Digya National Park

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Digya National Park is the second largest national park and the oldest protected area in Ghana. It is located in the Brong-Ahafo Region. It was created in 1900 and given national park status in 1971. The park is the only wildlife territory in Ghana to have Lake Volta at its borders.

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The park is home to at least six primate species and elephants belonging to some of the less studied species in Africa. The elephant population in the park is the second largest in Ghana.  Antelope species can he found at the park as well. There are also manatees and clawless otters in arms of Lake Volta that extend into Digya National Park. More than 236 species of birds live in the park. This park is the only wildlife territory in Ghana to border on Lake Volta, the largest man-made body of water in the country.

 

Occupying an area of 3,743 square kilometers, the park is the second largest national park in Ghana. It is in the Brong-Ahafo Region and is bordered on the north, south, and east by Lake Volta.Located on a lowland peninsular, it has an undulating terrain. It is located in a transitional area between a forest and savanna.

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