Loagan Bunut National Park

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Loagan Bunut National Park
Taman Negara Loagan Bunut
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Loagan Bunut National ParkTaman Negara Loagan Bunut
Map showing the location of Loagan Bunut National ParkTaman Negara Loagan Bunut
Location Sarawak, Malaysia
Coordinates 3°46′N 114°13′E / 3.77°N 114.22°E / 3.77; 114.22Coordinates: 3°46′N 114°13′E / 3.77°N 114.22°E / 3.77; 114.22[1]
Area 100 km2 (39 sq mi)
Established 1990
http://www.sarawakforestry.com/htm/snp-np-loagan.html

The Loagan Bunut National Park (Malay: Taman Negara Loagan Bunut) is a national park located in Miri Division, Sarawak, Malaysia, on the Borneo island. The park was named after the Loagan Bunut lake nearby, which is connected to Sungai Bunut (sungai is Malay for river), Sungai Baram and Sungai Tinjar. This park occupies a space of 100 km2 (39 sq mi) and is well known for its rich biodiversity and unique aquatic ecosystem.[2]

The national park was gazetted on January 1, 1990 and it was opened to public on August 29, 1991.[2]

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  1. ^ "Loagan Bunut National Park". protectedplanet.net. 
  2. ^ a b "Sarawak National Park - National Parks and Reserves - Loagan Bunut National Park". Sarawak Forestry. 8 July 2009. Archived from the original on 16 December 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2013.