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Cuchillas del Toa (Cuba)

Cuchillas del Toa (Cuba)

Imatge The Cuchillas del Toa Biosphere Reserve, located in the northeastern region of Cuba, is considered as one of the principal centers of biodiversity and endemism in Cuba and the insular Caribbean. The core of the Cuchillas del Toa Reserve is the Alexander de Humboldt National Park, a World Nature Heritage site, which covers more than a half of its area, with pine forests, rainy mountain forests and xerophytic woods to complex coastal vegetation with mangroves and coral reefs. The reserve is one of the most extense and conserved mountain ecosystems remaining in the Antilles region, with well protected 15 river basins, 32 sub-basins and more than 300 streams.




Declaration Date: 1987

Country: Cuba

Surface Area: 208,305 ha

Resident population: 18,300 inhabitants

Contact: Griselda Llorente Jover    gricelda@citma.gtmo.inf.cu

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