Mount Kamgang

Biosphere Reserve Information

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

2018

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The is located in the middle of the Great Paektu Mountain Range, in the south-east of the country, and includes adjacent marine areas to the east. Mount Kumgang is a forest-oriented ecosystem linked to coastal, agricultural and freshwater ecosystems. It is home to many endemic and rare species of global significance. The coastal area and natural lakes form the habitats of migratory birds that use the East Asia-Australasian Migratory Pathway. The main economic activities on the site are fishing, agriculture and forestry.

Administrative Authorities
Contact

Contact Address

Telephone

MAB National Committee of DPRK, Ryonmot-dong, Sosong district, Pyongyang

(+850) 218111

Fax

(+850) 23432100

E-mail

Website

MAB National Committee of DPRK

Location

Latitude

38°38'07''N

Longitude

128°07'55''E

Area (hectares)

Surface Area

262,589

Core Area

22,213

Buffer Area

50,651

Transition Area

20,910

Map

Last updated: 2018

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