Status and Trends of Biodiversity
The exceptional biodiversity in Angola is due to the combination of a number of factors: the vast size of the country, its inter-tropical geographical location, the altitude variation, the biome types, and its 1,650 km-long coastline. Bio-climatic zones range from dense tropical forests to deserts. Of the estimated 5.000 plant species that are believed to exist in the country (without mentioning the vast floral wealth of Cabinda Province), 1... More »
Number and Extent of Protected Areas
About 6.6% of the national territory is earmarked for conservation and incorporate areas of the majority of the different biomes, except for the Tropical Forest. There are 6 National Parks, 1 Regional Park, 6 reserves, and 6 game reserves.