Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians in National Park Poloniny in Bukovec Mountains (Bukovské vrchy) and Vihorlat Protected Landscape Area in Vihorlat Mountains (Vihorlatské vrchy)
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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 to other locations in selected European countries under the name Old beech forests and primaeval beech forests of the Carpathians and other regions of Europe.