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An excellent area in terms of biodiversity. The national park includes a 30-50 m high-rise of the ancient shore of the Baltic ice lake, which has a species-rich natural wide-leaf forest; as well as a complex of cangares and vighs - several km of dunes (cangars) intersected with narrow, overswamped gullies (wigs), mainly the low bogs. . At the foot of the blue hills is an abrazy plain with natural wetmoist forests and a swamp of concern, the high swamp of the sea, which converges with cangara and viga complexes. U. An integral part of the national park is the seaside with sandy beach and dunes, dry meadows, dry pine forests of dunes, as well as coastal aquatorium. National park is on the rise of bird migration a. In spring, there is a grandiose concentration of migratory birds. One of the richest habitats of Annex 1 to the EU Habitats Directive in Latvia.

Management Category: National Park, Natura 2000 site (standard data form), Important Bird Area
Code: LV0200300
Administrative Territory: site falls in Talsi municipality Dundaga and Kolka parishes
Area: 16 365 ha
Foundation Year: 2000 (1923 > 2000 Slytheres natural reserve)
Management Authority: Nature Conservation Agency unit - Kurzeme Regional Administration
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Extended till 12.31.2025.


Slītere National Park has historically been created as the “Slītere Natural Monument”, which in 1923 was established as a protected natural beauty in an area of ​​1 100 ha.

According to the Slītere National Park Law (March 13, 2000), the area of ​​the park is currently 16 360 ha of land and 10 130 ha of sea water.

The territory of Slītere National Park is included in the list of places of international importance for birds (PNV) and in the European Union network of specially protected nature territories  NATURA 2000 .


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