Palatinate Forest-North Vosges Biosphere Reserve

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Location of the biosphere reserve in Germany and France

The Franco-German Palatinate Forest-North Vosges Biosphere Reserve (German: Biosphärenreservat Pfälzerwald-Vosges du Nord, French: Réserve de biosphère transfrontalière des Vosges du Nord-Pfälzerwald) was created in 1998 as the first UNESCO trans-boundary biosphere reserve in Europe. The German part became the 12th of 15 biosphere reserves in Germany.

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The biosphere reserve lies in the Palatinate Forest and in the North Vosges on the boundary between the southwest German state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the northeast French regions of Lorraine and Alsace.

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