ILUMA — ILUMA
"Manage, protect and sustain life support system of biodiversity and community"
Size511 square kilometers
Region / DistrictKilombero and Ulanga districts, Morogoro Region
Iluma is located in Kilombero and Ulanga districts, Morogoro Region in the Eastern part of Tazania. Iluma is part of Selous ecosystem and most importantly part of Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site. The area borders Selous Game Reserve to the East. Most of the district area lies along the Kilombero river valley and part of it in the Rufiji Basin and Selous Game Reserve which extends to the Udzungwa Mountains National Park, covered by Miombo woodlands that rise to about 1700 meters above sea level. The area has 3 permanent river and 15 seasonal rivers which provide high potential for irrigation scheme.
The area have significant numbers of elephants, Buffaloes, Puku, Hippopotamus, other spcies found in the area includes sable antelope, warthogs, Bush bucks, Hartebeest, Reed bucks, Lions, Leopards, Hyena, Crocodiles and varieties of birds including migratory water birds and reptiles. The area is part of Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site which also is a corridor between Udzungwa National Park, Selous Game Reserve and Kilombero game controlled Area. Kilombero Wetland is an important and acknowledged as a water reservoir for Rufiji river system.
Physical AddressIluma is located in Kilombero and Ulanga districts, Morogoro Region in the Eastern part of Tazania. Iluma is part of Selous ecosystem and most importantly part of Kilombero Valley Ramsar Site.
Iluma Wildlife Management Area
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