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Menorca (Spain)

Menorca (Spain)

Menorca Located at the eastern end of the Balearic Islands, Menorca is home to extensive environmental and landscape diversity. This includes many of the main Mediterranean habitats found in its ravines, caves, chasms, wetlands, dune systems, islets, small hills and wide open areas of a rural nature. This rural landscape, quite well conserved, is dominated by a mosaic of agroforestry and an extensive network of dry-stone walls. Its archaeological and historical heritage is exceptional with over 1,500 archaeological sites. The biosphere reserve encompasses the entirety of the land surface area and a marine area belonging the natural park of S'Albufera des Grau.

Declaration Date: 1993

Country: España

Surface Area: 46417 ha

Resident population: 95.000 inhabitants

Contact: Irene Estaún    wnibr.menorca@cime.es

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