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Yugyd Va National Park

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Description of Yugyd Va National Park

The Yugyd Va National Park (translated from Komi as “light water”) was created on April 23, 1994 by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 377. It is located in the Northern and Subpolar Urals in the south-east of the Komi Republic. The total area of the park is 1,891,701 hectares, including 21,421 hectares of water area. According to 2006, it is the largest national park in Russia. The park is located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site Virgin Komi Forests. In the south, the Yugyd Va National Park borders the Pechora-Ilychsky Reserve.

 

The purpose of the park: the protection and organization of recreational use of mountain-taiga ecosystems of the Subpolar and Northern Urals. The following main tasks are assigned to the National Park:

1) the preservation of natural systems, unique and standard natural sites and objects;
2) the preservation of historical and cultural sites;
3) environmental education of the population;
4) creating conditions for regulated tourism and recreation;
5) development and implementation of scientific methods of nature conservation and environmental education;
6) implementation of environmental monitoring;
7) restoration of disturbed natural and historical-cultural complexes and objects.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Transportation

 

 

Hotels, motels and where to sleep

 

 

Restaurant, taverns and where to eat

 

 

Cultural (and not so cultural) events

 

 

Interesting information and useful tips