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Woraksan National Park

Woraksan (Mt.) National Park, Korea, Republic of

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Woraksan National Park (Korean: 월악산국립공원, 月岳山國立公園) is located in the provinces of Chungcheongbuk-do and Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It was designated as the 17th national park in 1984. It is named after the 1,094-metre (3,589 ft) mountain Woraksan. The park is home to 1,200 plant species, 17 mammal species, 67 bird species, 1,092 insect species, 10 amphibian species, 14 reptile species, 27 freshwater fish species, and 118 spider species. 16 of the animal species are endangered.

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    Protected Area updated by Korea Protected Areas Forum and Ministry of Environment, facilitated by UNEP-WCMC

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    Protected Area updated by Korea Protected Areas Forum, Republic of Korea, facilitated by UNEP-WCMC

    about 3 years ago

    Modified English Designation, WDPA Parent ID, Status Year and 6 more attributes see details >

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  • WDPA ID10934
  • NameWoraksan
  • Original NameWoraksan (Mt.) National Park
  • Country / TerritoryKOR
  • Sub locationKR-44
  • IUCN CategoryIIWhat is this?
  • English DesignationNational Park
  • Designation TypeNational
  • StatusDesignated
  • Status Year1984
  • Reported Area km2287.977
  • Marinefalse
  • Governance TypeFederal or national ministry or agency
  • International CriteriaNot Applicable
  • Management AuthorityKorea National Park Service
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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