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This is the list of the national parks of Indonesia. Of all the national parks, 6 are World Heritage Sites, 6 are part of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves and 3 are wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar convention. A total of 9 parks are largely marine. The first group of five Indonesian national parks were established in 1980. This number increased constantly reaching 41 in 2003. In a major expansion in 2004, nine more new national parks were created, raising the total number to 50.


Sembilang
National park

Sembilang National Park is a national park covering 2,051 km˛ 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.

Location map of Sembilang

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Last revised on January 06, 2011
    
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