The Mura River Biosphere Reserve, Slovenia

 

Located in the eastern part of the country, this biosphere reserve includes the largest preserved complex of floodplains in Slovenia, where the interweaving of natural factors and human presence has created an exceptional cultural riverine landscape. The main sources of income for residents are agriculture, industry, forestry and tourism.  

 

 

Designation date: 2018

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Networks

Regional network: EuroMAB

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    Description

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    Surface :
    28,652 ha

    • Core area(s) : 7,847 ha
    • Buffer zone(s) : 8,451 ha
    • Tansition zone(s): 12,354 ha

    Location

    • Central point: 46°28'11"N - 16°08'31"E

    Administrative authorities

    Contact

    Institute of the Republic of Slovenia for nature conservation/ Maribor

    Address: Pobreska cesta 20 a ; Maribor 2000

    Tel: +386 23331370

    Email: zrsvn.oemb@zrsvn.si
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