Protected landscape areas (PLA)

Protected landscape area (PLA) – a larger area, usually more than 1,000 ha, with fragmented ecosystems which are significant for conservation of biological diversity and ecological stability, with characteristic landscape features or with specific forms of historical settlements. In the territory of a PLA the 2nd level of protection is valid unless determined otherwise.

Protected Landscape Areas (PLA) in Slovakia - list, area, region, district

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The boundaries of areas on map are informative
Nr. NameCodeArea ha
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Buffer (protective) zone ha
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Region - District
1.White Carpathians (Biele Karpaty)PLA44 568,0000-Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - Ilava, Myjava, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Púchov, Trenčín, Region Trnava (Trnavský kraj) - Skalica
2.Cerová vrchovinaPLA16 771,2273-Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - Lučenec, Rimavská Sobota
3.Dunajské luhyPLA12 284,4609-Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj) - Bratislava II, Bratislava V, Senec, Region Nitra (Nitriansky kraj) - Komárno, Region Trnava (Trnavský kraj) - Dunajská Streda
4.Horná OravaPLA58 738,0000-Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - Námestovo
5.KysucePLA65 462,0000-Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - Bytča, Čadca, Dolný Kubín, Žilina, Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - Považská Bystrica, Púchov
6.LatoricaPLA23 198,4602-Region Košice (Košický kraj) - Michalovce, Trebišov
7.Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty)PLA64 610,1202-Region Trnava (Trnavský kraj) - Trnava, Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj) - Bratislava II, Bratislava IV, Malacky, Pezinok
8.PoľanaPLA20 360,4804-Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - Banská Bystrica, Brezno, Detva, Zvolen
9.PonitriePLA37 665,4100-Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - Žarnovica, Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - Partizánske, Prievidza, Region Nitra (Nitriansky kraj) - Nitra, Topoľčany, Zlaté Moravce
10.Strážovské vrchyPLA30 979,0000-Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - Ilava, Považská Bystrica, Prievidza, Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - Bytča, Žilina
11.Štiavnické vrchyPLA77 630,0000-Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - Banská Štiavnica, Krupina, Žarnovica, Žiar nad Hronom, Zvolen, Region Nitra (Nitriansky kraj) - Levice
12.Vihorlatský primaeval forest (Vihorlat)PLA17 485,2428-Region Košice (Košický kraj) - Michalovce, Sobrance, Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj) - Humenné, Snina
13.East Carpathians (Východné Karpaty)PLA25 307,1072-Region Prešov (Prešovský kraj) - Medzilaborce, Snina, Stropkov, Svidník
14.ZáhoriePLA27 522,0000-Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj) - Bratislava IV, Malacky
Total: (14) 522 581,5090
BZ - Buffer (protective) zone More details
PLA - Protected Landscape Area
(*) State: 31.12.2019
Percentage of the area of the Slovak Republic:
Area ha (without buffer (protective) zone): (522 581,5090 ha): 10,6573 % from area of Slovak republic
Buffer (protective) zone ha: (0,0000 ha): 0,0000 % from area of Slovak republic
Total (Area ha + Buffer (protective) zone ha): (522 581,5090 ha): 10,6573 % from area of Slovak republic
Area of the Slovak Republic: 49 035 km2 (4 903 500 ha)