List of national parks of Italy

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The Italian national parks cover about five per cent of the country's land. The parks are managed by the Ministry of the Environment based in Rome (Italian: Ministero dell'Ambiente).[1]

List of Italian national parks[edit]

Name Regions Area High Point Elevation Established Map Quick View
Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise[2] Abruzzo, Lazio, Molise 506.83 km2 (195.69 sq mi) Monte Petroso 2,249 m (7,379 ft) 1922 Monte Meta.JPG
Alta Murgia[3] Apulia 677.39 km2 (261.54 sq mi) Torre Disperata 686 m (2,251 ft) 2004 Trullomurgia.jpg
Appennino Lucano - Val d'Agri - Lagonegrese[4] Basilicata 689.96 km2 (266.40 sq mi) Monte del Papa 2,005 m (6,578 ft) Monte Volturino.JPG
Appennino Tosco-Emiliano[5] Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany 227.92 km2 (88.00 sq mi) Monte Cusna 2,121 m (6,959 ft) 2001 Castello carpineti monte cusna.JPG
Archipelago of La Maddalena[6] Sardinia 201.46 km2 (77.78 sq mi) Punta Tejalone, Caprera[7] 212 m (696 ft) 1994 Arcipelago della Maddalena, Caprera Cala Napoletana 01.JPG
Tuscan Archipelago[8] Tuscany 746.53 km2 (288.24 sq mi) Monte Capanne on Elba in the Tuscan Archipelago 1,018 m (3,340 ft) 1996 Tuscan archipelago.png Aerial view of Elba 1.jpg
Asinara[9] Sardinia 269.60 km2 (104.09 sq mi) Punta Scomunica 408 m (1,339 ft) 1997 Asinara map.png Asinello bianco sardegna asinara 3593693026 750d1054eb o.jpg
Aspromonte[10] Calabria 760.53 km2 (293.64 sq mi) Montalto 1,955 m (6,414 ft) 1989 Reggiocalabria mappa.png
Cippo di garibaldi in aspromonte.JPG
Cilento, Vallo di Diano, and Alburni[11] Campania 1,810.48 km2 (699.03 sq mi) Monte Cervati 1,898 m (6,227 ft) 1991 Salerno mappa.png Capo palinuro.jpg
Cinque Terre[12] Liguria 38.60 km2 (14.90 sq mi) Monte (Mai-)Pertuso[13] 820 m (2,690 ft) 1999 Parco-Cinque Terre-Posizione.png Cinque Terre .jpg
Circeo[14] Lazio 84.40 km2 (32.59 sq mi) Monte Circeo 541 m (1,775 ft) Circeo.JPG
Bellunesi Dolomites[15] Veneto 315.12 km2 (121.67 sq mi) Monte Pavione 2,335 m (7,661 ft) Parco-Dolomiti Bellunesi-Posizione.png Belluno.JPG
Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, and Campigna[16] Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany 364.00 km2 (140.54 sq mi) Monte Falterona 1,645 m (5,397 ft) Parco-Foreste Casentinesi-Posizione.png Monte-Falterona-treeline1.jpg
Gargano[17] Apulia 1,211.18 km2 (467.64 sq mi) Monte Calvo[18] 1,065 m (3,494 ft) Gargan0003.jpg
Gennargentu[19] Sardinia 730.00 km2 (281.85 sq mi) Punta La Marmora 1,834 m (6,017 ft) Cala Goloritze o.jpg
Gran Paradiso[20] Valle d'Aosta, Piedmont 700.00 km2 (270.27 sq mi) Gran Paradiso 4,061 m (13,323 ft) Parco-Gran Paradiso-Posizione.png
Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga[21] Marche, Abruzzo, Lazio 1,413.31 km2 (545.68 sq mi) Corno Grande 2,912 m (9,554 ft) Parco-Gran Sasso-Posizione.png Campo Imperatore.jpg
Majella[22] Abruzzo 628.38 km2 (242.62 sq mi) Monte Amaro 2,793 m (9,163 ft) Majella001.jpg
Sibillini Mountains[23] Marche, Umbria 697.22 km2 (269.20 sq mi) Monte Vettore 2,476 m (8,123 ft) Monte Bove Sud.jpg
Pollino[24] Basilicata, Calabria 1,711.32 km2 (660.74 sq mi) Sierra Dolcedorme 2,267 m (7,438 ft) Cosenza pollino.jpg
Sila[25] Calabria 736.95 km2 (284.54 sq mi) Monte Botte Donato 1,928 m (6,325 ft) Botte Donato impianti di risalita vista dalla strada delle vette.jpg
Stelvio[26] Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol 1,307.00 km2 (504.64 sq mi) Cima Ortles 3,905 m (12,812 ft) Parco-Stelvio-Posizione.png Ortler Nordgrat.jpg
Val Grande[27] Piedmont 145.98 km2 (56.36 sq mi) Monte Togano 2,295 m (7,530 ft) Parco-Val Grande-Posizione.png Passo Val Grande - Agosto 2001 - Veduta.JPG
Vesuvius[28] Campania 72.59 km2 (28.03 sq mi) Great Cone 1,281 m (4,203 ft) Parco-Vesuvio-Posizione.png Vesuvius from plane.jpg

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References[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Black, Charles Bertram (1898). The Riviera, Or The Coast from Marseilles to Leghorn: Including the Interior towns of Carrara, Lucca, Pisa, and Pistoia. London: Adam & Charles Black. 
  • Hydrographic Office, Admiralty (1913). The Mediterranean Pilot. Volume I (5th ed.). London: Taylor, Garnett, Evans & Co. 

External links[edit]

  • "Italia" (in Italian). ENIT - Italian Government Tourist Board.