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Category: National parks, Local time: 20:34:43, Altitude: 699m

Kozara National Park is a protected landscape area in Bosnia and Herzegovina . It is located in the northwest part of the country, in Lotara Range, between rivers Una, Sava, Sana a Vrbas.

National Park since 1967

Kozara National Park was proclaimed a national park in 1967. It occupies the area of 33.75 km2. The peaks are not higher than 1000 m. The highest peak, named Lisina, is 978 m high. Other significant peaks are Mrakovica (804 m) in the central part of the park, Holá planina (876 m) , Rudine (750 m) Jarčevica (740 m) , Glavuša (793 m ) , Bešina polana (784 m) , Vrnovačka hlava (719 m) , Benkovac-Jurišina koca (705 m) , Šupljikovac (652 m) , Zečiji kámen (667 m) and Kozarački kámen (659 m) .

Tourist-friendly area

The park is full of thick woods and mountain meadows. Kozara National Park has a specific, mild continental climate with many sunny days. It is the result of its geographical location, shape of its relief, geological structure, height, vegetation and many other factors. The national park offers regenerative and recreational activities. Trips, hiking, cycling or collecting of curative herbs are just some of the many activities that you can do in this national park.

Tragic events of the World War II

The park is, apart from its natural beauty, infamous for the crimes of the German and Croatian Nazis against local inhabitants during the World War II. During that period, fierce fighting took place in the area. This tragic historical era of one of the most beautiful European sites is a memento for today and future generations.

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GPS: 45.0206, 16.8901
Altitude: 699 m
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Last update: Oct 19, 2012 7:25:53 PM

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The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet What recreational activities are available or possible?: hiking, climbing, swimming, paragliding, fishing
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Character of the park: mountain, lake, insular
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Protected animal species: deer, duck
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Other services: restaurant
The information has not been confirmed by the owner yet Distance from the main road: 6.8881988020122

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