483.02 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Republic Of Korea


  • Original Name 지리산
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1967
  • Sublocation KR-48, KR-45, KR-46
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Korea National Park Service
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • Korea SOP 2016


Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Korea Updated: 2021 Ministry of Environment, Korea National Park Service and Korea Protected Areas Forum on behalf of Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, Cultural Heritage Administration, Korea Forest Service & MAB National Committee of the Republic of Korea

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Jirisan from the World Database on Protected Areas, December 2023. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net