Kashubian Landscape Park

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Kashubian Landscape Park
Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy
Kaszëbsczi Park Krajòbrazny
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Location Pomeranian Voivodeship
Area 332.02 km2 (128.19 sq mi)
Established 1983

Kashubian Landscape Park (Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy, Kashubian: Kaszëbsczi Park Krajòbrazny) is a Landscape Park, a Polish protected area classification, in northern Poland. It represents the natural landscape of and is named after the historic Kashubian culture that existed in this region.

Geography[edit]

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The Kashubian Landscape Park covers an area of 332.02 square kilometres (128.19 sq mi), and was established in 1983. The Park lies within Pomeranian Voivodeship: in Kartuzy County (Gmina Kartuzy, Gmina Chmielno, Gmina Sierakowice, Gmina Somonino), Wejherowo County (Gmina Linia), and Kościerzyna County (Gmina Kościerzyna, Gmina Nowa Karczma).

Nature reserves[edit]

Within the Kashubian Landscape Park are 12 distinct nature reserves.

Literature[edit]

  • PRZEWOŹNIAK, M. (Red.): Materiały do monografii przyrodniczej regionu gdańskiego, T. 2, Kaszubski Park Krajobrazowy : walory - zagrożenia - ochrona : praca zbiorowa. Gdańsk : "Marpress", 2000 ISBN 83-87291-87-0.

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Coordinates: 54°19′54″N 18°03′01″E / 54.331548°N 18.050173°E / 54.331548; 18.050173