Register of protected areas in Bulgaria

Final result

Rila   (Unique identification code in the register: 3)

Category: National Park


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

Digital boundaries are with the current status

Area: 81046.0 hectares

1. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Belitsa, Locality: Belitsa
2. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Blagoevgrad, Locality: Bistritsa
3. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Razlog, Locality: Bachevo, Dobarsko, Dolno Draglishte, Godlevo, Gorno Draglishte
4. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Simitli, Locality: Dolno Osenovo, Gorno Osenovo
5. District: Blagoevgrad, Municipality: Yakoruda, Locality: Yakoruda
6. District: Kyustendil, Municipality: Dupnitsa, Locality: Bistritsa, Samoranovo
7. District: Kyustendil, Municipality: Sapareva banya, Locality: Ovchartsi, Resilovo, Sapareva banya
8. District: Pazardzhik, Municipality: Belovo, Locality: Belovo, Gabrovitsa, Sestrimo
9. District: Sofia, Municipality: Dolna banya, Locality: Dolna banya
10. District: Sofia, Municipality: Kostenets, Locality: Kostenets
11. District: Sofia, Municipality: Samokov, Locality: Beli Iskar, Govedartsi, Madzhare, Mala tsarkva, Raduil, Samokov

Falls in the territory of the following Regional Forestry Directorates (RFD):
1. RFD Blagoevgrad: SFE Belitsa, SFE Blagoevgrad, SFE Simitli, SFE Yakoruda, SHE Razlog
2. RFD Kyustendil: SFE Dupnitsa
3. RFD Pazardzhik: SFE Belovo
4. RFD Sofia: SFE Borovets, SFE Kostenets, SFE Samokov

Ordinance for announcement:
Ordinance No.114 from 24.02.1992 114-1992

Ordinance for change:

1. Change in the area - decrease with Ordinance No.397 from 15.10.1999 397-1999
2. Re-categorization with Ordinance No.397 from 15.10.1999 397-1999
3. Change in the name with Ordinance No.397 from 15.10.1999 397-1999
4. Accepting the management plan with Decision No.522 from 04.07.2001 522-2001

Management plan for protected area (link):

Aims of the declaration:
1. To protect forever 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, they have.

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), Greater Wood Rush (Luzula sylvatica), Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtilus), Aquilegia aurea, Lilium jankae, Globe Flower (Trolius europaeus), Yellow Gentian (Gentiala lutea), Lungwort (Lobaria pulmonaria), Mugo Pine (Pinus mugo), Spotted Gentian (Gentiana punctata), Geum bulgaricum, God's Cowslip (Primula deorum), 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), Red Deer (Cervus elaphus), European Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus), Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes), Wild boar (Sus scrofa), Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris), Black Woodpecker (Dryocopos martius), Western Capercaillie (Tetrao urogalus), Hazel Hen (Bonasa bonasia), Golden eagle (Aquila chrysaetos), Common viper (Vipera berus), Viviparous lizard (Lacerta vivipara), Brown trout (Salmo trutta fario);

Current prohibitions and regimes:
1. Maintaining the diversity of ecosystems and protection of wild nature.
2. Protection and maintenance of the biological diversity of the ecosystems;
3. null
4. Territories with a temporary status of strict protection - 3,1%
5. Territories with a controlled regime.
6. Providing opportunities for the development of scientific, educational, and recreational activities and the development of ecotourism.

Overlapping (partial or full):
1. Reserve: Ibar
2. Reserve: Parangalitsa
3. Reserve: Skakavitsa
4. Reserve: Tsentralen Rilski Rezervat
5. PZ under both Directives: Rila

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