Knyszyn Forest Landscape Park

Knyszyn Forest Landscape Park, also known as Puszcza Knyszyńska Landscape Park (Park Krajobrazowy Puszczy Knyszyńskiej) is a protected area (landscape park) in Knyszyn Forest which is located Podlaskie Voivodeship of northeastern Poland.

Knyszyn Forest Landscape Park
Polish: Park Krajobrazowy Puszczy Knyszyńskiej
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
The Góry Czumażowskie Hills in the Knyszyn Forest near Ożynnik
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Map showing the location of Knyszyn Forest Landscape Park
Map showing the location of Knyszyn Forest Landscape Park
LocationPodlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
Nearest citySupraśl
Coordinates53°14′00″N 23°23′00″E / 53.233333°N 23.383333°E / 53.233333; 23.383333
Area744.47 km2 (287.44 sq mi)
Governing bodyMinistry of the Environment

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It protects an area of 744.47 square kilometres (287.44 sq mi).

It was established in 1988, and is a Natura 2000 EU Special Protection Area.

The landscape park contains 20 nature reserves.

Counties and Gminas edit

The natural Landscape Park is within Podlaskie Voivodeship, and is located in:

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