Papuk

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Papuk
Papuk mt.jpg
The Flora of Papuk
Elevation 953 m (3,127 ft)[1]
Listing List of mountains in Croatia
Location
Papuk is located in Croatia
Papuk
Papuk
Location of Papuk in Croatia
Location Slavonia, Croatia
Coordinates 45°32′N 17°39′E / 45.533°N 17.650°E / 45.533; 17.650Coordinates: 45°32′N 17°39′E / 45.533°N 17.650°E / 45.533; 17.650

Papuk is the largest mountain in the Slavonia region in eastern Croatia, near the city of Požega. It extends between Bilogora to the northwest, Krndija to the east, and Ravna gora and Psunj to the southwest.

The highest peak is the eponymous peak at 953 m.a.s.l.[1]

The area of Papuk is designated a nature park (park prirode), a kind of protected area in Croatia.

At the seventh European Geopark Network Open Conference, hosted by North West Highlands Geopark in September 2007, the Papuk Geopark became the first Croatian Geopark and 30th member of the European and UNESCO Global Geoparks Network.

Geopark Papuk was awarded licence second time from UNESCO in 2011. [2] [3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographical and meteorological data". Statistical Yearbook. Croatian Bureau of Statistics. 2009. Retrieved 2011-06-01. 
  2. ^ Portal034
  3. ^ Večernji list

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