City / Municipality:
Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj)Tourist location:
Zemplín - Upper Zemplín (Horný Zemplín)Mountains:
Bukovec Mountains (Bukovské vrchy)World Heritage:
UNESCO Natural Heritage
Stužica National Wildlife, original carpathian forest lies in a deep valley around Stužicka River on the border of Slovakia, Poland and Ukraine in Bukovec Mountains (Bukovské vrchy) - in the Poloniny National Park near the easternmost Slovak village Nova Sedlica.
The area was declared UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 together with other forests in the territory of Slovakia and Ukraine. In 2011, the list of territories was extended by five old German forests and was listed under the name Carpathian primaeval beech forests and old beech forests of Germany. In 2017, the list was extended ...