Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior Natural Park

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Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior Natural Park
Parcul Natural Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior Natural Park
Map showing the location of Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior Natural Park
Location within Romania
Location  Romania
Stema judetului Galati.svg Galați County
Nearest city Tecuci
Coordinates 46°05′17″N 28°05′35″E / 46.088°N 28.093°E / 46.088; 28.093Coordinates: 46°05′17″N 28°05′35″E / 46.088°N 28.093°E / 46.088; 28.093[1]
Area 8.247 hectares (20.38 acres)
Established 2005

The Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior Natural Park (Romanian: Parcul Natural Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior) is a protected area (natural park category V IUCN) situated in Romania, in Galați County.[2]

Location[edit]

The Natural Park is situated in the inferior course of Prut River, in the administrative territory of Berești-Meria, Nicorești, Cavadinești, Oancea, Suceveni, Vlădeşti, Tulucești, Vânători communes, in the north-eastern part of Galați county.

Description[edit]

The Lunca Joasă a Prutului Inferior with an area of 8.247 ha[3] was declared natural protected area by the Government Decision Number 2152 on November 30, 2004 (publisied in Romanian Official Paper Number 38 on January 12, 2005)[4] and represents a wetland (with canals, lakes, swamps, floodplains) of internacional importance especially for waterfowl habitat, or mammals, fish and plant species

Protected areas included in park: Ostrovul Prut, Pochina Lake and Vlășcuța Lake.

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