Kashubian Landscape Park

Kashubian Landscape Park (Polish: Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy, Kashubian: Kaszëbsczi Park Krajòbrazny) is a Landscape Park, a Polish protected area classification, in northern Poland. It represents the natural landscape of and is named after the historic Kashubian culture that existed in this region.

Kashubian Landscape Park
Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy
Kaszëbsczi Park Krajòbrazny
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
LocationPomeranian Voivodeship
Area332.02 km2 (128.19 sq mi)
Established1983

GeographyEdit

The Kashubian Landscape Park covers an area of 332.02 square kilometres (128.19 sq mi), and was established in 1983. The Park lies within Pomeranian Voivodeship: in Kartuzy County (Gmina Kartuzy, Gmina Chmielno, Gmina Sierakowice, Gmina Somonino), Wejherowo County (Gmina Linia), and Kościerzyna County (Gmina Kościerzyna, Gmina Nowa Karczma).

Nature reservesEdit

Within the Kashubian Landscape Park are 12 distinct nature reserves.

LiteratureEdit

  • PRZEWOŹNIAK, M. (Red.): Materiały do monografii przyrodniczej regionu gdańskiego, T. 2, Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy : walory - zagrożenia - ochrona : praca zbiorowa. Gdańsk : "Marpress", 2000 ISBN 83-87291-87-0.

See alsoEdit

Coordinates: 54°19′54″N 18°03′01″E / 54.331548°N 18.050173°E / 54.331548; 18.050173