Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark

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Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark
Taman Bumi Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu
Curug Cimarinjung, Geopark Ciletuh, Ciemas, Sukabumi, Jawa Barat 0607201602.jpg
Curug Cimarinjung waterfall
Map showing the location of Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark
Map showing the location of Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark
Location Pelabuhan Ratu, West Java, Indonesia
Nearest city Bandung and Jakarta
Coordinates Coordinates: 6°58′29″S 106°31′40″E / 6.974610°S 106.527763°E / -6.974610; 106.527763[1]
Area 128,000 ha (320,000 acres)
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Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu Geopark (Indonesian: Taman Bumi Ciletuh-Palabuhanratu) is a national Geopark at Pelabuhan Ratu of Sukabumi Regency in West Java , Indonesia. It was recognized by UNESCO in 2015 as a national geopark. It was being proposed to become member of Global Geopark Network (GGN) to be recognized UNESCO by 2017.UNESCO has made the park as a part of the Global Geoparks Network in April, 2018.[2]

The park has land area of about 128,000 hectares. It is spread over 8 sub-districts and 74 villages of Pelabuhan Ratu.

Attractions

The park is a popular tourist destination.[3] Attractions of which are,

  • Puncak Darma-It is the highest point of the park.
  • Curug Sodong-waterfall
  • Curug Awang-Waterfall
  • Palangpang Beach
  • Bukit Panenjoan-hill
  • Curug Cimarinjung-waterfall
  • Palabuhanratu Beach
  • Lalay Cave Palabuhanratu
  • Palabuhanratu Thermal Baths

See also

References

  1. ^ Coordinates from wikidata
  2. ^ "Ciletuh officially declared as UNESCO Global Geopark". Antara News. Retrieved 16 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Two million flock to Palabuhanratu beach". Antara News. Retrieved 15 October 2017.
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