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Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code HUAN20001)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since May 2004
  • Country: Hungary
  • Administrative region: Észak-Magyarország (HU31)
  • Surface area: 231 km2 (23103.73 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Pannonian biogeographical region
  • It protects 55 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (55)
Species group Number
Amphibians 3
Fishes 5
Flowering Plants 9
Invertebrates 25
Mammals 13

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 0.46
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 23.1
4030 European dry heaths 26.8
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 5.2
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 0.92
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 929.33
6240 Sub-Pannonic steppic grasslands 220.3
6410 Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) 2.94
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 13.95
6440 Alluvial meadows of river valleys of the Cnidion dubii 122.02
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 122.02
6520 Mountain hay meadows 818.93
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 0.2
7230 Alkaline fens 19.7
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 693.11
8310 Caves not open to the public 0
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 1735.18
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 37.26
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 850.92
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 305.51
91G0 Pannonic woods with Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus 8773.9
91H0 Pannonian woods with Quercus pubescens 1983.28
40A0 Subcontinental peri-Pannonic scrub 3.3
6190 Rupicolous pannonic grasslands (Stipo-Festucetalia pallentis) 72.75
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 2530.54

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
May 2004
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) February 2010
Date of Standard data form update October 2012

Interactive map

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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