Yakushima Island in Japan

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WDPA ID

3034

Reported Area

189.58 km²

Data Provider

Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan

Attributes

Original Name 屋久島

English Designation UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Management Category Not Applicable

Status Designated

Type of Designation International

Status Year 1980

Sublocation JP-46

Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority Not Reported

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable