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Monte Peglia Biosphere Reserve, Italy


The site is located in the centre of Italy at the confluence of two river systems, the Tiber to the east and Paglia to the west. It consists of an extensive forested area and constitutes an important natural pool of fauna, flora and mushroom species in and around this ancient extinct volcano. These natural resources allow for activities compatible with sustainable development.


Designation date: 2018

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Regional network: EuroMAB

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    Surface :
    42,342 ha

    • Core area(s) : 931 ha
    • Buffer zone(s) : 4,527 ha
    • Tansition zone(s): 36,884 ha


    • Central point: 42°49'06"N - 12°11'27"E

    Administrative authorities

    Associazione Monte Peglia per UNESCO
    Via Oberdan 56; 06121 Perugia

    Tel: +39 3779675661


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    Last updated: October 2018