1. Areas protected in accordance with national regulations

1.a. protected cultural monuments
1.b. protected natural areas
Republic of Macedonia has 74 protected natural areas, find covering 7, find 30% of the national territory or precisely 187.895 ha.

National parks

There are 3 national parks in Republic of Macedonia covering 4, nurse 2% of the territory or 108.895 ha.

· National Park Pelister 12.500 ha ( proclaimed 1948, as a first national park in former SFRY)
· National Park Mavrovo 73.088 ha (proclaimed 1948)
· National Park Galicica 22.750 ha (proclaimed 1958)

Monuments of nature

In the category of monuments of nature there are 32 nature sites protected with an area of 61.655 ha, or 2,4%.

· Ohrid Lake
· Prespa Lake
· Dojran Lake
· Canyon Matka
· Vrelo Cave
· Markovi kuli
· Canyon of the Gradeshnica River
· Katlanovo Landscape
· Koleshino Waterfall
· Smolari Waterfall
· Karaslari
· Prevalec
· Banjica Fortress
· Duvalo
· Vevchani Springs
· Podgorechko Lake
· Ubavica Cave
· Slatino Cave
· Peshna Cave
· Golubarnik Cave
· Mlechnik Cave
· Demir Kapija Gorge
· Konopishte
· Trabotivishte
· Bazaltni plochi
· Ostrovo
· Bogovinje Lake
· Karanikola Lake
· Monospitovo Marsh
· Orlovo Brdo
· Majdan
· Naked Man-tree forest

Special natural areas

There are 4 strict natural reserves covering 0,50% of the national territory or 12.855 ha.
· Ezerani
· Tikvesh
· Lokvi – Golemo Konjari
· Ploche Litotelmi

2. Areas protected at international level UNESCO

  • Ohrid Lake and the City of Ohrid

Data taken from: Ministry for Environment and Physical Planning

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