Eldar Pine State Reserve

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Eldar Pine State Reserve is a state reserve in Azerbaijan. It was established on the area of 16.86 km² of Samuh administrative region by a decree of the President of Azerbaijan Republic December 16, 2004.

In 1967 the reserve (with the area of 3.92 km²) was transformed into the branch of Goy-Gol State Reserve.

At present this reserve surrounds 16.86 km² area and complex has been founded in the reserve .[1]

Eldar Pine[edit]

The reserve is mainly designed for preserving and protecting of rare and endemic species of trees; Eldar Pine.


On December 28, 2006 the Azerbaijani Minister of Ecology and Natural Resources Minister; Huseyn Bagirov announced the expansion of the Eldar Pine State Reserve. The minister said a project concerning the enlargement of the territory had been launched. The main goal of the project is to protect one of the rare trees of the nature, the Eldar Pine tree, which can only be found in the region.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Establishment of Eldar Pine State Reserve
  2. ^ Eldar Pine State Reserve to be expanded