Sagarmatha National Park

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View of mountains at Sagarmatha National Park

Sagarmatha National Park is a national park at the eastern part of Nepal. It is named after sagarmatha, which is another name for Mt. Everest. It covers an area of 1,148 km2 (443 sq mi) which is mostly occupied by Mt. Everest. It was established in 1976 and was made World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979.[1]

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  1. Bhuju, U. R., Shakya, P. R., Basnet, T. B., Shrestha, S. (2007). Nepal Biodiversity Resource Book. Protected Areas, Ramsar Sites, and World Heritage Sites Archived 2011-07-26 at the Wayback Machine. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, in cooperation with United Nations Environment Programme, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Kathmandu, Nepal. ISBN 978-92-9115-033-5