List of protected areas of Kyrgyzstan

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The Protected areas of Kyrgyzstan cover 1,189,360 hectares and account for 6.3% of the country's total area (end of 2009). They include 10 strict nature reserves (IUCN Category I), 9 - nature national parks (IUCN Category II), 19 - natural monuments (IUCN Category III), 49 - habitat/species management areas (23 - botanical reserves, 10 - forest reserves, 14 - game (zoological) reserves, 2 - complex reserves) (IUCN Category IV).[1] Besides, Biosphere Territory Yssyk-Kel with a status of protected area of national significance was established in 2000.

State Nature Reserves[edit]

No Nature Reserve Province District
1 Issyk-Kul State Nature Reserve Issyk-Kul Province Tong District, Issyk Kul District
2 Sary-Chelek State Biosphere Nature Reserve Jalal-Abad Province
3 Besh-Aral State Nature Reserve Jalal-Abad Province Chatkal District
4 Naryn State Nature Reserve Naryn Province
5 Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve Naryn Province
6 Sarychat-Ertash State Nature Reserve Issyk-Kul Province
7 Padyshata State Nature Reserve Jalal-Abad Province
8 Kulunata State Nature Reserve Osh Province
9 Karabuura State Nature Reserve Talas Province
10 Surmatash State Nature Reserve Batken Province

National Parks[edit]

Nature Monuments[edit]

Habitat/species management areas[edit]

Forest Reserves[edit]

Game (Zoological) Reserves[edit]

Botanical Reserves[edit]

Complex Reserves[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ State Agency on Environment Protection: Specially Protected Areas in Kyrgyzstan (in Russian)

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