Garphyttan National Park

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Garphyttan National Park
Garphyttans nationalpark
IUCN category II (national park)
Garphyttan National Park.jpg
Flowers in Garphyttan National Park
Location Örebro County, Sweden
Nearest city Örebro, Örebro Municipality
Coordinates 59°16.7′N 14°53′E / 59.2783°N 14.883°E / 59.2783; 14.883Coordinates: 59°16.7′N 14°53′E / 59.2783°N 14.883°E / 59.2783; 14.883
Area 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Established 1909
Governing body Naturvårdsverket

Garphyttan National Park (Swedish: Garphyttans nationalpark) is a Swedish national park in Kilsbergen west of Örebro in Lekeberg Municipality.[1] The national park has an area of 1.11 km2 (0.43 sq mi)[2] and was established in 1909 as the first of its kind in Sweden,[2] but was in existence as early as 1857.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garphyttan national park | Choose Park - List | Sweden's national parks". Sverigesnationalparker.se. Retrieved 2016-01-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Garphyttan National Park". Naturvårdsverket. Retrieved 2009-02-26. 
  3. ^ Lunds botaniska förening (1857). "Botaniska notiser: för år". Botaniska Notiser. O. Nordstedt och A. Falck. 103. 

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