Vätsärin Erämaa in Finland

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WDPA ID

64504

Reported Area

1572.83 km²

Data Provider

European Environment Agency (EEA)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

RAPPAM 2004

Attributes

Original Name Vätsärin Erämaa

English Designation Wilderness Area

IUCN Management Category Ib

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1991

Sublocation

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Metsähallitus P.O.Box 94 01301 Vantaa, Finland, Tel.int. +358 205 64 100, Telefax +358 205 64 4350 FIN-01301 Vantaa Tel. +358 205 64 100

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

3 Protected Areas

  • Finland
  • Norway

Display options

Vätsärin erämaa Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)

Vätsärin Erämaa Wilderness Area

Øvre Pasvik National Park

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites

Vätsärin erämaa

in Finland

Vätsärin erämaa

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555525430

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1572.4 km2

Øvre Pasvik

in Norway

Øvre Pasvik

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

832

Year of Designation

Reported Area

119.9 km2