Mangroves National Park
Mangroves National ParkIUCN Category II (National Park) Location Democratic Republic of the Congo Coordinates Coordinates: Area 768 km² Established 1992 Governing body l'Institut Congolais pour la Conservation de la Nature (ICCN)
Mangroves National Park is a national park and Ramsar wetland in the Democratic Republic of Congo containing mangrove forests. The park is located at the mouth of the Congo River. These mangroves are distinct from the ones found in south Asia (India and Bangladesh). These mangroves form a separate type of mangrove forests, which are typical to Democratic Republic of Congo. The park was established in 1992 and is 768 km2 (297 sq mi) in size.
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