Alt Pirineu Natural Park

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Alt Pirineu Natural Park
Parc Natural de l'Alt Pirineu
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of Alt Pirineu Natural Park
Map showing the location of Alt Pirineu Natural Park
Location of the natural park in Catalonia
Location Province of Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
Coordinates 42°29′46″N 1°12′38″E / 42.49611°N 1.21056°E / 42.49611; 1.21056Coordinates: 42°29′46″N 1°12′38″E / 42.49611°N 1.21056°E / 42.49611; 1.21056
Area 69,850 hectares (172,600 acres)
Established 2003 (2003)
Governing body Generalitat de Catalunya
http://www.gencat.cat/parcs/alt_pirineu

Alt Pirineu Natural Park (Catalan: Parc Natural de l'Alt Pirineu) is the largest natural park in Catalonia, Spain. The park was established in 2003 by the Generalitat de Catalunya and covers an area of 69,850 hectares (172,600 acres), including the highest peaks of the Pyrenees in Catalonia. It stretches over the comarques of Pallars Sobirà and Alt Urgell. [1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alt Pirineu Natural Park". Diputació de Lleida - ARA LLEIDA. lleidatur.com. Retrieved February 5, 2012. 
  2. ^ Marta Pallarès (December 31, 2004). "PARC NATURAL DE L'ALT PIRINEU". Observatori de projectes i debats territorials de Catalunya. scot.cat. Retrieved February 5, 2012.  (Catalan)

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