Jeju Island is situated in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and covers a lava plateau with a shield volcano at an elevation of 1,950 meters above sea level.

The biosphere reserve is located at the center of the island, comprising in its core area Mt. Halla National Park, two stream corridors and three islets. Read more about this biosphere reserve on the UNESCO Biosphere Reserves website.

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Capital: Seoul
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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  • Route: Морской
    Major activities:
    Sightseeing and hiking are the main recreational activities in Mt. Halla National Park. Also, monitoring and research are carried out, and cultivation of shitake mushrooms (Lentinus edodes) takes place in some areas. In the marinecore area, three uninhabited islets are used for fishing sites.
    Local contacts:
    Mr. KIM Yang-Bo, Chief Director of Environmental Policy Department, Jeju Special Self-Governing Provincial Government, Tel.: +82-64 710 6010. Email:kyb@jeju.go.kr
    Site Type:
    Биосферные заповедники