Naciones Unidas National Park

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Naciones Unidas National Park
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Official name: Parque Nacional Naciones Unidas
Country Guatemala
Region Guatemala (department)
Landmark Park
Location North-west shore of Lake Amatitlán
 - elevation 1,450 m (4,757 ft)
 - coordinates 14°29′54″N 90°36′37″W / 14.49833°N 90.61028°W / 14.49833; -90.61028Coordinates: 14°29′54″N 90°36′37″W / 14.49833°N 90.61028°W / 14.49833; -90.61028
Area 4.91 km2 (2 sq mi)
Founded Acuerdo Gubernativo 26-05-55 & 319-97
Date 1955
Management INAB/Defensores de la Naturaleza

Naciones Unidas National Park is a forested park area of 4.91 km2, located 21 km south of Guatemala City, just north of Lake Amatitlán in the municipality of Villa Nueva.[1] It is one of the last remaining nature reserves in the metropolitan area of Guatemala City.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ CONAP. "Listado de Áreas Protegidas (enero, 2011)" (xls) (in Spanish). conap.gob.gt. Retrieved 2011-06-14. 
  2. ^ Defensores de la Naturaleza. "Parque Nacional Naciones Unidas "Un refugio verde en la ciudad"" (in Spanish). defensores.org.gt. Retrieved 2009-07-25.