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Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site

Zone de conservation de Guanacaste, Costa Rica

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The Area de Conservación Guanacaste, is a World Heritage Site in the northwestern part of Costa Rica, which comprises Santa Rosa, Guanacaste, Rincón de la Vieja National Parks and the Junquillal Bay Wildlife Refuge. It formally became part of National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) in 1994, and then a World Heritage site in 1999.

The area of the parks combined totals 1470 square kilometers as of 2004.

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  • WDPA ID198296
  • NameArea de Conservación Guanacaste
  • Original NameZone de conservation de Guanacaste
  • Country / TerritoryCRI
  • Sub locationCR-G
  • IUCN CategoryNot ApplicableWhat is this?
  • English DesignationWorld Heritage Site
  • Designation TypeInternational
  • StatusInscribed
  • Status Year1999
  • Reported Area km21470.0
  • Marinetrue
  • Reported Marine Area km2430.0
  • No TakeNot Reported
  • No Take Area km20.0
  • Governance TypeNot Reported
  • International Criteria(ix)(x)
  • Management AuthorityNot Reported
  • Management Plan URLNot Reported

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