Biosphere Reserve Information

Republic of Korea

Gochang

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Covering 67 000 hectares, Gochang is located in the south-west region of the country and is composed of forest, coastal and freshwater ecosystems. The tidal flats are major stopover sites for migratory birds, especially longbill and plover.

Administrative Authorities

Gochang county

Contact

Contact Address

Telephone

Gochang-gun, 245, Jungangno, Gochang-eup, Gochang-gun, Chonbuk (585-700), Republic of Korea

(+82) 63 564 2121

Fax

(+82) 63 564 9977

E-mail

Website

Location

Latitude

35°18'00''N - 35°34'00''N

Longitude

126°26'00''E - 126°46'00''E

Area (hectares)

Surface Area

67,152

Core Area

9,128

Buffer Area

26,554

Transition Area

31,470

Map

Last updated: 2013

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