Krkonoše National Park

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Krkonoše National Park
Sněžka from Černá hora (CZE).jpg
Sněžka Mountain from Černá hora
Krkonoše National Park (CZE) - location map.svg
Location of Krkonoše in the Czech Republic
LocationCzech Republic
Length35 km (22 mi)
Width15 km (9.3 mi)
Area549.69 km2 (212.24 sq mi)
Established17 May 1963
OperatorSpráva KRNAP
Websitewww.krnap.cz

Krkonoše National Park (Czech: Krkonošský národní park, often abbreviated as KRNAP) is a national park in the Liberec and Hradec Králové regions of the Czech Republic. It lies in the Krkonoše Mountains which is the highest range of the country. The park has also been listed as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site. It borders Karkonosze National Park in Poland. Krkonoše's highest mountain is Snow Mountain (Sněžka - 1602 m) which is also the highest mountain in the Czech republic.

The National Park management headquarters are located in the town of Vrchlabí, often called the Gateway to Krkonoše.

Resources[edit]

  • Rubín, Josef (2003). Národní parky a chráněné krajinné oblasti. Praha: Olympia. ISBN 80-7033-808-3.
  • "Správa KRNAP". S-KRNAP-2007. Retrieved 2007-03-14.
  • Opera Corcontica - Scientific Journal from the Krkonoše National Park

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