Gunung Ciremai National Park

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Gunung Ciremai National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Gezicht op een meer en de vulkaan Cereme oftewel Ciremai TMnr 60005195.jpg
Lake at the foot of Mt Ciremai (ca.1920-33)
Map showing the location of Gunung Ciremai National Park
Map showing the location of Gunung Ciremai National Park
Gunung Ciremai NP
Location in Java
Location West Java, Indonesia
Coordinates 6°55′S 108°20′E / 6.917°S 108.333°E / -6.917; 108.333Coordinates: 6°55′S 108°20′E / 6.917°S 108.333°E / -6.917; 108.333
Area 155 km2
Established 2004
Visitors 15,126 (in 2007[1])
Governing body Ministry of Forestry

Mount Ciremai National Park or Gunung Ciremai National Park is located around 50 km to the south of the city of Cirebon in West Java, Indonesia. The park extends into the Kuningan and Majalengka regencies south of Cirebon. The park surrounds Mt Ceremai, an active volcano, the highest peak in West Java. Groups of hikers, including parties of students, often climb the peak although care is needed.

Various types of endemic or endangered flora and fauna are found in the park[2] which include the following:

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  1. ^ Forestry statistics of Indonesia 2007, retrieved 20 May 2010
  2. ^ These are listed in the Official Letter issued by the Forestry Minister, No SK 424/Menhut-II/2004 issued on 19 October 2004 noted in the External links section below.

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