Norra Kvill National Park

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Norra Kvill National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Norra Kvill Nationalpark.jpg
Location Kalmar County, Sweden
Coordinates 57°46′N 15°35′E / 57.767°N 15.583°E / 57.767; 15.583Coordinates: 57°46′N 15°35′E / 57.767°N 15.583°E / 57.767; 15.583
Area 1.14 km2 (0.44 sq mi)[1]
Established 1927, extended 1989[1]
Governing body Naturvårdsverket
Norra Kvill national park is number 22 on the map

Norra Kvill is a small national park (established in 1927) near Vimmerby in Kalmar county, Småland, southeastern Sweden. A few kilometers from the park is the Rumskulla oak, Europe's largest English oak with a circumference of about 14 meters. The oak is thought to be about 1 000 years old.

References[edit]

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

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