Łomża Landscape Park

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Łomża Landscape Park
Polish: Łomżyński Park Krajobrazowy Doliny Narwi
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Podlaskie - Choroszcz - Kruszewo - Narew's pool - h-NW.JPG
The marshes of Narew River near Łomża
LOGO Lomzynski Park Krajobrazowy Doliny Narwi.svg
Park logo
Map showing the location of Łomża Landscape Park
Map showing the location of Łomża Landscape Park
Location on the map of Poland
Location Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
Nearest city Łomża
Coordinates 53°10′00″N 22°05′00″E / 53.166667°N 22.083333°E / 53.166667; 22.083333Coordinates: 53°10′00″N 22°05′00″E / 53.166667°N 22.083333°E / 53.166667; 22.083333
Area 19.664 km2 (7.592 sq mi)
Established 1994
Governing body Ministry of the Environment
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Łomża Landscape Park of the Narew Valley (Polish: Łomżyński Park Krajobrazowy Doliny Narwi) is a protected area (Landscape Park) in north-eastern Poland, on the banks of the Narew river, close to the town of Łomża, to the south-east.

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Map of Łomża County, with the outline of Łomża Landscape Park marked in green. Protected area marked by a dashed green line. Narew river marked in blue

The Park lies within the Podlaskie Voivodeship: in Łomża County (covering Gmina Łomża, Gmina Piątnica, Gmina Wizna) and in Zambrów County (Gmina Rutki).

The protected area of the park consists of unique landscape features such as pristine valleys and marshes with high aesthetic appeal. The total area under protection amounts to 19,664 ha, of which 7,353.5 ha lies within the actual park boundaries, and the 12,310.5 ha creates park's protective buffer zone (Polish: otulina).

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