West Sudanian Savanna bioregion
- 164,303Total Land Area (1000 ha)
- 1Number of Ecoregions
- 16%Protection Target
- 10Protection Level
The West Sudanian Savanna bioregion, located in the Sub-Saharan Afrotropics, is made up of one large ecoregion — West Sudanian Savanna  — stretching from the coast of Senegal to the eastern border of Nigeria. It is an area of particular importance for large mammal migrations and includes a network of important national parks along the border between Benin and Burkina Faso. The land area of this bioregion is approximately 164 million hectares.
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