Dongsha Atoll National Park

Dongsha Atoll National Park

Dongsha Atoll National Park is the seventh national park of the Republic of China (Taiwan), managed by the Ministry of the Interior. It was established on January 17, 2007; and on October 4 of the same year a preparatory administrative office was set up to manage it. The Park is located at Pratas Islands (Dongsha Islands) in the South China Sea and includes the atolls and surrounding sea areas. The total area is 3,537 km², with 1.79 km² of land. The main part of the Park is the Dongsha Island (Pratas Island), a circular atoll 25 kilometres in diameter, with tropical monsoon climate. It is administered under Qijin District, Kaohsiung City.

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