Deogyusan National Park

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Deogyusan National Park
덕유산국립공원, 德裕山國立公園
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Deogyusan from Hyangjeok Peak.jpg
Mountain Deogyusan, viewed from Hyangjeok Peak
Location Jeollabuk-do, Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea
Nearest city Muju
Coordinates 35°51′50″N 127°44′38″E / 35.864°N 127.744°E / 35.864; 127.744Coordinates: 35°51′50″N 127°44′38″E / 35.864°N 127.744°E / 35.864; 127.744[1]
Area 231.65 km2 (89.44 sq mi)[2]
Established 1 February 1975
Visitors 1 million[2]
Governing body Korea National Park Service
http://english.knps.or.kr/Knp/Deogyusan/Intro/Introduction.aspx

Deogyusan National Park (Korean: 덕유산국립공원, 德裕山國立公園) is located in the provinces of Jeollabuk-do and Gyeongsangnam-do, South Korea. It was designated as the 10th national park in 1975.[2] The park is home to a total of 1,067 plant species, 32 mammal species, 130 bird species, 9 amphibian species, 13 reptile species, 28 fish species, and 1,337 insect species. Endangered animals in the park include Flying squirrel, Marten and Otter.[2]

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

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