Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park

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View of Serras de Aire and Candeeiros Natural Park.

Serras de Aire e Candeeiros Natural Park is a natural park in Portugal. It is one of the 30 areas which are officially under protection in the country.

It's protected area since 1979 and intends to protect the natural aspects and the architectonic heritage existing in the Serra de Aire and Serra dos Candeeiros; Comprises an area of 38 900 ha.

It contains parts of the municipalities of Alcanena, Rio Maior, Santarém, Torres Novas and Ourém (in Santarém district) and Alcobaça and Porto de Mós (in Leiria district).

It provides habitat for various flora including; Iris subbiflora.[1]

The village of Casais Robustos is located within the park boundaries.


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  1. ^ "Iris subbiflora" (in Portuguese). asminhasplantas.blogspot.com. 7 April 2009. Retrieved 22 January 2015.

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Coordinates: 39°31′N 8°48′W / 39.52°N 8.80°W / 39.52; -8.80