Kep National Park

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Kep National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Kep National Park
Map showing the location of Kep National Park
Southeast Asia, Cambodia (green)
Location Kep, Cambodia
Coordinates 10°30′22″N 104°18′29″E / 10.50614988°N 104.30800459°E / 10.50614988; 104.30800459Coordinates: 10°30′22″N 104°18′29″E / 10.50614988°N 104.30800459°E / 10.50614988; 104.30800459
Area 50 km2 (19 sq mi)[1]
Established 1993[2]

Kep National Park (Khmer: ឧទ្យានជាតិកែប - Outtyeancheat Kaeb) is a national park of Cambodia in the Kep region of Cambodia. Established in 1993, it covers an area of 50 km². The nearest town lies at Krong Kaeb.

The park includes a small mountain range with tracks and trails which are popular with tourists.[citation needed] The trails boast incredible views of Phu Quoc and the Bokor Ranges on the south and west sides, and views across islands of the vast Vietnamese marine reserve in Kiên Giang to the east side.[3]

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  1. ^ Protected Areas and Development in The Lower Mekong River Region International Centre for Environmental Management
  2. ^ "Kep National Park". WCMC. Retrieved 2009-08-28. 
  3. ^ Kiên Giang UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve UNESCO

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