Natural parks Bashkiria attract more tourists

  • Kandra-Kul lake
  • Kandra-Kul lake

For four years, the number of visitors to national parks of Bashkortostan — "Kandra-culture", "IremelHotel" and "Muradymovskoe Gorge" — increased by 2.2 times.

By parks RB — "Kandra-kul ',' IremelHotel" and "Muradymovskoe Gorge" — in 2012 were more than 203 thousand people. In 2011, they were visited by 171,000 people in 2010 — 140 thousand, in 2009 — 90,000, the agency "Bashinform" the press service of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Republic.

As noted in the Ministry of Environment of Belarus, Bashkortostan tops the list of regions of the Volga Federal District, the total area of protected areas (PAs). Currently PAs occupy more than seven percent of the total area of the country. In Bashkortostan, there are 232 protected areas, 227 of which — of national importance.

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