Jeju Island

 

Jeju Island is situated in the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and covers a lava plateau with a shield volcano at an elevation of 1,950 meters above sea level.

The biosphere reserve is located at the center of the island, comprising in its core area Mt. Halla National Park, two stream corridors and three islets. Read more about this biosphere reserve on the UNESCO Biosphere Reserves website.

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Capital: Seoul
Region: Asia and the Pacific

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