Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve

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Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve
Serenity on Song-Kul. (3968872838).jpg
Son Kol sector, Karatal-Japyryk Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve
Map showing the location of Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve
Map of Kyrgyzstan
LocationNaryn Region, Kyrgyzstan
Nearest cityNaryn
Coordinates41°37′25″N 75°23′28″E / 41.6237°N 75.391°E / 41.6237; 75.391[1]Coordinates: 41°37′25″N 75°23′28″E / 41.6237°N 75.391°E / 41.6237; 75.391[1]
Area21,016 ha (51,930 acres)
Established1994

The Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve is located in Naryn Region of Kyrgyzstan. It was established in 1994 with a purpose of conservation of unique nature complexes, protection of rare and threatened species of flora and fauna of Central Tien-Shan, and maintain regional environmental balance. The reserve currently occupies 21,016 hectares (51,930 acres) and consists of 3 areas Song-Kul, Karatal-Achatash, and Chatyr-Kul. The Chatyr-Kul area of the nature reserve is a Ramsar site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Karatal Zhapyrk Nr State Nature Reserve". protectedplanet.net. Archived from the original on 2012-08-30. Retrieved 2012-05-08.
  2. ^ Protected Areas of Central Asia and Kazakhstan: Karatal-Japyryk State Nature Reserve (in Russian), archived from the original on 18 August 2011, retrieved 18 April 2010