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The Borgu Game Reserve is a section of the Kainji National Park, in the Borgu Local Government Area of Niger State and Baruten Local Government Area of Kwara State, Nigeria. It is bordered on the east by Kainji Lake and reaches almost to the border with Benin to the west, covering 397,002 hectares (981,010 acres).[1] It was amalgamated with the Zugurma Game Reserve in 1975 to form the Kainji Lake National Park.[2]


  1. ^ "Kainji Lake National Park". United Nations Environment Programme: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Archived from the original on 2007-09-30. Retrieved 2010-10-21.
  2. ^ Union internationale pour la conservation de la nature et de ses ressources. Antelope Specialist Group. Antelopes : global survey and regional action plans. IUCN. p. 84. ISBN 2-8317-0016-7.

Coordinates: 10°02′28″N 4°03′36″E / 10.041°N 4.060°E / 10.041; 4.060