Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Darien National Park, Panama

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_473

Darien National Park is located in the borderland near Columbia in Darién Province, southeastern Panama. It covers a core protection area of 5,970 km2. Forming a bridge between North and South Americas, Darien National Park contains an exceptional variety of habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky coasts, mangroves, swamps, and lowland and upland tropical forests with remarkable wildlife. The park is also inhabited by two Indian tribes.

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