
Mbogo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial120 
Mbogwe Bukombwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial9,873 
Mbudya Marine Reserve-Marine870890
Mbuga ya Goima Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mchonda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial7,193 
Mchungu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,218 
Menai Bay Conservation Area-Both47,55047,000
Mfundia Forest Reserve-Terrestrial799 
Mgambo Forest ReserveVITerrestrial1,105 
Mhalo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mikumi National ParkIITerrestrial323,000 
Milawilila Forest Reserve-Terrestrial19 
Milindo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial8,649 
Mindu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,382 
Minja Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial520 
Minziro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial31,142 
Misali Island Conservation Area-Both2,3002160
Mitaurure Forest Reserve-Terrestrial62,264 
Mitundumbea Forest Reserve-Terrestrial9,292 
Mkambe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mkangadala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mkangala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,486 
Mkigagi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mkindo (or Mikindo) Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial5,244 
Mkomazi Game ReserveIVTerrestrial344,568 
Mkongo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial558 
Mkoro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial118 
Mkulazi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial66,175 
Mkuli Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,164 
Mkumbi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial748 
Mkumbi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mkungunero Game ReserveIVTerrestrial  
Mkungwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,569 
Mkussu Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial4,292 
Mkwaja Ranch Private ReserveIVTerrestrial46,450 
Mlali Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6,491 
Mlela Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial300,000 
Mlinga Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial840 
Mlola Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6,008 
Mlungui Forest ReserveVITerrestrial188 
Mnazi Bay-Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park-Both65,00020,000
Mnemba Island Conservation Area-Marine1515
Mninga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mohoro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,905 
Mohoro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial259 
Mombo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial19 
Monduli Forest Reserve-Terrestrial8,776 
Morogoro Fuel Forest Reserve-Terrestrial11,437 
Mount Meru National ParkIITerrestrial  
Mount Meru Game ReserveIVTerrestrial30,000 
Moyowosi Game ReserveIVTerrestrial600,000 
Mpala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mpalalu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mpanda Line Forest Reserve-Terrestrial441,267 
Mpanga Village Forest Reserve-Terrestrial839 
Mpanga/Kipengere Game Reserve Game Reserve-Terrestrial157,425 
Mpembapazi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial135,198 
Mpunze Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,494 
Mramba Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial3,355 
Msanjesi Game Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mselezi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial400 
Msima Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial200,000 
Msinko Hill Forest Reserve-Terrestrial84 
Msumbugwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,560 
Mtai Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial3,250 
Mtandi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,522 
Mtanza Msona Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,054 
Mtibwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial818 
Mtita Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,565 
Mtumbi Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial  
Mtunguru Forest Reserve-Terrestrial7,688 
Mufindi Scarp Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial39,424 
Mufindi Tea Estate Land Forest Reserve-Terrestrial35,856 
Mugaberi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Muhezangulu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial291 
Muhezi Game Reserve-Terrestrial  
Muhulu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial808 
Muhuwesi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial175,779 
Muipa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial143,727 
Mulele Hills Forest Reserve-Terrestrial86,189 
Munene Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,850 
Mvuha Forest Reserve-Terrestrial764 
Mwakulu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mwalugulu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial69,500 
Mwalye Forest Reserve-Terrestrial410,211 
Mwamapalala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mwamapuli Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mwamayombo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mwambesi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial102,146 
Mwanhala Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,099 
Mwantini Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,027 
Mwanzogisengi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mwatunge Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mwenga Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,001 
Mwienzi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Myoe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Mzogoti Forest Reserve-Terrestrial148 
Nagaga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,644 
Namakutwa Nyamulete Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nambiga Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,594 
Namikupa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,038 
Nandembo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nandimba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,255 
Ndasha Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,217 
Ndechecha Forest Reserve-Terrestrial6,915 
Ndelemai Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,514 
Nderema Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,021 
Ndimba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ndolwa Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,116 
Ndukunduku Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nengoma Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
New Dabaga-Ulongambi Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial3,766 
Ngalijembe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ngarama Forest Reserve-Terrestrial40,759 
Ngarusambu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ngindo/North East Undendeule Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ngogwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ngongwa-Busangi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial46,601 
Ngongwa-Busangi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ngorongoro Conservation AreaVITerrestrial828,800 
Ngorongoro Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial1,500,000 
Ngukumu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,205 
Ngulakula Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,286 
Nguluka Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nguru South Forest Reserve-Terrestrial19,646 
Nguru ya Ndege Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,492 
Nilo Nature ReserveIbTerrestrial6,025 
Nindo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial27,320 
Njoga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial607 
North East Undendeule Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
North Makere Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
North Nguru Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial14,097 
North Usafwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Northern Highlands Forest Reserve-Terrestrial93,598 
