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Sembilang National Park

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Sembilang National Park

Sembilang National Park
Sembilang NP
Location in Sumatra
Location Sumatra, Indonesia

2°1′S 104°33′E / 2.017°S 104.550°E / -2.017; 104.550Coordinates: 2°1′S 104°33′E / 2.017°S 104.550°E / -2.017; 104.550

Area 2,051 km²
Established 2001
Governing body Ministry of Forestry

Sembilang National Park is a national park covering 2,051 km² in east Sumatra, Indonesia. It comprises peat swamp forest, freshwater swamp forest and riparian forest. The park provides habitat for Sumatran tiger, Asian elephant, Malayan tapir, Siamang, Golden cat, Sambar deer, Saltwater crocodile, Sembilang fish, Giant freshwater turtle, Freshwater dolphin and many species of bird.[1]


External links

  • Ministry of Forestry: Brief description
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