Tiveden National Park

Tiveden National Park (Swedish: Tivedens nationalpark) is a national park situated in the Tiveden forest in the municipalities of Laxå (Örebro County) and Karlsborg (Västra Götaland County), in the historical province of Västergötland in Sweden. It is administered by Naturvårdsverket and the county of Örebro, although a part of its area is located in the county of Västra Götaland. It consists of wild forest over rugged terrain. The national park was established in 1983 and the size was initially 1,350 hectares (3,300 acres). After an extension in 2017,[2] it now covers 2,030 hectares (5,000 acres)

Tiveden National Park
Tivedens nationalpark
Junker Jägares sten.jpg
The Junker Jägare's stone in Tiveden: a boulder 15 metres (49 ft) tall.
LocationVästra Götaland and Örebro counties, Sweden
Nearest cityKarlsborg
Coordinates58°43′00″N 14°36′20″E / 58.71667°N 14.60556°E / 58.71667; 14.60556Coordinates: 58°43′00″N 14°36′20″E / 58.71667°N 14.60556°E / 58.71667; 14.60556
Area2,030 hectares (5,000 acres) of which 1,800 hectares (4,400 acres) land[1]
Established1983
WDPA: 3996

HistoryEdit

At the beginning of the Middle Ages, the forest of Tiveden was a hiding-place for outlaws, who took refuge there.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tivedens nationalpark skötselplan (Tiveden National Park)" (PDF). National Parks of Sweden. Retrieved 2021-05-05.
  2. ^ "Utvidgning av Tivedens nationalpark (Extension of Tiveden National Park". Parliament of Sweden. Retrieved 2017-08-11.