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Petrova gora-Biljeg (Croatia)

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Petrova gora-Biljeg during 2018 perseids

Designated

2019

Category

International Dark Sky Park
Silver Tier

Address

Petrova Gora
Republic of Croatia

Contact

Boris Śtromar
Website

Land Area

2734.91 km2

Documents

Application
Press Release

About

Petrova gora is one of the most beautiful and best-preserved mountain forest landscapes in the Republic of Croatia. Due to the exceptional landscape value the area “Petrova gora Biljeg” in the central part of Petrova gora became a protected area in 1969 in the category known as “significant landscape”. The area of “Petrova Gora-Biljeg” is protected to conserve forest habitat (its integrity and the natural composition of forest communities), stream valleys, landscape, cultural and historical values for the purpose of sustainable development, and for the needs of tourism and recreation.

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