Mount Chilbo (Democratic People's Republic of Korea)

This 340 hectare site in the north-east of the country is a major storehouse of biodiversity.  It hosts 16 species of plant endemic to Korea, 30 endangered species of plants and animals, 132 species of medicinal herbs and several species of wild vegetables and fruits. Agriculture, fishery and tourism are the main economic activities practised in the reserve. The site offers many tourist attractions and has developed the facilities to welcome a large number of visitors each year.