Kilimanjaro National Park is located 300 kilometres (190 mi) south of the equator. The park is located near the city of Moshi. The park includes the whole of Mount Kilimanjaro above the tree line and the surrounding montane forest belt above 1,820 metres (5,970 ft). It covers an area of 1,688 square kilometres (652 sq mi). The park is administered by the Tanzania National Parks Authority. The park was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO in 1987.