Woraksan National Park

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Woraksan National Park
월악산국립공원, 月岳山國立公園
IUCN category II (national park)
Mount Worak Korea 242.jpg
The 1,094-metre (3,589 ft) mountain Woraksan
Location Chungcheongbuk-do, Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea
Coordinates 36°50′06″N 128°11′53″E / 36.835°N 128.198°E / 36.835; 128.198Coordinates: 36°50′06″N 128°11′53″E / 36.835°N 128.198°E / 36.835; 128.198[1]
Area 287.78 km2 (111.11 sq mi)[2]
Established 31 December 1984
Governing body Korea National Park Service
http://english.knps.or.kr/Knp/woraksan/Intro/Introduction.aspx

Woraksan National Park (Korean: 월악산국립공원, 月岳山國立公園) is located in the provinces of Chungcheongbuk-do and Gyeongsangbuk-do, South Korea. It was designated as the 17th national park in 1984.[2] It is named after the 1,094-metre (3,589 ft) mountain Woraksan. The park is home to 1,200 plant species, 17 mammal species, 67 bird species, 1,092 insect species, 10 amphibian species, 14 reptile species, 27 freshwater fish species, and 118 spider species.[2] 16 of the animal species are endangered.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Woraksan National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Woraksan: Intro". Korea National Park Service. Retrieved 18 September 2010. 

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