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Central Balkan National Park is of conservation significance to Bulgaria, because it is:



·           A natural complex of six characteristic vegetation zones: deciduous, mixed deciduous, mixed deciduous and coniferous, fragmented coniferous, sub-alpine and fragmented alpine;

·           A breeding ground for 15 species of vertebrates of a national conservation status, and nationally significant populations of 56 vertebrate species  (in addition to those of world and European conservation significance);

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·           One of three protected areas of the highest degree of naturalness (over 70% of the territory of Central Balkan is occupied by natural ecosystems);

·           The most significant location of Ural owl and rock partridge;

·           The largest yew concentration in Bulgaria;

·           Home to the largest number of different types of habitats among all three National Parks;

·           A gene pool of exceptional conservation significance, representing 70% of all invertebrate species existing in Bulgaria, 54% of all terrestrial vertebrates breeding in the country, over 50% of the terrestrial flora species, as well as 54 types of habitats of different rank;

·           A territory comprising peat communities with a large number of endemic taxa.
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