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Royal National Park

Royal is a national park in New South Wales (Australia), 29 km southwest of Sydney. It is the world's second oldest national park, after Yellowstone in the United States. Its original name was The National Park, but it was renamed in 1955 after a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.

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  • Area: 15,442 ha
  • Latitude: 34° 07' 21" S
  • Longitude: 151° 03' 50" E
  • Date of establishment: 1879
  • Managing authorities: New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service
  • IUCN category: II

See also: Protected areas of New South Wales (Australia)

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