Hkakabo Razi National Park (HNP) sprawls across 3,812 sq. km of Evergreen, Hill Forest, Coniferous Forest and Alpine forests in Nawngmun Township, Kachin State, northern Myanmar. HNP together with Hponkan Razi Wildlife Sanctuary and other PAs comprises the largest continuous expanse of natural forest in Myanmar, known as the Northern Forest Complex. The complex is one of the largest functioning ecosystems in the Himalaya, with exceptionally rich biodiversity and some of the highest levels of plant endemism in the world. The protected and adjoining areas also have rich cultural diversity, with different ethnic groups residing there, including the Rawang, Htarong, and Lisu communities.