Jebel Al Dair biosphere reserve

This reserve is constituted of the Al Dair massif, composed of dry savannah woodlands, forest ecosystems and a network of streams. It is one of the few remaining areas with rich biodiversity of the semi-arid region of North Kordofan. The site counts 112 plant species, most of which are of medicinal and aromatic use. There are also 220 species of birds and 22 species of mammals and reptiles.

Designation Date: 2017
Administrative Authorities:
Total surface area: 637,400 ha
Core area(s): 167,200 ha
Buffer zone(s): 98,700 ha
Transition area(s): 371,500 ha

Midpoint:  12°28'N - 30°41'E


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Last updated in June 2017

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