Parc naturel régional de Camargue
Parc naturel régional de Carmargue (PNRC), or Regional Nature Park of the Camargue, is a protected area which was designated in 1970 along the shoreline of the Camargue, France. The park protects a wetland environment and an adjacent marine area. The boundaries of the park have been expanded to include a lagoon called the Étang de Vaccarès.
The park is twinned with a Spanish wetland, the Doñana National Park at the mouth of the Guadalquivir. The two parks share a number of characteristics including significance for bird-life and semi-feral horses, and proximity to a pilgrimage site (Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer and the Hermitage of El Rocío).
In 1992, the site was formally twinned with the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Ramsar site by an agreement between the governments of Romania and France. Ramsar site no. 521.
- Williams, Nicola; Le Nevez, Catherine (2007). Provence and the Côte D'Azur. Lonely Planet. ISBN 1-74104-236-4.
- Biosphere reserve information
- (in Spanish) El hermanamiento del Espacio Natural de Doñana y la Camarga francesa Article on the twinning
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