French: Patrimoine des forêts tropicales ombrophiles de Sumatra
The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra is a World Heritage Site in Indonesia defined by the UNESCO in 2004 and definitely a recommended natural sightseeing location.
It is on position 199 () in our monthly survey..

"The 2.5 million hectare Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra site comprises three national parks: Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park. The site holds the greatest potential for long-term conservation of the distinctive and diverse biota of Sumatra, including many endangered species. The protected area is home to an estimated 10,000 plant species, including 17 endemic genera; more than 200 mammal species; and some 580 bird species of which 465 are resident and 21 are endemic. Of the mammal species, 22 are Asian, not found elsewhere in the archipelago and 15 are confined to the Indonesian region, including the endemic Sumatran orang-utan. The site also provides biogeographic evidence of the evolution of the island."
Copyright © 1992 2014 UNESCO/World Heritage Centre. All rights reserved."

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