Protected areas of Moldova

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Scientific nature reserves and national parks of Moldova

Protected areas of Moldova include following categories:[1]

  • Scientific nature reserves (rom. rezervații științifice) – currently 5 reserves covering an area of 19379 ha. They are equivalent to IUCN category Ia (strict nature reserve).
  • National parks – currently there’s one national park, created in 2013 Orhei National Park (rom. Parcul Național Orhei) [2]
  • Nature monuments (rom. monumente ale naturii)
  • Nature reserves (rom. rezervații naturale)
  • Landscape reserves (rom. rezervații peisagistice)
  • Resource reserves (rom. rezervații de resurse)
  • Areas with multifunctional management (rom. Arii cu management multifuncțional)
  • Wetlands of international importance (rom. Zone umede de importanță internațională)
  • Dendrological gardens (rom. grădini dendrologice)
  • Landscape architecture monuments (rom. monumente de arhitectură peisajeră)
  • Zoological garden in Chișinău (rom. Grădina Zoologică din Chișinău)

National park[edit]

  National park listed in UNESCO World Heritage
  National park included in UNESCO's Man and the Biosphere Programme
Name Location
Year of
Year of
Image Website
Orhei National Park Orhei, Strășeni, Călărași, Criuleni 33792,09 2008 2013 Orhei Vechi, Moldova - Flickr - Dave Proffer (12).jpg -

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