Valle Santa

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Valle Santa

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  • Area: 
    261 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    44°34'N 11°50'E
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Valle Santa. 14/12/76; Emilia Romagna; 261 ha; 44°33'N 011°50'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Regional Park, Wildlife Sanctuary. An artificial, freshwater impoundment at the confluence of the Sillaro and Idice Rivers. Various aquatic plants are supported and reedbeds fringe the site. There is a rich fish fauna. The area is particularly important for numerous species of nesting, passage and wintering waterbirds. The site is used for intensive fish farming, angling and general recreation. Ramsar site no. 120. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Emilia Romagna

  • National legal designation: 
    • regional park
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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