Nordul Gorjului de Vest

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code ROSCI0129)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 2007
  • Country: Romania
  • Administrative region: Sud-Vest Oltenia (RO41), Vest (RO42)
  • Surface area: 870 km2 (86980.50 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Continental biogeographical regions
  • It protects 32 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 24 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (32)
Species group Number
Amphibians 2
Ferns 1
Fishes 3
Flowering Plants 5
Invertebrates 8
Mammals 12
Reptiles 1

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 209.5
3230 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Myricaria germanica 145.5
3240 Alpine rivers and their ligneous vegetation with Salix elaeagnos 170.5
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 227.5
4070 Bushes with Pinus mugo and Rhododendron hirsutum (Mugo-Rhododendretum hirsuti) 57.5
6170 Alpine and subalpine calcareous grasslands 1323.5
6210 Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) 389.5
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 1181.5
6520 Mountain hay meadows 1058
7220 Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) 16.05
8120 Calcareous and calcshist screes of the montane to alpine levels (Thlaspietea rotundifolii) 456
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 760.5
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 3010.5
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 257.5
9150 Medio-European limestone beech forests of the Cephalanthero-Fagion 402.25
9170 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests 152.5
9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines 125.5
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 110
9260 Castanea sativa woods 359.75
9410 Acidophilous Picea forests of the montane to alpine levels (Vaccinio-Piceetea) 441.25
91L0 Illyrian oak-hornbeam forests (Erythronio-carpinion) 153.25
91M0 Pannonian-Balkanic turkey oak –sessile oak forests 532.5
91V0 Dacian Beech forests (Symphyto-Fagion) 577.75
91Y0 Dacian oak & hornbeam forests 522.75

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)
December 2007
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
February 2009
Date of Standard data form update November 2019

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