Gyeryongsan National Park
|Gyeryongsan National Park|
View of the mountain Gyeryongsan
|Location||Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea|
|Area||64.71 km2 (24.98 sq mi)|
|Established||31 December 1968|
|Governing body||Korea National Park Service|
Gyeryongsan National Park (Korean: 계룡산국립공원, 鷄龍山國立公園) is one of 20 national parks in South Korea. It was designated as a national park in 1968, as the second park in the country. It covers an area of 64.71 km2 (24.98 sq mi). One part of Gyeryongsan, a 845-metre-high (2,772 ft) mountain, is located in the park.
The park is home to a total of 1,121 plant species, 1,867 insect species and 645 animal species. Among the animals eleven are endangered, including Otter, Marten, Common buzzard, and Black woodpecker.
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