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Natura 2000


An area established to protect populations of wild birds or natural habitats or species of particular interest to the Community.

The Natura 2000 network of areas consists of:

Special Protection Areas of Birds,
Special Areas of Conservation of Habitats (SACs),
Sites of Community Importance (SACs).

Natura 2000 area may encompass a part or the entire areas and objects under other forms of nature protection (excluding plant, animal and fungi species protection).

  • Act of 16 April 2004 on Nature Protection
    Place of publication: (Dz. U. z 2022 r. poz. 916, z późn. zm.)

High-level terms

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Rolnictwa i Środowiska