List of national parks in the Baltics

This is a list of the national parks in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

EstoniaEdit

There are 5 national parks in Estonia.[1]

LatviaEdit

There are 4 national parks in Latvia.

LithuaniaEdit

There are 5 national parks in Lithuania. They were established in 1991 after Lithuania declared independence from the Soviet Union in 1990. Lithuanian SSR National Park established in 1974 was reorganized and renamed Aukštaitija National Park. Now they cover about 2.3 percent of Lithuania's territory.

Name Established Area (km²) Municipalities Ethnographic region
Aukštaitija National Park 1974 406 Ignalina, Utena, and Švenčionys Aukštaitija
Dzūkija National Park 1991 559 Varėna Dzūkija
Kuršių Nerija National Park 1991 264 Neringa Lithuania Minor
Trakai National Historic Park 1991 82 Trakai Dzūkija
Žemaitija National Park 1991 217 Plungė Samogitia (Žemaitija)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Estonian Nature Conservation in 2007 (PDF). Tallinn: Estonian Environment Information Centre. 2008. p. 29. ISBN 978-9985-881-56-9.