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Coordinates : 42°55′54″N 22°57′42″E / 42.93167°N 22.96167°E / 42.93167; 22.96167

The DRAGOMAN MARSH is the biggest natural karst wetland in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
. It is situated only 35 km north-west from Sofia and covers a valley between the limestone hills Tri Ushi and Chepan.

The marsh is a protected sanctuary for birds. Over 200 species have been recorded in the area. Some of them have a high conservation status.

The area is often visited by nature lovers and environmentalists, who use for free the facilities built there: a watch tower and an eco-route.

It was proclaimed a Ramsar site
Ramsar site
on February 2, 2012. At 14967 ha, it is the second biggest such site in Bulgaria
Bulgaria
after Belene Islands .

SEE ALSO

* Aldomirovtsi marsh

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* v * t * e

Dragoman Municipality
Dragoman Municipality

Capital: DRAGOMAN

VILLAGES

* Berende * Berende Izvor * Chekanets * Cheparlyantsi * Chorul * Chukovezer * Dolna Nevlya * Dolno Novo Selo * Dragoil
Dragoil
* Dreatin * Gaber * Golemo Malovo * Gorno Selo * Gralska Padina * Kalotina
Kalotina
* Kambelevtsi
Kambelevtsi