Zaamin National Park

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Zaamin National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Zaamin National Park
Map showing the location of Zaamin National Park
Map of Uzbekistan
LocationJizzakh Province, Uzbekistan
Nearest cityZaamin
Coordinates39°36′47″N 68°30′04″E / 39.613°N 68.501°E / 39.613; 68.501[1]Coordinates: 39°36′47″N 68°30′04″E / 39.613°N 68.501°E / 39.613; 68.501[1]
Area156 km2 (60 sq mi)
Established1926

Zaamin National Park (Jizzakh Province) is the oldest nature preserve in Uzbekistan, created in 1926 as Guralash Nature Preserve on the northern slopes of the western part of Turkestan Range, in the valleys of the rivers Kulsoy, Guralash, Baikungur, and Aldashmansoy. Total area is 156 km2 (60 sq mi). Elevations from 1,700 m (5,600 ft) (in the Guralash valley) to 3,571 m (11,716 ft) (Guralash Peak).

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  1. ^ "Zaamin National Park". protectedplanet.net.

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