Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter Natural Park

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Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter Natural Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Medes estartit.jpg
The Medes Islands as seen from L'Estartit
Map showing the location of Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter Natural Park
Map showing the location of Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter Natural Park
Location of the natural park in Catalonia
LocationProvince of Girona, Catalonia, Spain
Coordinates42°3′10″N 3°12′18″E / 42.05278°N 3.20500°E / 42.05278; 3.20500Coordinates: 42°3′10″N 3°12′18″E / 42.05278°N 3.20500°E / 42.05278; 3.20500
Area8,192.19 hectares (20,243.3 acres)
Established2010 (2010)
Governing bodyGeneralitat de Catalunya
www.gencat.cat/parcs/illes_medes

Montgrí, Medes Islands and Baix Ter Natural Park (Catalan: Parc Natural del Montgrí, les illes Medes i el Baix Ter) is a natural park located in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The park was established in 2010 and encompasses the Medes Islands, the Montgrí Massif and the mouth of the Ter river, covering a land area of 6,155.20 hectares (15,209.8 acres) and a marine protected area of 2,036.99 hectares (5,033.5 acres). It stretches over the municipalities of L'Escala, Torroella de Montgrí, Pals, Bellcaire d'Empordà, Palau-sator, Ullà, Fontanilles and Gualta.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "El Parlament aprova el Parc Natural del Montgrí, les Illes Medes i el Baix Ter". Generalitat de Catalunya (in Catalan). Gencat.cat. May 13, 2010. Retrieved February 2, 2012.

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2001 fire information.