Aso Kujū National Park

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Aso Kujū National Park
阿蘇くじゅう国立公園
Kuju Mountains 03.JPG
Kujū Flower Gardens and Kujū Mountains
Location Kyūshū, Japan
Area 726.78 km²
Established 4 December 1934

Aso Kujū National Park (阿蘇くじゅう国立公園 Aso Kujū Kokuritsu Kōen?) is a national park of Japan in Kumamoto Prefecture and Ōita Prefecture.

In part, the park's name comes from Mount Aso, which is the largest active volcano in Japan. The park is also named for Mount Kujū and the Kujū mountains.[1]

History[change | change source]

Aso National Park was established in 1934. When the area of the park was made larger in 1986, the park's name became Aso Kujū National Park.

References[change | change source]

  1. Japan Ministry of the Environment, "Aso-Kuju National Park"; retrieved 2012-8-24.

Other websites[change | change source]


Coordinates: 32°53′06″N 131°06′15″E / 32.885°N 131.10417°E / 32.885; 131.10417