Batéké Plateau National Park

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Batéké Plateau National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Batéké Plateau National Park
Map showing the location of Batéké Plateau National Park
Location within Gabon
Location Haut-Ogooué Province, Gabon
Coordinates 2°11′17″S 14°01′12″E / 2.188°S 14.02°E / -2.188; 14.02[1]Coordinates: 2°11′17″S 14°01′12″E / 2.188°S 14.02°E / -2.188; 14.02[1]
Area 2,034 km2 (785 sq mi)
Established 2002
Governing body National Agency for National Parks

Batéké Plateau National Park is a national park in the Bateke Plateau,[1] southeastern Gabon covering 2,034 km2 (785 sq mi). Due to its purported universal cultural and natural significance, it was added onto the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on October 20, 2005.


A lion.

A lion was shot in 1999.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "Plateaux Batéké in Gabon". Retrieved 2011-09-22. 
  2. ^ Bauer, H.; Van Der Merwe, S. (2004). "Inventory of free-ranging lions Panthera leo in Africa". Oryx. 38. doi:10.1017/S0030605304000055. 

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