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Protected areas, national parks - Västerbotten

The purpose of a national park is to 'preserve a larger contiguous area of a certain landscape type in its natural state or in substantially unchanged condition' (from the Environmental Code). The state owns all land in a national park. The national parks are to be representative landscape types that are preserved in their natural state, but they must also be scenic or unique environments that can provide strong natural experiences. Sweden has 29 national parks.

This data set is based on data obtained from the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (Naturvårdsverket), no processing has been done, we have filtered the data so that only national parks in Västerbotten county are visible.

Descriptions for the different columns may be missing if there was none linked to the data set when we imported it.

If you have questions about the national parks contact the Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Naturvårdsverket.

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