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Nature reserves and national parks, wildlife preserves and nature sanctuaries

Author: booker added 18-09-2013, 20:27

Chapter of "Tourism and Tourist Resources in the Republic of Belarus. Statistical Book"

5. TOURIST RESOURCES

ACTIVITIES OF CULTURE AND ARTS ORGANISATIONS

5.22. Nature reserves and national parks, wildlife preserves and nature sanctuaries (as of January 1, 2011)

  Nature reserves and national parks (1)

Wildlife preserves of national importance (2)

entities

thsd.

hectares

percent of

the region’s

territory

entities

thsd. hec-

tares

percent of the

region’s

territory

Republic of Belarus 53)

480,9

2,3

853)

842,9

4,1

Regions:  
Brest 1

87,0

2,7

17

321,2

9,8

Vitebsk 3

134,9

3,4

22

166,0

4,1

Gomel 1

82,3

2,0

11

86,5

2,1

Grodno 2

65,4

2,6

14

126,3

5,0

Minsk City

1

0,05

Minsk 2

111,3

2,8

20

110,0

2,8

Mogilev

3

32,8

1,1

 
  Wildlife preserves of local importance(2)

Nature sanctuaries, entities(2)

entities

thsd.

hectares

percent of the

region’s terri-

tory

of national

importance

of local

importance

Republic of Belarus

353

256,9

1,2

306

547

           
Regions:          
Brest

27

41,7

1,3

31

47

Vitebsk

80

53,9

1,3

76

143

Gomel

50

25,2

0,6

13

54

Grodno

36

65,3

2,6

88

128

Minsk City

2

Minsk

33

26,7

0,7

82

108

Mogilev

127

44,1

1,5

14

67

(1) Excluding Polessky State Radiation and Ecological Reserve.
(2) Data of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Belarus
The total number of nature reserves, national parks and wildlife preserves of national importance is given considering the fact that the Berezinsky Biosphere Reserve, the National Park “Belovezhskaya Puscha”, the National Park “Narochansky” and 3 wildlife preserves of national importance are situated in the territory of 2 or more regions.

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Minsk, Minsk region, Homel region, Brest Region, Gomel Region, Grodno Regoin, Hrodna Region, Mogilev Region, Mahileu Region, Vitebsk Region

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