Phú Quốc National Park

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Phu Quoc National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Location Mekong Delta
Nearest city Hà Tiên
Coordinates 10°19′30″N 103°57′00″E / 10.32500°N 103.95000°E / 10.32500; 103.95000Coordinates: 10°19′30″N 103°57′00″E / 10.32500°N 103.95000°E / 10.32500; 103.95000
Area 314.22 km²
Established 2001
Governing body People's Committee of Kiên Giang Province

Phu Quoc National Park (Vietnamese: Vườn quốc gia Phú Quốc) is a national park on Phú Quốc Island, in the Kiên Giang Province of Vietnam's Mekong Delta Region. This park includes land and sea area, protecting oceanic species such as dugong. This park was established by the Decision 91/2001/QĐ-TTg dated 8 June 2001 signed by the Prime Minister of Vietnam on upgrading Northern Phú Quốc Islands Preservation Zone to Phu Quoc National Park.

Location[edit]

Phu Quoc National Park includes Northern Phú Quốc Islands Preservation Zone, Ham Rong Mount, Ganh Dau and Cua Can. The park is situated within the boundaries of Communes: Gành Dầu, Bãi Thơm, Cửa Cạn and part of Communes of Cửa Dương, Hàm Ninh, Dương Tơ, and Duong Dong Township, Phú Quốc District, Kiên Giang Province.

The geographical coordinates: N 10°12' to 10°27' and E 103°50' to 104°04'.

Areas[edit]

Total area of the park is 31.422 ha, inclusive of: Strictly protected area: 8,603 ha, biological restoration area of 22,603 ha,and administrative and services of 33 ha.

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