List of protected areas of Bulgaria - Wikipedia

This is a list of protected areas in Bulgaria which includes 3 national parks, 11 nature parks and 55 nature reserves.[1] The national policy for governing and management of the protected areas is implemented by the Ministry of Environment and Water. The first nature park in Bulgaria and the Balkan Peninsula is Vitosha Nature Park, established in 1934. All of the nationally protected areas in Bulgaria are also part of the Natura 2000 network of protected natural areas in the territory of the European Union.

  Declared UNESCO World Heritage Site, part of a World Heritage Site or contains such site
  Declared UNESCO Biosphere Reserve or contains such reserve
  Declared both UNESCO World Heritage Site (or part of a World Heritage Site or contains such site) and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve or contains such reserve

Parks in bolded letters are declared PAN Parks

Parks and reserves in italic letters are part of Global 200 ecoregions

National Parks[edit]

Name Photo Area Established Location
Central Balkan National Park Panorama Ray hut & Botev peak.jpg 716.69 km2 1991
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Pirin National Park Pirin-mountains-Bansko.jpg 403.56 km2 1962
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Rila National Park Rila 7 lakes circus panorama edit1.jpg 810.46 km2 1992
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Nature Parks[edit]

Name Photo Area Established Location
Belasitsa Nature Park Kongur IMG 4580.jpg 117.32 km2 2007
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Bulgarka Nature Park Bulgarka2.JPG 217.72 km2 2002
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Golden Sands Nature Park Zlatni park3.JPG 13.20 km2 1947
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Persina Nature Park Река Дунав , парк Персина.JPG 217.62 km2 2000
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Rila Monastery Nature Park Rila klooster.jpeg 252.53 km2 2000
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Rusenski Lom Nature Park Village of Cherven.jpg 32.60 km2 1970
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Sinite Kamani Nature Park Bulgaria-Karandila-05.jpg 113.80 km2 1980
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Shumen Plateau Nature Park Rock-hewn Churches of Osmar 11.jpg 39.3 km2 1980
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Strandzha Nature Park Zmveleka.jpg 1,161.00 km2 1995
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Vitosha Nature Park 12 Витоша, Златните мостове.JPG 270.79 km2 1934
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Vrachanski Balkan Nature Park Влакове през дефилето.jpg 288.44 km2 1989
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Nature Reserves[edit]

Name Photo Area Established Location
Ali Botush Reserve Tsari vrah IMG 8750.jpg 11.86 km2 1951
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Atanasovo Lake Atanasovsko-lake-north.jpg 10.32 km2 1980
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Bayuvi Dupki–Dzhindzhiritsa Bayuvi Dupki-Dzhindzhiritsa reserve 04.JPG 28.73 km2 1934
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Beglika Reserve Панорама от "Голям Беглик" - Местност Чатъма.jpg 14.61 km2 1960
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Beli Lom Reserve Krivnya.jpg 7.75 km2 1980
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Bistrishko Branishte Израснал между скалите , резерват Бистришко бранище.JPG 10.61 km2 1934
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Boatin Reserve Boatin.jpg 15.97 km2 1948
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Bukaka Reserve Шуменско плато през лятото.jpg 0.62 km2 1980
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Byala Krava Reserve 0.93 km2 1968
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Chervenata stena [bg] Red Wall national park 7.jpg 123.94 km2
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Chuprene Chuprenska reka current.jpg 123.94 km2
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Central Rila Reserve CentrlRilaReservation.jpg 123.94 km2 1992
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Dupkata Reserve 12.10 km2 1951
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Dzhendema Водопад Райско пръскало 2.jpg 42.2 km2 1953
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Elenova Gora Reserve 0.53 km2 1961
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Gornata Koria Reserve Gornata Koria - 2015 - 4.JPG 1.61 km2 1968
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Gorna Topchia Reserve Тунджа 1.jpg 1.64 km2 1951
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Ibar Reserve Равничалско езеро.jpg 22.48 km2 1985
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Kamchia Reserve The kamchia river galleryfull-world66.jpg 8.50 km2 1951
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Kamenshtitsa Reserve Цветове по залез.JPG 10.16 km2 1984
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Kaliakra Cabo de Kaliakra, Bulgaria, 2016-05-27, DD 136.jpg 7.13 km2 1941
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Kazanite Reserve Gyovren Autumn Landscape.jpg 1.61 km2 1983
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Kozya Stena Reserve Kozyastena.jpg 9.04 km2 1987
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Kongura Reserve Reserve Kongura Belasitsa.jpg 13.10 km2 1988
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Mantaritza Reserve 10.68 km2 1968
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Orelyak Reserve Orelyak IMG 7221.jpg 7.58 km2 1985
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Parangalitsa Reserve Mechit Musala.jpg 15.09 km2 1933
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Peeshti Skali Reserve Peeshti skali reserve 06.JPG 14.65 km2 1979
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Poda Podaburgas.jpg 1.01 km2 1989
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Ropotamo Reserve Arkutino.jpg 10.00 km2 1940
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Severen Dzhendem Reserve Над хижа Плевен.jpg 16.10 km2 1983
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Silkosiya Reserve Мързевски дол, с.Кондолово 15.JPG 3.89 km2 1931
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Skakavitsa Reserve Бистришки водопад.jpg 0.70 km2 1968
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Sokolna Reserve RezervatSokolna.JPG 12.50 km2 1979
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Srebarna Nature Reserve Srebarna-Lake.jpg 8.72 km2 1948
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Sredoka Reserve Sredoka.jpg 6.07 km2 1989
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Stara Reka Reserve StaraReka.jpg 19.74 km2 1981
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Steneto Reserve Steneto.jpg 35.78 km2 1979
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Tisata 5.74 km2 1949
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Tisovitsa Reserve Река Трионска, резерват Тисовица 03.JPG 7.49 km2 1990
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Torfeno Branishte Vitosha platoto.jpg 7.85 km2 1935
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Tsarichina Reserve Ribaritsa overview.jpg 34.18 km2 1949
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Usungeren Uzungeren.jpg 2.11 km2 2005
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Uzunbodzhak Uzunbudzhak.jpg 25.29 km2 1956
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Valchi Dol Reserve Арда-Маджарово.jpg 7.76 km2 1980
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Vitanovo Reserve Vitanovo.jpg 11.12 km2 1981
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Vrachanski Karst Reserve Врачански карст, сниман от Марков камък.jpg 14.38 km2 1983
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Yulen Pirin - Tipitski ezera - IMG 5296.jpg 31.56 km2 1994
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See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Register of protected areas in Bulgaria". Executive Environment Agency. Retrieved 2016-04-04.

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