Calanques National Park

Calanques National Park
Parc national des Calanques
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Calanques National Park
Location France
Nearest city Marseille
Coordinates 43°13′N 5°28′E / 43.217°N 5.467°E / 43.217; 5.467Coordinates: 43°13′N 5°28′E / 43.217°N 5.467°E / 43.217; 5.467
Area 520 km2 (201 sq mi)
Established 2012

Calanques National Park is a national park located in southern France, established in 2012. It extends over 520 km2 (201 sq mi), of which 85 km2 (33 sq mi) is land, while the remaining is marine area.[1] It includes parts of the Massif des Calanques stretching between Marseille and Cassis.[2]


  1. Parc national des Calanques: "Carte d'identité", retrieved 12 July 2013
  2. Parc national des Calanques: "Massif des Calanques", retrieved 12 July 2013

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