Ungok Ramsar Wetland

Location and Area

  • Asan-myeon, Simwon-myeon, Haeri-myeon, and Buan-myeon of Gochang-gun
  • Land area: 1.79㎢
    • Wetland Reserve designated on March 14th, 2011
    • Ramsar Wetland registered on April 7th, 2011

Domestic Laws for Preservation

  • Wetland Conservation Act
    • Preserve wetlands and biodiversity, establish wetland preservation and management plan
  • Forest Land Management Act
    • Restrict activities on forest land
    • Preserve natural and ecological functions of the forest

Major Ecosystem Characteristics

Deserted lands are restored as ‘low’ forest wetlands and are valuable as a natural wetland recovery cases.

  • Plants (376 species), terrestrial insects (390 species), benthic invertebrates (24 species), amphibians and reptiles (12 species), birds (51 species), mammals (11 species), 864 species in total
    * National Institute of Environmental Research results of the investigation on wetland reserves in 2013
  • Two endangered species designated by the Ministry of Environment: Otter (I), Small-Eared Cat (II)
  • Natural monument designated by Cultural Heritage Administration: Grey frog hawk, kestrel
Promote the local economy
  • Utilize ecological tourism resources in connection with world cultural heritage- coastal wetlands reserves
  • Gochang Dolmen Remains, Seonunsan Mountain Provincial Park (24th Main Temple of the Jogye Order of Korean Buddhism)

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  • 담당자 : 고창군청
  • 전화번호 : 063-560-2337

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