Björnlandet National Park

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Björnlandet National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Björnlandets nationalpark.jpg
Location Västerbotten County, Sweden
Nearest city Åsele, Umeå
Coordinates 63°58′N 18°01′E / 63.967°N 18.017°E / 63.967; 18.017Coordinates: 63°58′N 18°01′E / 63.967°N 18.017°E / 63.967; 18.017
Area 11 km2 (4.2 sq mi)[1]
Established 1991[1]
Governing body Naturvårdsverket
Björnlandet is number 9 on the map

Björnlandet is a national park in northern Sweden. It was established in 1991 and covers an area of 11 square kilometres.

Geographically it lies in southernmost Lappland, near the small town (village) Fredrika, in Åsele Municipality, Västerbotten County.

The forest is interesting due to its large primeval forest and a geography is distinguished by steep ravines and precipices. The fauna is comparatively of lower interest, due to the harsh climate and environment.


  1. ^ a b "Björnlandet National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 

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