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- United States (Yellowstone National Park)
Yellowstone National Park, USA, was the first area to be designated a national park anywhere in the world. It was given its status in 1872 by US president Ulysses S Grant, who declared that it would always be 'dedicated and set apart as a public park or pleasuring ground for the benefit and enjoyment of the people'. The park covers 8,980 km² (3,470 miles²), mostly in the state of Wyoming.