Barnim Nature Park

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Barnim Nature Park (Naturpark Barnim) is a nature park and reserve in the state of Brandenburg, and partly in Berlin, Germany. It covers an area of 750 km² (290 sq mi). It was established on September 24, 1998.

Overview[edit]

The park is located between the northern side of Berlin and the central-north Brandenburg, between the towns of Oranienburg, Liebenwalde, Eberswalde and Bernau. Its territory is extended principally in the district of Barnim, and partly in Oberhavel and Märkisch-Oderland. It includes parts of some localities in Berliner districts of Pankow and Reinickendorf; as Buch, Blankenfelde, Karow, Französisch Buchholz, Lübars and Hermsdorf.[1]

Covering 750 square kilometers, 55% is forest, 32% is used for agriculture and 3% is water, the rest is settlement and land transport. It is the only natural park in Berlin. In the east there is a glacial valley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Geo infos on the official website. Click on "Naturpark", then click on "Region"

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°42′24″N 13°32′18″E / 52.7066°N 13.5382°E / 52.7066; 13.5382