Water Resources eAtlas
 

A02 Congo | Sangha
Watersheds of Africa

     

 



 

Land Cover and Use Variables
  
Percent Forest Cover: 64.0
Percent Grassland, Savanna and Shrubland: 34.0
Percent Wetlands: 11.0
Percent Cropland: 0.6
Percent Irrigated Cropland: 0.0
Percent Dryland Area: -
Percent Urban and Industrial Area: 0.2
Percent Loss of Original Forest Cover: 30.1

 

 
 

Basin Indicators
  
Basin Area (sq. km.): 180,418

Average Population Density (people per sq. km.):

4
Number of Large Cities (>100,000 people): 0
Water Supply per Person (1995) (m3/person/year): >10,000
Degree of river fragmentation: -
Number of Dams (>15m high) in Basin: 1
Number of Dams (>150m high) in Basin: 0
Number of Dams (>60m high) under Construction: 0
Number of Dams (>15m high) on Main Stem of River: 0
Number of Dams (>150m high) on Main Stem of River: 0

 

 

 

 

Biodiversity Information and Indicators
  
Number of Fish Species: -
Number of Fish Endemics: -
Number of Amphibian Species: 83
Number of Ramsar Sites: 0
Number of Wetland-Dependent IBAs: 3
Number of Endemic Bird Areas: 1
Percent Protected Area: 6.8

 

 

 

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