Kellerwald-Edersee National Park

Kellerwald-Edersee National Park
Nearest city Bad Wildungen, Frankenau, Frankenberg, Fritzlar, Korbach, Waldeck
Coordinates 51°09′58″N 9°00′00″E / 51.166°N 9.0°E / 51.166; 9.0Coordinates: 51°09′58″N 9°00′00″E / 51.166°N 9.0°E / 51.166; 9.0
Area 57.38 km² (5738 ha) [1]
Established 1 January 2004
National park sign near Hemfurth-Edersee

The Kellerwald-Edersee National Park (German: Nationalpark Kellerwald-Edersee), CDDA-No. 318077)[2] in the North Hessian county of Waldeck-Frankenberg is a national park, 57.38 km²[1] in area, that lies south of the Edersee lake in the northern part of the low mountain range of the Kellerwald in the German state of Hesse. Since 25 June 2011 the beech forested area of the national park has been part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and the Ancient Beech Forests of Germany.

The national park administration is located in the east of the park at Bad Wildungen.



Footnotes and references

  1. 1 2 National Park Area [5,738 ha (57.38 km²)]: Verordnung über den Nationalpark Kellerwald-Edersee, dated 17 December 2003 in the edition dated 20 December 2010, see § 1  Erklärung zum Nationalpark, p. 2, (3), at (pdf; 1.3 MB)
  2. Map services of the Federal Agency for Nature Conservation
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