Register of protected areas in Bulgaria

Final result

Tsentralen Balkan   (Unique identification code in the register: 2)

Category: National Park


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

Digital boundaries are with the current status

Area: 72021.07 hectares

1. District: Gabrovo, Municipality: Sevlievo, Locality: Kravenik, Stokite
2. District: Lovech, Municipality: Teteven, Locality: Divchovoto, Ribaritsa
3. District: Lovech, Municipality: Troyan, Locality: Balkanets, Beli Osam, Cherni Osam, Chiflik
4. District: Lovech, Municipality: Аpriltsi, Locality: Аpriltsi
5. District: Plovdiv, Municipality: Karlovo, Locality: Hristo Danovo, Iganovo, Kalofer, Karlovo, Karnare, Klisura, Pevtsite, Rozino, Vasil Levski
6. District: Plovdiv, Municipality: Sopot, Locality: Sopot, Аnevo
7. District: Sofia, Municipality: Pirdop, Locality: Pirdop
8. District: Sofia, Municipality: Аnton, Locality: Аnton
9. District: Stara Zagora, Municipality: Pavel banya, Locality: Gabarevo, Gorno Sahrane, Manolovo, Pavel banya, Skobelevo, Tarnicheni, Tazha, Аsen

Falls in the territory of the following Regional Forestry Directorates (RFD):
1. RFD Lovetch: SFE Cherni Osam, SFE Cherni Vit, SFE Ribaritsa, SFE Troyan, SHE Rusalka
2. RFD Plovdiv: SFE Karlovo, SFE Rozino, SHE Klisura
3. RFD Sofia: SFE Pirdop
4. RFD Stara Zagora: SHE Pavel Banya
5. RFD Veliko Tarnovo: SHE Rositsa

Ordinance for announcement:
Ordinance No.843 from 31.10.1991 843-1991

Ordinance for change:

1. Change in the area - decrease with Ordinance No.396 from 15.10.1999 396-1999
2. Re-categorization with Ordinance No.396 from 15.10.1999 396-1999
3. Accepting the management plan with Decision No.522 from 04.07.2001 522-2001
4. Accepting the management plan with Decision No.195 from 24.03.2016 195-2016

Management plan for protected area (link):

International status:
1. With an European diploma
2. PAN park

Aims of the declaration:
1. To protect forever for the benefit of society complexes of self-regulating ecosystems and their inherent diversity of species, habitats of rare and endangered species and communities, typical and remarkable landscapes and objects of inanimate nature, which have international significance for science and culture.

Objects of protection (species or habitats):
1. Ordinance for Announcement / Management Plan: Mediterranean horseshoe bat (Rhinolophus euryale), Greater Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus ferrumequinum), Lesser Horseshoe Bat (Rhinolophus hipposideros), Barbastelle bat (Barbastella barbastellus), Common Bentwing Bat (Miniopterus schreibersi), Bechstein's bat (Myotis bechsteini), Lesser Mouse-eared Bat (Myotis blythi), Geoffroy's Bat (Myotis emarginatus), Greater mouse-eared bat (Myotis myotis), Long-fingered bat (Myotis capaccinii), European Ground Squirrels (Citellus citellus), Gray Wolf (Canis lupus), Brown bear (Ursus arctos), European Otter (Lutra lutra), Marbled polecat (Vormela peregusna), Eurasian lynx (Felis lynx = Lynx lynx), Balkan chamois (Rupicapra rupicapra balcanica), Common Beech (Fagus silvatica), Black Stork (Ciconia nigra), Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus), Short-toed Eagle (Circaetus gallicus), Long-legged Buzzard (Buteo rufinus), Lesser Spotted Eagle (Aquila pomarina), Imperial Eagle (Aquila heliaca), Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Booted Eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus), Saker Falcon (Falco cherrug), Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus), Hazel Hen (Bonasa bonasia), Rock Partridge (Alectoris graeca graeca), Corncrake (Crex crex), Eurasian Eagle-owl (Bubo bubo), Eurasian Pygmy Owl (Glaucidium passerinum), Ural Owl (Strix uralensis), Tengmalm's Owl (Aegolius funereus), Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus), Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), European Roller (Coracias garrulus), Grey-headed Woodpecker (Picus canus), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopus martius), Syrian woodpecker (Dendrocopos syriacus), Middle Spotted Woodpecker (Dendrocopos medius), White-backed Woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos), Woodlark (Lullula arborea), Tawny Pipit (Anthus campestris), Barred Warbler (Sylvia nisoria), Red-breasted Flycatcher (Ficedula parva), Semi-collared flycatcher (Ficedula semitorquata), Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio), Lesser Grey Shrike (Lanius minor), Ortolan Bunting (Emberiza hortulana), Eurasian sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus), Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo), Common Kestrel (Falco tinnunculus), Green Sandpiper (Tringa ochropus), European Bee-eater (Merops apiaster), Yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata), European bullhead (Cottus gobio), Stag beetle (Lucanus cervus), Rosalia longicorn (Rosalia alpina);

Current prohibitions and regimes:
1. Territories with a regime of reserves with a strict protection - 28%

Overlapping (partial or full):
1. Reserve: Boatin
2. Reserve: Dzhendema
3. Reserve: Kozya Stena
4. Reserve: Peeshti Skali
5. Reserve: Sevеren Dzhendem
6. Reserve: Sokolna
7. Reserve: Stara Reka
8. Reserve: Steneto
9. Reserve: Tsarichina
10. PZ under both Directives: Tsentralen Balkan

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