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Pshav-Khevsureti National Park

Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Map showing the location of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Map showing the location of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Map showing the location of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Map showing the location of Pshav-Khevsureti National Park
Location Georgia
Coordinates42°40′N 45°10′E / 42.66°N 45.16°E / 42.66; 45.16
Area1,400.44 km2 (540.71 sq mi)[1]
Established2014
Governing bodyAgency of Protected Areas
WebsiteNational Park Info

Pshav-Khevsureti National Park (Georgian: ფშავ-ხევსურეთის ეროვნული პარკი) is in Dusheti Municipality, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region of Georgia.[1] Park has been established by direct involvement of World Wide Fund for Nature.[2] [3]

Fauna

Pshav-Khevsureti National Park will help conservation of the leopard (Panthera pardus) in the Caucasus,[4] as well as the Bezoar goat (Capra aegagrus aegagrus), endemic East Caucasian tur (Capra caucasica cylindricornis), brown bear, European lynx, Caucasian red deer, chamois.

Tourist infrastructure

Pshav-Khevsureti National Park can be reached using Tbilisi-Zhinvali-Barisakho-Shatili route[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Pshav-Khevsureti in Georgia Protected Planet
  2. ^ Pshav-Khevsureti Protected Areas established in Georgia
  3. ^ Pshav-Khevsureti Support Programme for Protected Areas in the Caucasus - Georgia (SPPA-Georgia).
  4. ^ Y.Yarovenko, N.Zazanashvili Recent hard evidence for the occurrence of the Leopard, Panthera pardus (Mammalia: Felidae), in the Eastern Greater Caucasus Zoology in the Middle East Volume 62, Issue 1, 2016, Pages 88-90 https://doi.org/10.1080/09397140.2016.1144303
  5. ^ Pshav-Khevsureti National Park National Parks of Georgia
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