Background and Purposes

  • A local-level biosphere reserve plan was established to preserve the natural heritage and culture of Gochang and also for the systematic management and for the promotion as a global ecological tourism resource.
  • To increase the brand values of agricultural and fishery products and to boost the local economy through the global promotion of the designation as a biosphere reserve

Scope and Contents

Scope and ContentsDiv., Related Details
Div. Related Details
  • 14 eups and myeons in Gochang, land, and ocean (671.52km2)
Major preservations
  • Gochang Buan mudflat, Seonunsan Mountain Provincial Park, Ungok Wetlands, Donglim Reservoir Dolmen World Cultural Heritage, etc.
  • May 25, 2011- Gochang BR initiated
  • Sept. 18, 2012- MAB Korea Committee reviewed
  • Oct. 2, 2012- Gochang BR applied to UNESCO
  • Mar. 13, 2013- MAB International Advisory Committee approved
  • May 28, 2013- MAB International Coordination Board final approved


  • Core area: 91.28㎢
    • Gochang Buan Ramsar Wetlands, Seonunsan Mountain Provincial Park, Ungok Wetlands, Dolmen World Cultural Heritage, Donglim Reservoir
  • Buffer area: 265.54㎢
    • Forest, river, salt wetlands, dunes
  • Cooperation area: 214.70㎢
    • The rest areas except for core and buffer areas
    • Farmlands and residential areas in 14 eups and myeons

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