KOMODO NATIONAL PARK
AND MANGGARAI BARAT, INDONESIA
Total Visitors: 15,046 (2017)
"Komodo National Park is located in the center of the Indonesian archipelago, between the islands of Sumbawa and Flores.
Established in 1980, initially the main purpose of the Park was to conserve the unique Komodo dragon (Varanus komodoensis) and its habitat. However, over the years, the goals for the Park have expanded to protecting its entire biodiversity, both terrestrial and marine.
In 1986, the Park was declared a World Heritage Site and a Man and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO, both indications of the Park's biological importance." *
The Happiness Index is being deployed among residents in the Park, and those living in Labuan Bajo, as the main access point to the Park.
(Source: Komodo National Park)