The World List of Natural Sites of Tourist Attraction

Los Katíos National Natural Park is a protected area located in northwest Colombia which covers about 720 km2. The elevation ranges between 50 and 600 m. It is a part of the Darién Gap, a densely forested area shared by Panama and Colombia, and is contiguous with the Darién National Park in Panama. The Pan-American Highway, when completed as proposed, would pass near or through Los Katíos. The park was declared a World Heritage Site in 1994 due to the extraordinary diversity of plant and animal species represented. The park contains over 25% of the bird species reported for Colombia in an area less than 1% of the total Colombian territory.

Los Katios National Natural Park

Location: Antioquia & Choco, Colombia

The year of entering to the World List of Tourist Attractions:   2018

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