Phu Chong–Na Yoi National Park

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Phu Chong-Na Yoi National Park
อุทยานแห่งชาติภูจองนายอย
IUCN category II (national park)
Huayluang waterfall 02.jpg
Huai Luang Waterfall,
Map showing the location of Phu Chong-Na Yoi National Park
Map showing the location of Phu Chong-Na Yoi National Park
Location within Thailand
Location Ubon Ratchathani Province, Thailand
Nearest city Ubon Ratchathani
Coordinates 14°32′0″N 105°23′9″E / 14.53333°N 105.38583°E / 14.53333; 105.38583Coordinates: 14°32′0″N 105°23′9″E / 14.53333°N 105.38583°E / 14.53333; 105.38583
Area 686 km²
Established 1987
Governing body National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department

Phu Chong–Na Yoi National Park is a protected area at the eastern end of the Dângrêk Mountains, northeastern Thailand. It is located in Buntharik, Na Chaluai and Nam Yuen districts of Ubon Ratchathani Province.[1] Established in 1987, it is an IUCN Category II protected area, measuring 686 square kilometres (265 sq mi).[2] Situated in a mountainous area, the park borders Laos and Cambodia. Natural features include the cliffs at Pha Phueng, and the 40 metres (130 ft) Bak Teo Yai Waterfall.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Spooner, Andrew; Borrowman, Hana; Baldwin, William (February 1, 2007). Footprint Thailand. Footprint Travel Guides. pp. 704–. ISBN 978-1-904777-94-6. Retrieved October 1, 2011. 
  2. ^ IUCN Commission on National Parks and Protected Areas; International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (1992). Protected Areas of the World: Indomalaya, Oceania, Australia and Antarctic. IUCN. p. 149. Retrieved October 1, 2011. 

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