Putna-Vrancea Natural Park

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Putna-Vrancea Natural Park
Parcul Natural Putna-Vrancea
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
RO VN Lepsa Putna rapids 4.jpg
Putna Waterfall (Putna River)
Map showing the location of Putna-Vrancea Natural Park
Map showing the location of Putna-Vrancea Natural Park
Location within Romania
Location  Romania
Actual Vrancea county CoA.png Vrancea County
Nearest city Târgu Secuiesc
Coordinates 45°55′16″N 26°30′11″E / 45.921°N 26.503°E / 45.921; 26.503Coordinates: 45°55′16″N 26°30′11″E / 45.921°N 26.503°E / 45.921; 26.503[1]
Area 30.204 hectares (74.64 acres)
Established 2005
Website www.putnavrancea.ro

The Putna-Vrancea Natural Park (Romanian: Parcul Natural Putna-Vrancea) is a protected area (natural park category V IUCN) situate in Romania, in administrative territory of Vrancea County.[2]

Location[edit]

The Natural Park is located in Vrancea Mountains (Eastern Carpathians), in the hydrographical basin of the Putna River, in the north-west part of Vrancea county.

Description[edit]

The Putna-Vrancea with an area of 26.503 ha[3] was declared natural protected area by the Government Decision Number 2151 of November 30, 2004 (publisied in Romanian Official Paper (Monitorul Oficial) Number 38 of January 12, 2005)[4] and represents a mountainous area (crevasses, mountain peaks, valleys, canyons, waterfalls, forests, pastures), with a large variety of flora and fauna.

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