Saline di Cervia

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Saline di Cervia

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  • Area: 
    785 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    44°15'N 12°20'E
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Saline di Cervia. 04/09/81; Emilia Romagna; 785 ha; 44°15'N 012°20'E. Special Protection Area EC Directive; State Natural Reserve, Provincial Wildlife Sanctuary. An extensive complex of salt pans, dissected by a network of channels and embankments linked to the sea by an artificial canal. Vegetation includes submerged aquatic flora and salt-tolerant plants. The area is important for nesting waterbirds and staging migratory birds. The principal land use is salt production; other human activities include hunting. Ramsar site no. 228. Most recent RIS information: 1998.

Administrative region: 
Emilia Romagna

  • National legal designation: 
    • regional park
    • state natural reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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