Register of protected areas in Bulgaria

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Pirin   (Unique identification code in the register: 1)

Category: National Park


Map of the object
Digital boundaries - WGS 84, UTM 35N (shp)

Digital boundaries are with the current status

Area: 40356.0 hectares

1. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Bansko, Locality: Bansko, Dobrinishte, Kremen, Obidim
2. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Gotse Delchev, Locality: Breznitsa, Kornitsa
3. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Kresna, Locality: Stara Kresna, Vlahi
4. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Razlog, Locality: Razlog
5. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Sandanski, Locality: Gorna Sushitsa, Lilyanovo, Pirin, Ploski, Sugarevo
6. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Simitli, Locality: Brezhani, Gradevo, Senokos
7. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Strumyani, Locality: Ilindentsi

Falls in the territory of the following Regional Forestry Directorates (RFD):
RFD Blagoevgrad: SFE Dobrinishte, SFE Gotse Delchev, SFE Katuntsi, SFE Kresna, SFE Mesta, SFE Sandanski, SFE Simitli, SFE Tsaparevo, SHE Razlog

Ordinance for announcement:
Ordinance No.3074 from 08.11.1962 1-2-1-3074-1962

Ordinance for change:

1. Change in the area - increase with Ordinance No.4050 from 29.12.1973 4050-1973
2. Change in the area - increase with Ordinance No.3011 from 30.09.1974 3011-1974
3. Change in the name with Ordinance No.3011 from 30.09.1974 3011-1974
4. Change in the area - increase with Ordinance No.594 from 03.03.1976 594-1976
5. Ordinance No.5425 from 19.12.1979
6. Change in the area - increase with Ordinance No.1036 from 17.11.1987
7. Change in the area - decrease with Ordinance No.395 from 15.10.1999 395-1999
8. Re-categorization with Ordinance No.395 from 15.10.1999 395-1999
9. Accepting the management plan with Decision No.646 from 06.08.2004 646-2004

Management plan for protected area (link):

International status:
World heritage

Aims of the declaration:
1. Protection of the natural character of natural ecosystems and landscapes together with their plant and animal communities and habitats.

Objects of protection (species or habitats):
1. Ordinance for Announcement / Management Plan: Norway Spruce (Picea abies), Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris), European Silver Fir (Abies alba), Common Beech (Fagus sylvatica), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtilus), Aquilegia aurea, Yellow Gentian (Gentiala lutea), Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo), Spotted Gentian (Gentiana punctata), Soldanella pusilla, Golden Root (Rhodiola rosae), Matgrass (Nardus stricta), Siberian juniper (juniperus sibirica), Cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea), Brown bear (Ursus arctos), Gray Wolf (Canis lupus), European Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Wild boar (Sus scrofa), Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), Hazel Hen (Bonasa bonasia), Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Common viper (Vipera berus), Viviparous lizard (Lacerta vivipara), Fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra), Slow worm (Angius fragilis) , Brown trout (Salmo trutta fario);

Current prohibitions and regimes:
1. Sustaining the diversity of ecosystems and the protection of wild nature;
2. Protection and maintenance of the biological diversity of the ecosystems;
3. Territories with a regime of reserves with a strict protection - 16%
4. Territories with a temporary status of strict protection - 3,1%
5. Territories with a controlled regime.

Overlapping (partial or full):
1. Reserve: Bayuvi Dupki - Dzhindzhiritsa
2. Reserve: Yulen
3. PZ under both Directives: Pirin

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