Byeonsan-bando National Park

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Byeonsan-bando National Park
변산반도국립공원, 邊山半島國立公園
IUCN category II (national park)
Location Chungcheongnamdo, South Korea
Coordinates 35°38′38″N 126°35′10″E / 35.644°N 126.586°E / 35.644; 126.586Coordinates: 35°38′38″N 126°35′10″E / 35.644°N 126.586°E / 35.644; 126.586[1]
Area 154.71 km2 (59.73 sq mi)[2]
Established 11 June 1988
Governing body Korea National Park Service
http://english.knps.or.kr/Knp/Byeonsanbando/Intro/Introduction.aspx

Byeonsan-bando National Park (Korean: 변산반도국립공원, 邊山半島國立公園) is a national park in South Korea and was designated in 1988 as the only peninsula based park with a mix of mountains and sea in the country.[2] The total area is 154.71 km2 (59.73 sq mi) with 9.27 km2 (3.58 sq mi) being sea. Byeonsan-bando is divided into two parts which are the Naebyeonsan (mountain area) and the Oebyeonsan (coastal area).[2] There are 996 animal species and 877 different vascular plants within national park.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Byeonsanbando National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Byeonsanbando: Intro". Korea National Park Service. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 

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