National parks of Georgia

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Landscape around the Algeti reservoir
Borjomi National Park

Georgia has long history of establishing Protected Areas dating back to 1912 when the Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve was created. Nowadays, protected areas make up to 7% of the country’s territory (384 684 ha) and about 75% of protected areas are covered by forests.

Georgian Protected Areas include:

  • 11 Strict Nature Reserves
  • 9 National Parks[1]
  • 12 Managed Nature Reserves
  • 14 Natural Monuments
  • 2 Protected Landscapes

Management and coordination of the Protected Areas is implemented by a Legal Entity of Public Law Protected Areas Agency of the Ministry of Environment Protection and Natural Resources of Georgia.

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  1. ^ Elizbarashvili, Nodar; Kupatadze, Bondo (2011). 100 sights of Georgia. Tbilisi: Publishing house Clio. ISBN 978-9941-415-33-3. 

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