Biosphere Reserve Information
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
The Mount Kuwol, situated on the west coast of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and 100 kilometres south-east of Pyongyang, consists of a 954 meter-high mountain, adjacent coastal wetlands, lagoons and river estuaries, and agricultural areas. Both the core area and the buffer zone are part of the Mount Kuwol Nature Reserve, which was designated in 1976.
Dr. Yun Chol Nam, Director, Research Center for Biodiversity & Eco-engineering, State Academy of Sciences, Sosan-dong, Sosong District, Pyongyang, DPR Korea
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South Hwanghae Province, DPR Korea
Last updated: 2011