Hutsulshchyna National Park

Hutsulshchyna (Ukrainian: Гуцульщина, literally, "Hutsul Land") is a national park in Ukraine. It is located in the Western Ukraine's Carpathian Mountains. Hutsulshchyna National Park was created on May 14, 2002 and it covers an area of 32,248 hectares. Administratively, it is located in Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast.

Hutsulshchyna National Park
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Map showing the location of Hutsulshchyna National Park
Map showing the location of Hutsulshchyna National Park
LocationKosiv, Kosiv Raion, Ukraine
CoordinatesCoordinates: 48°19′15″N 25°5′33″E / 48.32083°N 25.09250°E / 48.32083; 25.09250
Area32,217,000.16 km2 (12,439,053.30 sq mi)
EstablishedMay 14, 2002
Named forNamed after the region, where NNP is located
Governing bodyMinistry of Natural Environment Protection of Ukraine
Websitehttp://nnph.if.ua/

TopographyEdit

The park is situated on the eastern side of the Carpathians, on both high ranges with altitudes up to 1,472 metres (4,829 ft) on Mt. Gregit, the highest point in the park, and the lower foothills with absolute altitudes of 350–500 metres (1,150–1,640 ft) above sea level.[1] The mountain ridges run in parallel lines from northwest to southeast, with relatively flat tops, steep slopes, and wide basins in between. The Cheremosh River runs along the southern border of the park.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hutsulshchyna National Park" (in Ukrainian). Hutsulshchyna NP (Official website). Retrieved September 29, 2019.

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