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State of Conservation

Virunga National Park
(Democratic Republic of the Congo)

  Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date of Inscription: 1979
Nomination records (Year): 1978
Category: Natural
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(x)
Danger List (dates): 1994-present
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* : The threats indicated are listed in alphabetical order; their order does not constitute a classification according to the importance of their impact on the property.
Furthermore, they are presented irrespective of the type of threat faced by the property, i.e. with specific and proven imminent danger (“ascertained danger”) or with threats which could have deleterious effects on the property’s Outstanding Universal Value (“potential danger”).

** : All mission reports are not always available electronically.