Wadi Howar National Park

Date of Submission: 28/09/2004
Criteria: (vii)(viii)(ix)(x)
Category: Natural
Submitted by:
Délégation permanente du Soudan auprès de l'UNESCO
Coordinates: /
Ref.: 1951
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Wadi Howar is one of the most remarkable natural features of the south Eastern Sahars. It was proclaimed on the 18th of July 2001, with an area of 100 thousand km sq. as one of the largest national park in the world, with diverse flora and outstanding geological features including the volcanic and crater landscape of Meidob Hills, Jebel Rahib complex .... etc. Numerous paleo lakes and large active barachen done fields also exist. Dorcas gazelle, barberg shepp, ostrich and others also exist. The wadi was the largest Nile's tributary from the Sahara between 9500 -3000 years before present.