Virachey National Park
|Virachey National Park|
Veal Thom grasslands
|Area||3,380.57 km2 (1,305.25 sq mi)|
|Governing body||Ministry of Environment|
Virachey National Park was created under the Royal Decree Concerning the Creation and Designation of Protected Areas, issued on 1 November 1993, and is under the administration of the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia. The park's flora and fauna is threatened by illegal logging.
Located in some of the most deep and isolated jungles of Cambodia, Virachey is largely unexplored and holds a large assortment of wildlife, waterfalls and mountains. The park comprises dense semi-evergreen lowlands, montane forests, upland savannah, bamboo thickets and occasional patches of mixed deciduous forest. Most of the area lies above 400 meters up to 1,500 meters.
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