Iron Gates Natural Park

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Iron Gates Natural Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Danube near Iron Gate 2006.JPG
Map showing the location of Iron Gates Natural Park
Map showing the location of Iron Gates Natural Park
Location Southwestern Romania
Coordinates 44°38′17″N 22°06′22″E / 44.638°N 22.106°E / 44.638; 22.106Coordinates: 44°38′17″N 22°06′22″E / 44.638°N 22.106°E / 44.638; 22.106[1]
Area 115,655 hectares (285,790 acres)
http://www.portiledefier.ro/

The Iron Gates Natural Park (Romanian: Parcul Natural Porțile de Fier) is a 115,655-hectare (285,790-acre) natural park located in southwestern Romania. It includes the Romanian part of the Iron Gate of the Danube River, and stretches along the left bank of the river in the counties of Caraș-Severin and Mehedinți. Across the river is the Đerdap national park in Serbia. Parcul Natural Porțile de Fier is the largest natural park in Romania, stretching from Socol in the west, to Drobeta Turnu-Severin in the east.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Portile De Fier Natural Park protectedplanet.net