Alto Fragua Indi-Wasi Natural National Park

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Area Overview:

The Alto Fragua Indi Wasi Natural Park is located in a (75%) in the municipality of San José del Fragua and one (25%), Belén de los Andaquíes, has an altitudinal gradient between 900 and 2895 m.s.n.m. Its average temperature is 19.9 ° C, average precipitation of 3,212 mm / year) has a relative humidity of 85-90%. The climate is temperate very humid to very cold humid. It has an extension 76270 has. It is characterized for being an area of ​​the Eastern Cordillera in very good state of conservation, with important endemisms and an excellent offer of environmental services. The area overlaps with the ancestral territory of the ingano people and with the shelter Nasa de la Esperanza.

Declaration Resolution

On February 25, 2002, the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development, reserves, and aligns declares the Alto Fragua Indi Wasi Natural National Park, as a national protected area, by resolution 0198.

This reserve is inhabited by about 35 thousand indigenous Inganos descended from various ethnic groups. On one side are the migratory groups that came from the Peruvian and Ecuadorian Amazon, on the other, those who inhabited the lower Putumayo, known as Mocoa, and some survivors of the Andakíes, indigenous combatants who never accepted to submit to the conquistadors.

In addition to having a high natural diversity, the region has been considered a center of cultural diversity and environmental management based on cultural patterns. Historically the piedmont region was a meeting place where the scholars of the Amazon and Andean indigenous peoples came to share knowledge about the nature and the management of the world.

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