Majlis Pemasyhuran Kinabalu Geopark Sebagai UNESCO Global Geopark & Pelancaran Jubli Intan Taman-Taman Sabah
Sabah has achieved a remarkable milestone by earning a prestigious UNESCO Triple Crown designation, making it the third location globally to attain such distinction. The Kinabalu National Geopark has been officially declared as the Kinabalu UNESCO Global Geopark, adding to Sabah’s existing UNESCO recognitions: the World Heritage Site (declared on 2 December 2000) and the UNESCO Crocker Range Biosphere Reserve (declared on 12 June 2014).
Join us in celebrating the declaration of Kinabalu Geopark as a UNESCO Global Geopark along with the joyous occasion of the Triple Crown! This special celebration will be celebrated together with the 60th Diamond Jubilee of Sabah Parks on 19-20 January 2024 at Dataran Kota Belud, Sabah.
What is UNESCO Global Geopark?
UNESCO Global Geoparks are unified geographical regions where areas and landscapes of global geological importance are taken care of using a comprehensive approach that includes safeguarding, education, and sustainable development.
Kinabalu UNESCO Global Geoparks
The Kinabalu UNESCO Global Geopark (KUGGp) is situated in the north-western part of Sabah, Malaysia. Encompassing three districts – Kota Belud, Kota Marudu and a section of Ranau – the Kinabalu UNESCO Global Geopark spans an extensive area of 4,750 km2. This coverage includes the entire Kota Marudu district (1,775 km2), Kota Belud district (1,386.52 km2) and a portion of Ranau district (1,588 km2).
Kinabalu Geopark Lucky Draw
Mark your calendars for the 19th-20th of January 2024 and stay tuned for the two-day programme featuring exciting activities, concerts, and more!
For more information, visit https://kinabalugeopark.sabahparks.org.my/ and follow Sabah Parks’ social media for the latest updates.