Khabr National Park and Ruchun Wildlife Refuge
Iranian Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
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Khabr Nation Park and Ruchun wild life refuge covers an area of 169200 hectares. Khabr is eleventh National Park of Iran which alone covers an area about 120000 hectares. The lowest elevation is 1000 and the highest 3845 m. The area has a rich flora (about 750 species) and about 120 endemic species. In view of phytogeography, the area situated between Irano-Turanian and Sahara-Sindian regions which includes several communities and various vegetation.
Statements of authenticity and/or integrity
The presence of 120 endemic plant species and some plant communities which are only found in this area.
Comparison with other similar properties
There is not similar area in Iran.