Szczecin Landscape Park

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Szczecin Landscape Park
Szczeciński Park Krajobrazowy "Puszcza Bukowa"
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Kolowko Puszcza Bukowa pod Szczecinem glaz.jpg
Boulder "Serce Puszczy" (the Heart of the Forest) in Puszcza Bukowa
Location West Pomeranian Voivodeship
Coordinates 53°20′N 14°40′E / 53.333°N 14.667°E / 53.333; 14.667Coordinates: 53°20′N 14°40′E / 53.333°N 14.667°E / 53.333; 14.667
Area 91 km²
Established 1981

Szczecin Landscape Park "Beech Woods" (Polish: Szczeciński Park Krajobrazowy "Puszcza Bukowa") is a protected area (Landscape Park) in north-western Poland, established in 1981 and covering an area of 91 square kilometres (35 sq mi). Its full name refers to the dense forest known as Puszcza Bukowa ("beech forest"), which covers most of the area of the Park.

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The Park lies within West Pomeranian Voivodeship, partly within the city of Szczecin, and partly in Gryfino County (Gmina Gryfino, Gmina Stare Czarnowo). It is composed of seven nature reserves from 24 hectares (59 acres) to 208 hectares (510 acres) in size.[1][2][3]

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