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Wolin National Park

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Subject: List of national parks of Poland, Wolin, West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Świna, Gdańsk Bay
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Wolin National Park

Wolin National Park
Woliński Park Narodowy
IUCN category II (national park)
Turquoise Lake (Polish: Jezioro Turkusowe)
Location West Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Coordinates
Area 109.37 km²
Established 1960
Governing body Ministry of the Environment

Wolin National Park (Polish: Woliński Park Narodowy) is one of 23 National Parks in Poland, situated on the island of Wolin in the far north-west of the country, in West Pomeranian Voivodeship. It was established on 3 March 1960 and covers an area of 109.37 square kilometres (42.23 sq mi). The Park has its headquarters in the town of Międzyzdroje.

The Park contains a number of species of flora and fauna. Its attractions include the sea cliffs of Gosań and Kawcza Góra, and a wisent (European bison) sanctuary.

External links

  • Official website
  • The Board of Polish National Parks




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