Yakushima Island in Japan

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Reported Area

151.85 km²

Data Provider

Forestry Agency, Government of Japan


Original Name 屋久島

English Designation Forest Ecosystem Reserve

IUCN Management Category Ib

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1992

Sublocation JP-46

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Forestry Agency of Japan

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable