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The territory of the National Park was enlarged 14613 ha with the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan в„– 193/S, dated July 8, 2010, hence its territory was reached 130508 ha. The aim of establishment of the Shahdag National Park is rehabilitation, maintenance and management of global mountain forests and pasture ecosystems located in high mountainous areas including various endemic and endangered species and transboundary migratory animals, preservation of fertile soil layer, protection, reproduction and enrichment of fauna and flora species characteristic for the area, as well as regulation of natural complex stability, offer of all necessary facilities for the implementation of scientific-research works, environmental monitoring, environmental enlightenment of population and provision of development of ecotourism in the territory which has great tourism potential. The height of the National Park territory has substantially caused its climatic diversity, fertility of flora soils and richness of animal planet. The forests located in the territory are popular with rich, fascinating and picturesque landscape. Vertical fluctuation and scatter of relief, complex climate condition and soil lay has triggered pretty great diversity of flora.The height of the National Park territory has substantially caused its climatic diversity, fertility of flora soils and richness of animal planet. The forests located in the territory are popular with rich, fascinating and picturesque landscape. Vertical fluctuation and scatter of relief, complex climate condition and soil lay has triggered pretty great diversity of flora.