Knyszyń Forest Landscape Park

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Knyszyń Forest Landscape Park
Polish: Park Krajobrazowy Puszczy Knyszyńskiej
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Podlaskie - Czarna Białostocka - Puszcza Knyszyńska - Góry Czumażowskie - E - v-NW.JPG
The Góry Czumażowskie Hills in the Knyszyń Forest near Ożynnik
LOGO Park Krajobrazowy Puszczy Knyszynskiej.svg
Park logo
Map showing the location of Knyszyń Forest Landscape Park
Map showing the location of Knyszyń Forest Landscape Park
Location Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland
Nearest city Supraśl
Coordinates 53°14′00″N 23°23′00″E / 53.233333°N 23.383333°E / 53.233333; 23.383333Coordinates: 53°14′00″N 23°23′00″E / 53.233333°N 23.383333°E / 53.233333; 23.383333
Area 744.47 km2 (287.44 sq mi)
Established 1988
Governing body Ministry of the Environment
www.pkpk.pl

Puszcza Knyszyńska (Knyszyn Forest) Landscape Park (Park Krajobrazowy Puszczy Knyszyńskiej) is a protected area (landscape park) in Podlaskie Voivodeship of northeastern Poland

Geography[edit]

It protects an area of 744.47 square kilometres (287.44 sq mi).

It was established in 1988, and is a Natura 2000 EU Special Protection Area.

The landscape park contains 20 nature reserves.

Counties and Gminas[edit]

The natural Landscape Park is within Podlaskie Voivodeship, and is located in:

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