Çığlıkara Nature Reserve

The Çığlıkara Nature Reserve (Turkish: Çığlıkara Tabiatı Koruma Alanı) is a forest of mostly Lebanon cedar (Cedrus libani) in Antalya Province, southern Turkey. It is a registered nature reserve of the country.

It is located in Elmalı district of Antalya Province.[1] It covers an area of 15,889 ha (39,260 acres).[2] It is home to nearly 400 plant species, among them endemic flora and seven as natural monument registered old trees. The forest was registered a nature reserve on July 5, 1991.[2]

Trees of natural monumentEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Turkey's oldest tree is 2,000 years old". Hurriyet Daily News. 2005-08-26. Retrieved 2016-09-27. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "Çığlıkara Tabiatı Koruma Alanı" (in Turkish). Orman ve Su İşleri Bakanlığı VI. Bölge Müdürlüğü. Retrieved 2017-01-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 36°31′03″N 29°50′43″E / 36.5175°N 29.8454°E / 36.5175; 29.8454