Northern Kahama Game ReserveIVTerrestrial  
Nou Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ntama Forest Reserve-Terrestrial634 
Ntazu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial672 
Nyabasi Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nyahua Mbuga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial736,078 
Nyandiduma and Nyandira Forest Reserve-Terrestrial101 
Nyandira Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nyanganje Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial19,086 
Nyantakara Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Nyera Kiperere Forest Reserve-Terrestrial107,130 
Nyonga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial583,867 
Nyonga Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial3,500,000 
Nyumburuni Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Pagale Forest Reserve-Terrestrial17,927 
Pala Mountain Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial10,834 
Pande Game ReserveIVTerrestrial  
Pangavini Marine Reserve-Marine200200
Pangawe East Forest Reserve-Terrestrial747 
Pangawe West Forest Reserve-Terrestrial198 
Pemba Channel Conservation Area-Marine  
Pindiro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,705 
Pongwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial528 
Poroto Ridge Forest Reserve-Terrestrial11,247 
Puge North Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,019 
Puge South Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,615 
Pugu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,394 
Pumula Forest ReserveVITerrestrial1,160 
Rau Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Rondo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial14,781 
Ruaha National ParkIITerrestrial1,030,000 
Ruamagaze Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ruande Forest Reserve-Terrestrial17,516 
Ruande Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Ruasina Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,296 
Ruawa Munimburo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,032 
Rubondo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial20,366 
Rubondo (Luwondo) National ParkIITerrestrial45,700 
Rubondo River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial49,640 
Ruchwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial169 
Rudewa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial581 
Ruhai River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial79,944 
Ruiga River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial120,695 
Rukwa Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial40,000 
Rumanyika Game ReserveIVTerrestrial80,000 
Rungo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial23105 
Rungwa Game ReserveIVTerrestrial900,000 
Rungwa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial323,499 
Runzewe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Rupiange Forest Reserve-Terrestrial2,427 
Ruvu Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial3,868 
Ruvu Masai Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial150,000 
Ruvu North Fuel Forest Reserve-Terrestrial32,810 
Ruvu Same Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial100,000 
Ruvu South Forest Reserve-Terrestrial32,756 
Saadani National Park-Both110,0007,000
Saanane Island Game ReserveIVTerrestrial50 
Salanga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial7,436 
Sambasha Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Sanya-Lelatema Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial80,000 
Sao Hill Forest Reserve-Terrestrial51,077 
Sasajila Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Sasawara Forest Reserve-Terrestrial42,056 
Segoma Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,228 
Selous Game ReserveIVTerrestrial4,400,000 
Semdoe Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial987 
Serengeti National ParkIITerrestrial1,476,300 
Shagayu Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial8,048 
Shambalai Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Shikurifumi Forest ReserveVITerrestrial304 
Shume Magamba Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial13,262 
Sima Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Simanjiro Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial200,000 
Simbo Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,229 
Simbo 2 Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Sisu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,892 
Sola Dam Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Songa Forest Reserve-Terrestrial37,444 
Songea Fuel Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,307 
Soni Public Land Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Soni Public Land Forest Reserve-Terrestrial37 
South Gendagenda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Speke Gulf Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial30,000 
Sumbawanga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial  
Swaga Swaga Game ReserveIVTerrestrial  
Talagwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial19,775 
Tamburu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial5,265 
Tanga Collaborative Fishery Management Area-Marine191,400191,400
Tarangire National ParkIITerrestrial260,000-
Tarime Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Tong'omba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial3,926-
Tongwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,366-
Tongwe East Forest Reserve-Terrestrial669,691-
Tutia Island Marine Reserve-Marine -
Uduka Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Udzungwa Mountains National ParkIITerrestrial199,000-
Udzungwa Scarp Forest ReserveIbTerrestrial20,720-
Ufiome Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Ugalla North Forest Reserve-Terrestrial280,157-
Ugalla River Game ReserveIVTerrestrial500,000-
Ugalla River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial391,599-
Ugunda Forest Reserve-Terrestrial155,197-
Ukanga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial113,074-
Ukune Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Ukwiva Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial35,836-
Uliankhulu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial246,316-
Uluguru North Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial8,422-
Uluguru South Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial17,588-
Umalila Forest Reserve-Terrestrial4,159-
Umba Game Reserve-Terrestrial150,000-
Umba River Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial30,000-
Unyambiu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Uponera Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Uruma Forest Reserve-Terrestrial13,206-
Usangu Game Reserve-Terrestrial -
Ushetu Ubagwe Forest Reserve-Terrestrial31,085-
Utengule Swamps Game Controlled AreaVITerrestrial50,000-
Uvinza Forest Reserve-Terrestrial16,553-
Uwanda Game ReserveIVTerrestrial500,000-
Uyovu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Uyui Kigwa Ruruga Forest Reserve-Terrestrial143,396-
Uzigua Forest Reserve-Terrestrial25,294-
Vigoregoro Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Vigoza Forest Reserve-Terrestrial48-
Vikindu Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,763-
Vikonje Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Vugiri Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial136-
Vumari Forest Reserve-Terrestrial1,853-
Wala River Forest Reserve-Terrestrial160,212-
Wami-Mbiki Wildlife Management Area-Terrestrial250,000-
West Kilombero Scarp Forest Reserve-Terrestrial192,302-
Wota Forest ReserveIVTerrestrial1,160-
Ziba Forest Reserve-Terrestrial -
Zinge Forest Reserve-Terrestrial10
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Ziwani Forest Reserve-Terrestrial646-

caption Map of Tanzania. Source: CIA World Factbook

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Citation

(2009). Protected areas of Tanzania. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbeeb07896bb431f6999e5

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