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Here Are The Twenty Coolest and Exotic National Parks in Indonesia

Gunung Leuser National Park

INDEPHEDIA.com - As a tropical country, geographically Indonesia still has a lot of forests. A number of natural forests that are spread from Sabang to Merauke are also used as national parks as a preservation of flora and fauna.

Of 54 national parks in Indonesia today, 6 of them are World Heritage Sites, 9 parks are part of the World Biosphere Reserve Network and 5 wetland parks are internationally protected by the Ramsar Convention. Meanwhile, as many as 9 parks are dominated by water.

The first five Indonesian national parks were established in 1980. This number increased steadily to 41 parks in 2003. In a massive expansion in 2004, 9 new national parks were established so that the number reached 50 parks. Mount Tambora area was designated as a national park in 2015.


Ujung Kulon National Park

From the existing parks, then 3 national parks each on the islands of Sumatra, Sulawesi and Bangka (Bangka Belitung Islands) were added in 2016. INDEPHEDIA.com collected at least 20 of the coolest and most exotic national parks out of 54 national parks in Indonesia .

The twenty national parks, namely Gunung (Mountain) Leuser National Park, Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park, Way Kambas National Park, Ujung Kulon National Park, Kepulauan Seribu (The Thousand Island) National Park, Karimun Jawa National Park, Bromo Tengger Semeru National Park, Baluran National Park and Danau (Lake) Sentarum National Park.

Then, the next sequence is Tanjung Puting National Park, West Bali National Park, Komodo National Park, Gunung Rinjani National Park, Gunung Tambora National Park, Bunaken National Park, Bantimurung Bulusaraung National Park, Wakatobi National Park, Cendrawasih Bay National Park and Lorentz National Park in Papua.

Thus the twenty coolest and most exotic national parks of 54 national parks in Indonesia that INDEPHEDIA.com summarizes. These national parks are mostly visited by tourists, both domestic and foreign. I hope this information is helpful. (WS.IN/ENG/*)

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