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      Biosphere Reserve Information

Central African Republic


  General Description  
  Major ecosystem type   Tropical humid forests
  Major habitats & land cover types   Dense, humid, semi-deciduous forest of Ulmaceae, Sterculiaceae, Meliaceae and Sapotaceae
  Location   03°40'N; 17°50'E
  Area (hectares)    
  Total   18,200
  Core area(s)  
  Buffer zone(s)  
  Transition area(s) when given  
  Altitude (metres above sea level)   < +500
  Year designated   1977
  Administrative authorities   Basse-Lobaye Forest
  Brief description  
  Specific variables...    
  Abiotic   n.a.
  Biodiversity   n.a.
  Socio-economic   n.a.
  Integrated monitoring   n.a.
  Contact address    
Ministère de l’Environnement, des Eaux, Forêts, Chasses et Pêches
B.P. 830
Central African Republic
  Telephone   (236) 61 02 16
(236) 61 79 21 or 61 41 10
  Fax   (236) 61 57 41

Last updated: 14/02/2000

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