Virunga National Park was founded in 1925 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Africa (formerly Zaire) encompassing an area of 3,012 square miles (7,800 square kilometres). It is home to one of the few remaining populations of mountain gorillas.
Virunga National Park
- Virunga National Park – Wikipedia
Jump to History – There have been several deadly attacks by rebel groups, and several park rangers were killed.
- Virunga National Park – UNESCO World Heritage Centre
It also serves as refuge to 22 primate species of which three are the great ape – mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei), the eastern plain gorilla (Gorilla …
- Virunga National Park | Overview, Location, History, & Facts …
Virunga National Park, park in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kinshasa) that was created in 1925. It has an area of some 3050 square miles …
- The Battle for Virunga, Africa’s Oldest National Park
Jun 5, 2014 – Virunga National Park stretches along the Albertine Rift in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and includes parts of Lake Edward’s shore.