The Rwenzori Mountains National Park covers nearly 100,000 ha in western Uganda and comprises the main part of the Rwenzori mountain chain, which includes Africa's third highest peak (Mount Margherita: 5,109 m).

The region's glaciers, waterfalls and lakes make it one of Africa's most beautiful alpine areas. The park has many natural habitats of endangered species and a rich and unusual flora comprising, among other species, the giant heather.

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Rwenzori Mountains National Park

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DATA

Region
Africa
Country
Uganda 
Category
Natural
Name
Rwenzori Mountains National Park
Selection Criteria (?)
(vii)(x)
Year of Registered
1994
Keyword
Mountain, National Park, Park, Registered in 1994