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Under UNESCO's Man and Biosphere Reserve Programme, there are 142 biosphere reserves recognized as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Asia and the Pacific as of April 2016. These are distributed across 24 countries in the region.

The list

Below is the list of biosphere reserves in Asia and the Pacific, organized by country/territory, along with the year these were designated as part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves.

Australia

* Croajingolong, Victoria (1977) * Riverland, South Australia (1977) * Kosciuszko, New South Wales (1977) * Prince Regent River, Western Australia (1977) * Mamungari (formerly Unnamed), South Australia (1977) * Uluru (Ayers Rock-Mount Olga), Northern Territory (1977) * Yathong, New South Wales (1977) * Fitzgerald River, Western Australia (1978) * Hattah-Kulkyne and Murray-Kulkyne, Victoria (1981) * Wilsons Promontory, Victoria (1981) * Mornington Peninsula and Western Port, Victoria (2002) * Barkindji, New South Wales and Victoria (2005) * Noosa, Queensland (2007) * Great Sandy, Queensland (2009)

Cambodia

* Tonlé Sap (1997)

China

* Changbaishan (1979) * Dinghushan, Guangdong (1979) * Wolong, Sichuan (1979) * Fanjingshan, Guizhou (1986) * Xilin Gol, Inner Mongolia (1987) * Wuyishan, Jiangxi and Fujian (1987) * Bogeda, Xinjiang (1990) * Shennongjia, Hubei (1990) * Yancheng, Jiangsu (1992) * Xishuangbanna, Yunnan (1993) * Maolan, Guizhou (1996) * Tianmushan, Zhejiang (1996) * Fenglin (1997) * Jiuzhaigou Valley, Sichuan (1997) * , Zhejiang (1998) * Shankou Mangrove, Guangxi (2000) * Baishuijiang, Gansu (2000) * Gaoligong Mountain, Yunnan (2000) * Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Sichuan (2000) * Baotianman, Henan (2001) * Saihan Wula, Inner Mongolia (2001) * Dalai Lake, Inner Mongolia (2002) * Wudalianchi, Heilongjiang (2003) * Yading, Sichuan (2003) * Foping, Shaanxi (2004) * Qomolangma (Mount Everest), Tibet (2004) * Chebaling, Guangdong (2007) * Xingkai Lake, Heilongjiang (2007) * Mao'er Mountain, Guangxi (2011) * Jinggangshan, Jiangxi (2012) * Niubeiliang (2012) * Snake Island - Laotie Mountain (2013) * Hanma (2015)

Federated States of Micronesia

* Utwe (2005) * And Atoll (2007)

India

* Nilgiri (Karnataka, Kerala & Tamil Nadu) (1986) * Gulf of Mannar (1989) * Sunderbans (1989) * Nanda Devi (1988) * Nokrek (1988) * Pachmarhi (1999)#MP * Simlipal (1994) * Achanakmar-Amarkantak (2005) * Great Nicobar (1989) * Agasthyamala (2005) * Khangchendzonga (2018) ( Sikkim) *Panna Tiger Reserve (2020)

Indonesia

* Cibodas, including Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park (1977) * Komodo (1977) * Lore Lindu (1977) * Tanjung Puting (1977) * Mount Leuser National Park (1981) * Siberut (1981) * Giam Siak Kecil-Bukit Batu (2009) * Wakatobi (2012) * Bromo Tengger Semeru, including Arjuno-Welirang (2015) * Taka Bonerate-Kepulauan Selayar (2015) * Belambangan (2016) * Berbak - Sembilang (2018) * Betung Kerihun Danau Sentarum Kapuas Hulu (2018) * Rinjani Lombok (2018) * Saleh-Moyo-Tambora (Samota) (2019) * Togean Tojo Una-Una (2019)

Iran

* Arasbaran (1976) * Arjan and Parishan (1976) * Geno (1976) * Golestan (1976) * Hara (1976) * Kavir (1976) * Lake Urmia (1976) * Miankaleh (1976) * Touran (1976) * Dena (2010) * Tang-e-Sayad & Sabzkuh(2015) * Hamoun (2016)

Japan

* Mount Hakusan (1980) * Mount Ōdaigahara & Mount Ōmine (1980) * Shiga Highland (1980) * Yakushima Island (1980) * Aya (2012) * Minami-Alps (2014) * Sobo, Katamuki and Okue (2017) * Minakami (2017)

Kazakhstan

* Korgalzhyn (2012) * Alakol (2013) * Akzhayik (2014) * Katon-Karagay (2014) * Aksu-Zhabagly (2015) * Barsakelmes (2016) * Altyn-Emel (2017) * Karatau (2017)

Kyrgyzstan

* Sary-Chelek (1978) * Issyk Kul (2001)

Malaysia

* Tasik Chini (2009) * Crocker Range (2014)

Maldives

* Baa Atoll 2011

Mongolia

* Great Gobi (1990) * Bogd Khan Mountain (1996) * Ubsunur Hollow Biosphere Reserve (1997) * Khustain Nuruu National Park (2002) * Dornod Mongol (2005) * Mongol Daguur (2007)

Myanmar

* Inlay Lake (2015) * Indawgyi Lake (2017)

North Korea

* Mount Paekdu (1989) * Mount Kuwol (2004) * Mount Myohyang (2009) * Mount Chilbo (2014)

Pakistan

* Lal Suhanra National Park (1977) * Ziarat Juniper Forest (2013)

Palau

* Ngaremeduu (2005)

Philippines

* Puerto Galera (1977) * Palawan (1990) * Albay (March 2016)

South Korea

* Mount Sorak (1982) * Jeju Island (2002) * Shinan Dadohae (Sinan Dadohae Biosphere Reserve) (2009) * Gwangneung Forest (Korea National Arboretum) (2010) * Gochang (2013) *Suncheon (2018) *Gangwon Eco-peace (Korean Demilitarized Zone-near areas across five counties of Gangwon Province) (2019) *Yeoncheon Imjin River (2020)

Sri Lanka

* Hurulu (1977) * Sinharaja (1978) * Kanneliya-Dediyagala-Nakiyadeniya (KDN) (2004) * Bundala (2005)

Thailand

* Sakaerat (1976) * Hauy Tak Teak (1977) * Mae Sa-Kog Ma (1977) * Ranong (1997)

Turkmenistan

* Repetek (1978)

Uzbekistan

* Mount Chatkal (1978)

Vietnam

* Cần Giờ Mangrove Forest (2000) * Cát Tiên National Park (2001) * Cát Bà Island (2004) * Red River Delta (2004) * Kien Giang (2006) * Western Nghệ An (2007) * Cape Cà Mau National Park (2009) * Chàm IslandsHội An (2009) * Langbiang (2015)

References



External links


List of UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Asia and the Pacific

List of UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves of Asia and the Pacific

UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves
{{Biosphere Reserves