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Alta Murgia National Park

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Alta Murgia National Park

Parco Nazionale dell'Alta Murgia
IUCN category II (national park)
A trullo in the National Park.
Map showing the location of Parco Nazionale dell'Alta Murgia
Map showing the location of Parco Nazionale dell'Alta Murgia
Alta Murgia
Location of Alta Murgia National Park
Location  Apulia
Nearest city Taranto
Area 677.39 km2 (261.54 sq mi)
Established 2004
Governing body Ministero dell'Ambiente

The Parco Nazionale dell'Alta Murgia is a national park in Apulia, southern Italy, established in 2004. It lies in the Murgia geographical area, with its headquarters in the town of Gravina in Puglia, and has an area of 677.39  square kilometres.

External links

  • Pages by the Park Authority on
  • Documentary film about the Sassi di Matera and the Murgia, Roba Forestiera, 44 min., 2004
  • Website containing many images of Alta Murgia National Park

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