Location: Lengwe National Park

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Photo: Bart Wursten
Map showing the location of Lengwe National Park

General Information

Quarter degree square: 1634B1-B4

Country: Malawi

Habitat: Open deciduous forests and dense thickets

Altitude range: 95 - 140 m

Annual rainfall:

Location (short):

Location (detailed): Lengwe National Park is located about 65 km southwest of Blantyre near the town of Chikwawa. It currently covers an area of c. 887 kmĀ².
The climate is hot and dry, and the altitude very low at c. 100 m asl. It is the home of the Nyala antelope. The park was established in 1970.


For more information see Wikipedia.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Location details: Lengwe National Park.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/location-display.php?location_id=188, retrieved 16 July 2024

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