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Cuba

PENÍNSULA DE GUANAHACABIBES

 
       
  General Description  
  Major ecosystem type   Tropical dry or deciduous forest including coastal/marine component
  Major habitats & land cover types   Semi-deciduous forest with Byrsonima roigii, Callicarpa roigii, Eugenia roigii etc.; evergreen forest; mangrove; marshland; coastal scrublands; rocky habitats; sand dunes; coral reefs; marine habitats; agroecosystems with tobacco, fruits etc.; pasture land
  Location   21°41' to 22°03'N; 84°10' to 84°57'W
  Area (hectares)    
  Total   119,189
  Core area(s)   34,856 (of which marine: 16,400)
  Buffer zone(s)   73,635 (of which marine: 3,424)
  Transition area(s) when given   10,698
  Altitude (metres above sea level)   0 to +25
  Year designated   1987
  Administrative authorities   Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología y Medio Ambiente (CITMA) Ministerio de la Agricultura (MINAGRI) Ministerio del Turismo


Last updated: 10/30/2007

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