Member of mountain biosphere
Bosques de Paz (Ecuador-Perú)
Located at the southwest of Ecuador and the northeast of Peru, this was the first transboundary biosphere reserve in South America. It encompasses part of the western hills of the Andes, with altitudes that reach 3,000 meters and that have promoted a high endemism biodiversity. The seasonal dry forests of Ecuador and Peru constitute the heart of the Endemic Region of Tumbes, one of the most important biodiversity hotspot on the world along with the Tumbes’ mangroves.
Year of declaration: 2017
Surface area: 1,616,998.42 ha
Population: 617,260 inhabitants
Coordinates: 3°59’28.9″S 80°28’46.0″W
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