Orlovskoye Polesye National Park

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Bison feeding during the winter at Orlovskoye Polesye

The Orlovskoye Polesye national park (Russian: Орловское Полесье) is a protected area in Russia.[1]

It is situated in the middle of the Central Russian Upland straddling the Znamensky and Khotynetsky (two natural climate zones) districts of Oryol Oblast, of area 77,745 ha. It was established by a decree of the Russian Government no.6 of January 9, 1994.[1] This park is a home to European bisons. [2]


  1. ^ a b Orlovskoye Polesye, a profile
  2. ^ "Orlovskoye Polesye National Park | Russia Attractions". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2020-05-01.

Coordinates: 53°17′00″N 35°18′00″E / 53.2833°N 35.3°E / 53.2833; 35.3