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Protected areas of Slovenia

Protected areas of Slovenia include one national park (Slovene: narodni park), three regional parks (regijski park), several landscape parks (krajinski park), and hundreds of natural monuments (naravni spomenik) and monuments of designed nature (spomenik oblikovane narave). They cover about 12.5% of the Slovenian territory.[1] Under the Wild Birds Directive, 26 sites totalling roughly 25% of the nation's land are "Special Protected Areas"; the Natura 2000 proposal would increase the totals to 260 sites and 32% of national territory.

National parks

Regional parks

Landscape parks

Natural monuments

On 1 January 2012, there were 1276 natural monuments in Slovenia.

Natura 2000 areas

References

  1. ^ Bizjak, Janez (2008). ]Protected Areas of Slovenia [Zavarovana območja v Sloveniji (in Slovene, English). Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, Republic of Slovenia.  

External links

  • Environmental Atlas of the Environment of Slovenia. Contains detailed maps of the Natura 2000 sites in Slovenia. Environmental Agency of Slovenia.
  • Natura 2000 in Slovenia. Ministry of the Agriculture and Environment of the Republic of Slovenia.
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