Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park

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Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park
若狭湾国定公園
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Map showing the location of Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park
Map showing the location of Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park
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Location Fukui/Kyōto Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates 35°31′N 135°40′E / 35.51°N 135.67°E / 35.51; 135.67Coordinates: 35°31′N 135°40′E / 35.51°N 135.67°E / 35.51; 135.67[1]
Area 191.95 km2 (74.11 sq mi)
Established 1 June 1955

Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park (若狭湾国定公園 Wakasa Wan Kokutei Kōen?) is a Quasi-National Park in Fukui and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan. Established in 1955, the central feature of the park is the ria coast of Wakasa Bay. In 2005 an area of 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi) of wetland in the Mikata Lakes was designated a Ramsar Site.[2][3][4]

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  1. ^ "Wakasa Wan Quasi National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ "能登半島/越前加賀海岸/若狭湾/八ヶ岳中信高原". Natural Parks Foundation. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "List of Quasi-National Parks". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  4. ^ "Mikata-goko Ramsar Site". Ministry of the Environment. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  5. ^ a b "Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park". Fukui Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012. 
  6. ^ a b "Wakasa Wan Quasi-National Park". Kyōto Prefecture. Retrieved 4 February 2012.