French: Parc national des Virunga
The Virunga National Park is a World Heritage Site in Democratic Republic of the Congo defined by the UNESCO in 1979 and definitely a recommended natural sightseeing location.
It is on position 73 (60) in our monthly survey..

"Virunga National Park (covering an area of 790,000 ha) comprises an outstanding diversity of habitats, ranging from swamps and steppes to the snowfields of Rwenzori at an altitude of over 5,000 m, and from lava plains to the savannahs on the slopes of volcanoes. Mountain gorillas are found in the park, some 20,000 hippopotamuses live in the rivers and birds from Siberia spend the winter there."
Copyright © 1992 2014 UNESCO/World Heritage Centre. All rights reserved."

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(vii)(viii)(x)

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