Białowieża Forest in Belarus and Poland

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.

WDPA ID

2008

Reported Area

1418.85 km²

Data Provider

IUCN World Heritage Programme

Attributes

Original Name Fôret Bialowieza

English Designation World Heritage Site

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)

Site network

  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

17 Protected Areas

  • Poland
  • Belarus

Display options

Puszcza Białowieska Protected Landscape Area

Sitki Nature Reserve

Starzyna Nature Reserve

Berezowo Nature Reserve

Olszanka Myśliszcze Nature Reserve

Podcerkwa Nature Reserve

Przewłoka Nature Reserve

Siemianówka Nature Reserve

Belowezskaya Pushcha National Park

Białowieża Forest World Heritage Site

Dolina Narwi Protected Landscape Area

Lasy Naturalne Puszczy Białowieskiej Nature Reserve

Puszcza Białowieska Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)

Puszcza Bialowieska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)

Białowieski Park Narodowy National Park

Ostoja Knyszynska Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)

Puszcza Knyszyńska Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)

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

Puszcza Białowieska

in Poland

Puszcza Białowieska

English Designation

Protected Landscape Area

IUCN Category

Not Assigned

WDPA ID

114979

Year of Designation

Reported Area

766.0 km2

Sitki

in Poland

Sitki

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

124110

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.4 km2

Starzyna

in Poland

Starzyna

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

145184

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3.7 km2

Berezowo

in Poland

Berezowo

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Assigned

WDPA ID

177272

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1.2 km2

Olszanka Myśliszcze

in Poland

Olszanka Myśliszcze

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

177500

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2.8 km2

Podcerkwa

in Poland

Podcerkwa

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

177520

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2.3 km2

Przewłoka

in Poland

Przewłoka

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

177538

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.8 km2

Siemianówka

in Poland

Siemianówka

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

177558

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2.3 km2

Belowezskaya Pushcha

in Belarus

Belowezskaya Pushcha

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

1985

Year of Designation

Reported Area

876.1 km2

Dolina Narwi

in Poland

Dolina Narwi

English Designation

Protected Landscape Area

IUCN Category

Not Assigned

WDPA ID

31598

Year of Designation

Reported Area

431.5 km2

Lasy Naturalne Puszczy Białowieskiej

in Poland

Lasy Naturalne Puszczy Białowieskiej

English Designation

Nature Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

396214

Year of Designation

Reported Area

86.0 km2

Puszcza Białowieska

in Poland

Puszcza Białowieska

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555540867

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.0 km2

Puszcza Bialowieska

in Poland

Puszcza Bialowieska

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555580759

Year of Designation

Reported Area

631.5 km2

Białowieski Park Narodowy

in Poland

Białowieski Park Narodowy

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

854

Year of Designation

Reported Area

105.3 km2

Ostoja Knyszynska

in Poland

Ostoja Knyszynska

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555530751

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1360.8 km2

Puszcza Knyszyńska

in Poland

Puszcza Knyszyńska

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

555540797

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.0 km2