Kerama Shotō National Park

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Kerama Shotō National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Location Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
Coordinates 26°2′N 127°33′E / 26.033°N 127.550°E / 26.033; 127.550Coordinates: 26°2′N 127°33′E / 26.033°N 127.550°E / 26.033; 127.550
Area 939.95 km2 (362.92 sq mi)
Established 5 March 2014

Kerama Shotō National Park (慶良間諸島国立公園 Kerama Shotō Kokuritsu Kōen?) is a national park in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. Established in 2014, it is located in and around the Kerama Islands. The park comprises a land area of 3,520 ha (8,700 acres) in the municipalities of Tokashiki and Zamami together with 90,475 ha (223,570 acres) of the surrounding waters. The Kerama Islands previously formed part of Okinawa Kaigan Quasi-National Park. The day of establishment, March 5, coincides with Coral Day (サンゴの日?).[1][2][3]

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