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Ugra National Park

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Description of Ugra National Park

The Ugra National Park is located in the Kaluga region, in the valleys of the Ugra, Zhizdra, Vyssa and Oka rivers. The Ugra National Park was established in 1997 by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 148 of February 10, 1997. Since 2002, it has been a UNESCO biosphere reserve. The national park is located in the six administrative districts of the Kaluga region: Yukhnovsky, Iznoskovsky, Dzerzhinsky, Peremyshlsky, Babyninsky and Kozelsky. The total area of ​​the park is 98 623 ha (of which 43 432 ha are forest land, 1,326 ha are owned by the water fund, 53 375 ha are land without withdrawal).

The Ugra National Park consists of three sections - Ugorsky (64,184 hectares), Vorotynsky (3,171 hectares) and Zhizdrinsky (31,268 hectares), and three separate clusters. The protection zone around the park is 46,109 hectares. The territory of the park has long been a tourist area, the water routes along the Ugra, Zhizdre and Oka are very popular.

 

During the Great Patriotic War, the Ugra River became the site of the battles of the Soviet and German troops. German troops carried out the offensive from the flat coast, and the Soviet troops carried out the defense from the steep bank.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips