Białowieża Forest

2008 WDPA ID
1418.85 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Belarus, Poland


  • Original Name Fôret Bialowieza
  • English Designation World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Applicable
  • Status Inscribed
  • Type of Designation International
  • Status Year 1979
  • Sublocation BY-BR, PL-PD
  • Governance Type Not Reported
  • Management Authority Not Reported
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria (ix)(x)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • WH Outlook Report 2014


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2021 IUCN World Heritage Programme

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Białowieża Forest from the World Database of Protected Areas, November 2021. Available at: