Blambangan Peninsula

Blambangan Peninsula is located at the southeastern of Java Island. Administratively this peninsula is in Banyuwangi Regency. It is the location of the 434.2 square kilometres (167.6 sq mi) Alas Purwo National Park.[1] This peninsula contains Cape Bantenan, the southernmost point of Java and Cape Slaka, the easternmost point of Java.

World’s Biosphere ReservesEdit

In mid-March 2016, UNESCO has declared Blambangan Biosphere Reserve consists of four conservation areas, namely the Alas Purwo National Park, the Baluran National Park, the Meru Betiri National Park, and Ijen Crater Natural Reserve. It is the eleventh Indonesia's biosphere reserves acknowledged by the UNESCO.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Williams, China (2010). Southeast Asia on a Shoestring. Lonely Planet. p. 221. ISBN 978-1-74220-377-5.
  2. ^ "UNESCO Declares Belambangan as Biosphere Reserve". March 20, 2016.

Coordinates: 8°42′S 114°30′E / 8.7°S 114.5°E / -8.7; 114.5