Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve

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Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Dongzhai Harbour Mangrove Forest.jpg
Haikou's Dongzhai Harbour Mangrove Forest
Map showing the location of Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve
Map of Hainan Island
Location Meilan District, Haikou City Hainan Island, China
Coordinates 19°57′12″N 110°33′58″E / 19.9532559°N 110.5661796°E / 19.9532559; 110.5661796Coordinates: 19°57′12″N 110°33′58″E / 19.9532559°N 110.5661796°E / 19.9532559; 110.5661796
Area 2,500 hectares (6,200 acres)
Established 1986
Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve
Traditional Chinese 東寨港紅樹林自然保護
Simplified Chinese 东寨港红树林自然保护区

Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve is located in in Yanfeng Town, (演丰镇), Meilan District, Haikou City, Hainan Island, People's Republic of China and has an area of 2,500 hectares (6,200 acres). It includes six rivers, and the coastline is very irregular and includes a number of bays and tidewater gullies. The Mangrove forest on the south coast provides a habitat for birds and other wildlife.[1]

The Nature Reserve has been placed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tentative List.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Dongzhai Port Nature Reserve". UNESCO World Heritage Centre.