Garphyttan National Park

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Garphyttan National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
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Flowers in Garphyttan National Park
Location Örebro County, Sweden
Nearest city Örebro, Örebro Municipality
Coordinates 59°16.7′N 14°53′E / 59.2783°N 14.883°E / 59.2783; 14.883Coordinates: 59°16.7′N 14°53′E / 59.2783°N 14.883°E / 59.2783; 14.883
Area 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Established 1909
Governing body Naturvårdsverket

Garphyttan National Park is a Swedish National Park in Kilsbergen west of Örebro in Lekeberg Municipality. The national park has an area of 1.11 km²[1] and was established in 1909 as the first of its kind in Sweden,[1] but was in existence as early as 1857.[2]

Garphyttan National Park is number 17 on the map

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Garphyttan National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 
  2. ^ Lunds botaniska förening (1857). Botaniska notiser: för år (O. Nordstedt och A. Falck) 103. 

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