Köpetdag Nature Reserve

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Köpetdag Nature Reserve
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Map showing the location of Köpetdag Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Köpetdag Nature Reserve
Location Ahal Province, Turkmenistan
Nearest city Asgabat
Coordinates 37°44′02″N 58°16′12″E / 37.734°N 58.27°E / 37.734; 58.27Coordinates: 37°44′02″N 58°16′12″E / 37.734°N 58.27°E / 37.734; 58.27[1]
Area 497 km2 (192 sq mi)
Established 1976

Köpetdag Nature Reserve is a nature reserve (zapovednik) of Turkmenistan.

Established in 1976 for the protection of indigenous flora and fauna, it is located in the central part of the Kopetdag Range in Ahal Province, covering an area of 497 km2 (192 sq mi).

It also incorporates two sanctuaries and two natural monuments:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kopetdag State Nature Reserve". protectedplanet.net. 
  • National Program for the Protection of the Environment, Ashgabat, 2002, pp. 149-151 (in Russian)

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