Saturday, May 7, 2016

National Parks

National Parks and Protect Areas

Protected areas cover about 7.7 percent of the country including 23 national parks, 111 protected areas, 22 national natural monuments, 35 wild life refuges, 22 international wetlands (registered in International Ramsar Convention Wetlands list) and 19 preserved forest areas. Golestan national park and Turan national park are the largest and most diverse national parks in Iran.