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Vrani kamen (Croatia)

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Milky way over Peter’s peak. Photo: Dunja Županić.

Designated

2019

Category

International Dark Sky Park
Gold Tier

Address

Contact

Dunja Zupanic
Website

Land Area

80 km2

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About

The etymology of the Vrani Kamenname indicates its origin in the ProtoSlavic word vorn, over the Russian and Lithuanian terms of vorin and varnas, we have the expression vran, which means the raven. Translated into English, Vrani kamen means Raven’s stone. Vrani kamen park is located in the territory of the Republic of Croatia. For the most partit is under management of Croatian Forests, while the area of Petrov vrh is managed by the town of Daruvar. The Park is situated in the vicinity of the town of Daruvar and it stretches across 8 000 hectares of the Papuk mountain in Western Slavonia.Vrani kamen is 130 km away from the capital city of Zagreb, 140 km from Osijek, 300 km from the Adriatic coast, 65 km from Hunga-ry, and 60 km from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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