Zapadni Rodopi

555537120 WDPA ID
1333.85 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial and Inland Waters Protected Areas

Location Bulgaria


  • Original Name Zapadni Rodopi
  • English Designation Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)
  • IUCN Management Category Not Reported
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation Regional
  • Status Year 2007
  • Sublocation
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority RIEWs-Pazardzhik, Blagoevgrad, Smolyan; East-Aegean and West-Aegean River Basin Directorates;Forestry Department - Pazardzhik, Garmen, Borino, Vellingrad, Devin, Dospat, Eleshnitsa, Mesta, Mihalkovo, Pestera, Seliste, Chehlyovo;
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

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Sources (1)

  1. Natura 2000 Updated: 2022 Directorate-General for Environment (EU) via EEA

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UNEP-WCMC (2024). Protected Area Profile for Zapadni Rodopi from the World Database on Protected Areas, May 2024. Available at: