Roztochya Biosphere Reserve

Roztochya Biosphere Reserve
Map showing the location of Roztochya Biosphere Reserve
Nearest city Lviv, Ukraine
Coordinates 50°1′0″N 23°37′0″E / 50.01667°N 23.61667°E / 50.01667; 23.61667Coordinates: 50°1′0″N 23°37′0″E / 50.01667°N 23.61667°E / 50.01667; 23.61667
Area 30,000 hectares (120 sq mi)
Established 2011

The Roztochya Biosphere Reserve (Ukrainian: Розточчя, Roztochia or Roztochya) (established 2011) is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Ukraine. Roztochya, Ukraine, has a total size of 74,800 hectares (289 sq mi) with its main economic activities including agriculture, stock-breeding and fish farming. The site is located on the north-western edge of the Podillya Upland, 20 kilometres (12 mi) from the city of Lviv, with an area of 30,000 hectares (120 sq mi). The site attracts visitors to its sanatoria and there are plans for developing business and tourism. There is on-going and planned cooperation with Poland in the Roztochya region.


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