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[an error occurred while processing this directive]Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves, Brazil

[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive] The Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves cover 112,000 hectares of Brazil's Atlantic coast. Contained in eight separate protected areas, the forest reserves are the world's richest in terms of biodiversity. There are so many species within them that are endemic to the area, making them of great interest not only to scientists but also importance places to conserve.

The Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves were made a World Heritage Site, along with the Atlantic Forest South East Reserves during the 23rd session of the World Heritage Committee in Marrakesh, Morocco on 29 November to 4 December, 1999.

World Heritage Site Inscription Details

Location: S 16 30 0 W 39 15 0 along the Atlantic coast in the states of Bahia and Espirito Santo
Inscription Year: 1999
Type of Site: Natural
Inscription Criteria: IX, X

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Visiting Discovery Coast Atlantic Forest Reserves

Your base for visiting this World Heritage Site is Sao Paulo, the biggest city in Brazil. From there, you can make the arrangement, either on your own or through a travel agency, to go there. As part of the preparations, here's a list of hotels in Sao Paolo with online booking facility.

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