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List of national parks of Italy

 

List of national parks of Italy

The Italian national parks cover about five per cent of the country's land. The parks are managed by the Ministry of the Environment based in Rome (Italian: Ministero dell'Ambiente).[1]

Contents

  • List of Italian national parks 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • Bibliography 4
  • External links 5

List of Italian national parks

Name Regions Area High Point Elevation Established Map Quick View
Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise[2] Abruzzo, Lazio, Molise 506.83 km2 (195.69 sq mi) Monte Petroso 2,249 m (7,379 ft) 1922
Alta Murgia[3] Apulia 677.39 km2 (261.54 sq mi) Torre Disperata 686 m (2,251 ft) 2004
Appennino Lucano - Val d'Agri - Lagonegrese[4] Basilicata 689.96 km2 (266.40 sq mi) Monte del Papa 2,005 m (6,578 ft)
Appennino Tosco-Emiliano[5] Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany 227.92 km2 (88.00 sq mi) Monte Cusna 2,121 m (6,959 ft) 2001
Archipelago of La Maddalena[6] Sardinia 201.46 km2 (77.78 sq mi) Punta Tejalone, Caprera[7] 212 m (696 ft) 1994
Tuscan Archipelago[8] Tuscany 746.53 km2 (288.24 sq mi) Monte Capanne on Elba in the Tuscan Archipelago 1,018 m (3,340 ft) 1996
Asinara[9] Sardinia 269.60 km2 (104.09 sq mi) Punta Scomunica 408 m (1,339 ft) 1997
Aspromonte[10] Calabria 760.53 km2 (293.64 sq mi) Montalto 1,955 m (6,414 ft) 1989
Cilento, Vallo di Diano, and Alburni[11] Campania 1,810.48 km2 (699.03 sq mi) Monte Cervati 1,898 m (6,227 ft) 1991
Cinque Terre[12] Liguria 38.60 km2 (14.90 sq mi) Monte (Mai-)Pertuso[13] 820 m (2,690 ft) 1999
Circeo[14] Lazio 84.40 km2 (32.59 sq mi) Monte Circeo 541 m (1,775 ft)
Bellunesi Dolomites[15] Veneto 315.12 km2 (121.67 sq mi) Monte Pavione 2,335 m (7,661 ft)
Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, and Campigna[16] Emilia-Romagna, Tuscany 364.00 km2 (140.54 sq mi) Monte Falterona 1,645 m (5,397 ft)
Gargano[17] Apulia 1,211.18 km2 (467.64 sq mi) Monte Calvo[18] 1,065 m (3,494 ft)
Gennargentu[19] Sardinia 730.00 km2 (281.85 sq mi) Punta La Marmora 1,834 m (6,017 ft)
Gran Paradiso[20] Valle d'Aosta, Piedmont 700.00 km2 (270.27 sq mi) Gran Paradiso 4,061 m (13,323 ft)
Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga[21] Marche, Abruzzo, Lazio 1,413.31 km2 (545.68 sq mi) Corno Grande 2,912 m (9,554 ft)
Majella[22] Abruzzo 628.38 km2 (242.62 sq mi) Monte Amaro 2,793 m (9,163 ft)
Sibillini Mountains[23] Marche, Umbria 697.22 km2 (269.20 sq mi) Monte Vettore 2,476 m (8,123 ft)
Pollino[24] Basilicata, Calabria 1,711.32 km2 (660.74 sq mi) Sierra Dolcedorme 2,267 m (7,438 ft)
Sila[25] Calabria 736.95 km2 (284.54 sq mi) Monte Botte Donato 1,928 m (6,325 ft)
Stelvio[26] Lombardy, Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol 1,307.00 km2 (504.64 sq mi) Cima Ortles 3,905 m (12,812 ft)
Val Grande[27] Piedmont 145.98 km2 (56.36 sq mi) Monte Togano 2,295 m (7,530 ft)
Vesuvius[28] Campania 72.59 km2 (28.03 sq mi) Great Cone 1,281 m (4,203 ft)

See also

References

  1. ^ "National Parks in Italy". Parks.it. 1995–2010. Retrieved 15 March 2010. .
  2. ^ "Parco Nazionale d'Abruzzo, Lazio e Molise". 
  3. ^ "Parco Nazionale dell'Alta Murgia". 
  4. ^ "Parco Nazionale dell'Appennino Lucano - Val d'Agri - Lagonegrese". 
  5. ^ "Parco Nazionale Appennino Tosco-Emiliano". 
  6. ^ "Parco Nazionale dell'Arcipelago di La Maddalena". 
  7. ^ Admiralty 1913, p. 651
  8. ^ "Parco Nazionale Arcipelago Toscano". 
  9. ^ "Parco Nazionale dell'Asinara". 
  10. ^ "Parco Nazionale dell'Aspromonte". 
  11. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Cilento e Vallo di Diano". 
  12. ^ "Parco Nazionale delle Cinque Terre". 
  13. ^ Black 1898, p. 141.
  14. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Circeo". 
  15. ^ "Parco Nazionale Dolomiti Bellunesi". 
  16. ^ "Parco Nazionale delle Foreste Casentinesi, Monte Falterona, Campigna". 
  17. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Gargano". 
  18. ^ McEwen, Ian & Marghaux. "The Gargano". Villa Oleandro. Retrieved 26 March 2010. 
  19. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Golfo di Orosei e del Gennargentu" (in Italian). parks.it. 
  20. ^ "Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso". 
  21. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Gran Sasso e Monti della Laga". 
  22. ^ "Parco Nazionale della Majella". 
  23. ^ "Parco Nazionale dei Monti Sibillini". 
  24. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Pollino". 
  25. ^ "Parco Nazionale della Sila". 
  26. ^ "Parco Nazionale dello Stelvio". 
  27. ^ "Parco Nazionale della Val Grande". 
  28. ^ "Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio". 

Bibliography

  • Black, Charles Bertram (1898). The Riviera, Or The Coast from Marseilles to Leghorn: Including the Interior towns of Carrara, Lucca, Pisa, and Pistoia. London: Adam & Charles Black. 
  • Hydrographic Office, Admiralty (1913). The Mediterranean Pilot. Volume I (5th ed.). London: Taylor, Garnett, Evans & Co. 

External links

  • "Italia" (in Italian). ENIT - Italian Government Tourist Board. 
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