Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve

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Further information: Sierra de los Tuxtlas
Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve
Biósfera Los Tuxtlas
IUCN category VI (protected area with sustainable use of natural resources)
Map showing the location of Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve
Map showing the location of Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve
Map of the Sierra de los Tuxtlas tropical rainforest ecoregion, within the Biosphere Reserve.
Location Los Tuxtlas, Veracruz, Mexico
Nearest city Catemaco
Coordinates 18°29′02″N 95°00′36″W / 18.484°N 95.01°W / 18.484; -95.01Coordinates: 18°29′02″N 95°00′36″W / 18.484°N 95.01°W / 18.484; -95.01[1]
Area 1,551 km2 (599 sq mi)
Established 1998

The Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve or Biósfera Los Tuxtlas, is a biosphere reserve located in the coastal and higher elevations of the Sierra de los Tuxtlas, in Los Tuxtlas of Veracruz state, in Eastern Mexico.[2]

Ecoregion[edit]

The area is notable for its diversity of plants and animals. It contains the neotropical Sierra de los Tuxtlas tropical rainforest ecoregion, of the Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests Biome.[2]

Other Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests in the region include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Los Tuxtlas Biosphere Reserve". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ a b Parkswatch

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