Bale Mountains National Park


Bale Mountains National Park is part of the Tentative list of Ethiopia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

Bale Mountains National Park comprises a scenic and diverse Afromontane landscape. The park is divided into five distinct and unique habitats: the Northern Grasslands (Gaysay Valley), Northern Woodlands (Park Headquarters), Afro-alpine Meadows (Sanetti Pleateau), Erica Moorlands, and the Harenna Forest. It is home to the largest global populations of endangered Ethiopian Wolves and Mountain Nyala. The area is also the origin of Ethiopian wild coffee.

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The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.

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mulex zemene

kenya - 05-Jun-10 -

it is very impressive!! i was highly gladed when i see it.

it,really,is amazing! i visited it for two times. very

attractive and fascinating chains of mountains with a

diversities of plants and animals.

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Bale Mountains National Park
2022 Postponed

Due to >1 nomination proposed by State Part in same year

2008 Added to Tentative List

1981 Deferred

At Bureau - Not yet legally defined/protected

1980 Deferred

1979 Deferred

Bureau - more thorough evaluation required

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