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Dawei Mountain National Forest Park

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Dawei Mountain National Forest Park is located in northeast part of Liuyang city (Hunan Province). It is about 148 kilometers away from Changsha city. Dawei Mountain National Forest Park is generally called “Green pearl” due to its flourish forest, abundant resources, beautiful scenery and pleasant climate.

In 1992, it is authorized as a national forest park by The Ministry of Forestry. Over there, original secondary forest and man-made forest integrate with each other harmoniously in a green sea. Generally, floristics there contains 23 formations, including 3,000 kinds of plants. 17 kinds are listed in national first classed and second classed protected species. 60 kinds of wild animals are found, including 14 national first classed and second classed protected rare animals. More than 1,200 kinds of butterflies live in the forest. All in all, Dawei Mountain National Forest Park can also be called “Natural animals and plants museum”.

In addition, Dawei Moutain National Forest Park is famous for its “Beauty”. Countless picturesque peaks and rocks and over 100 plunging waterfalls set between high mountains and lofty hills and dense forests. Average temperature there is about 11.4℃. Annual relative humidity is above 85%. In particular, It is a good place for beautifying features and prolonging life thanks to fresh air and good water quality.

Translated by Becky

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