Gesäuse National Park

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The Gesäuse National Park is a national park in the Austrian state of Styria. Located in the mountainous Upper Styrian region, it covers large parts of the Gesäuse range within the Ennstal Alps and the steep water gap of the Enns river between Admont and Hieflau. The area also covers parts of the municipal areas of Johnsbach, Weng, Landl, and Sankt Gallen.

Gesäuse National Park
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View from Weng into the Enns valley and the Hochtor massif
Map showing the location of Gesäuse National Park
Map showing the location of Gesäuse National Park
LocationStyria, Austria
Nearest cityGraz
Coordinates47°36′0″N 14°45′0″E / 47.60000°N 14.75000°E / 47.60000; 14.75000Coordinates: 47°36′0″N 14°45′0″E / 47.60000°N 14.75000°E / 47.60000; 14.75000
Area110 km²
125 km² planned
Established26 October 2002

The national park currently covers 110 km2 (42 sq mi), with another 15 km2 (5.8 sq mi) planned. It was established on 26 October 2002.

The highest mountain is Hochtor at 2,369 metres (7,772 ft).

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