Köpetdag Nature Reserve

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Köpetdag Nature Reserve
LocationAhal Province, Turkmenistan
Nearest cityAsgabat
Coordinates37°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]
Area497 km2 (192 sq mi)

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:


  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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