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How big is Ngorongoro

The Ngorongoro Crater, the largest in the world, is located within the Ngorongoro conservation area. It took over two million years for this crater to form. The crater is estimated to be 2,000 square kilometers in size and 260 meters deep. Undoubtedly, it’s among the highlights of the trip to the Ngorongoro crater.

There is more to the Ngorongoro conservation area than merely the crater. The neighborhood has a plethora of additional attractions. An approximate size of 8,292 square kilometers makes up the park. When you come to explore this enormous land, you will find a lot. Olduvai Gorge is among the other attractions that one might anticipate.

Many attractions exist in addition to the Crater and the location of the oldest remnants. About 25,000 different animal species can be found in the Ngorongoro conservation area. In order to give birth, more over 1.7 million wildebeests travel to the ndutu plains during the wet seasons. This is the same season and region where over 470,000 gazelles and over 260,000 zebras will give birth.

You can witness the massive African tusked elephant and the critically endangered black rhinoceros at the Ngorongoro conservation region. Additionally, there are African wild cats living in the area, such as lions, cheetahs, leopards, caracals, and servals. Due of the abundance of animals that they can prey on, cats are drawn to this area.

How big is Ngorongoro? 

How big is Ngorongoro? The park covers an area of about 8,292 Square Kilometers. This vast land will give you a lot when you come to explore. Some of the other attractions to expect here Olduvai gorge. This place is believed to have held the oldest human remains. Some people call this the “Cradle of Humankind”. Paleoanthropologists Louis Leakey and his wife Mary Leaky in the 1950s discovered the oldest human remains at this site.

The Ngorongoro conservation area boosts of about 25,000 species of animals. In the rainy seasons, there will be over 1.7 million wildebeests the will migrate into the ndutu plains for calving.  There are about 470,000 gazelles and over 260,000 zebras that will also go into calving during this same season and area.


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