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Risnjak National Park

About NP Risnjak.

Surface area: 6350 ha
Highest point: 1528 m – Risnjak peak
Lowest point: 290 m –Kupa Valley
Main protection phenomenon: forest and hydrogeological natural monument – Kupa spring
County: Primorsko-goranska
City area: Delnice and Čabar

Main attributes:
Strong climate and vegetation barrier between coastal and continental parts of Croatia
The most important example of upland vegetation division in Croatia
The most beautifully expressed phenomenon of karst sinkhole vegetation
A natural bond between the Alps and the Balkan mountains
A natural habitat for all three European large animals (bear, wolf and lynx)
1148 flora species and sub-species

Park contact info:

Nacionalni park Risnjak
Bijela Vodica 48
51317 Crni Lug
Phone +385 53 665 380
Telefax +385 53 665 390
Email npsv@np-sjeverni-velebit.hr
Web http://www.np-sjeverni-velebit.hr/