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Berchtesgaden National Park in Germany

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ImageBerchtesgaden National Park is Germany's high-altitude national park in the Alps, covering an area of more than 200 square kilometers. The park is part of the Berchtesgaden Biosphere Reserve and was officially recognized by UNESCO in 1990.

Berchtesgaden Park is located in the German communes of Ramsau-Berchtesgaden and Schonau am Konigssee, and in the east, south and south - the west side is bordered by Austrian lands. The park is home to the cold mountain lake Funtensee, in the area of which the lowest temperature in winter in Germany was recorded. The park is located at an altitude of 600 to 2700 meters above sea level.

The park is rich in the finest representatives of the fauna: European roe deer, red deer, chamois, alpine ibex and others. Alpine marmot, white hare and snow vole can also be found here. The world of birds is also diverse: among hundreds of species, the most common are the golden eagle, the little owl, the uplifted owl, the hazel grouse, the black grouse, the wood grouse, the nutcracker, the red-winged wall climber, the alpine jackdaw and others. The territory of the park is inhabited by 16 species of amphibians and reptiles and 15 species of fish. Among them are representatives of endangered species: viper, copperhead, fire and alpine salamanders, yellow-bellied toad, gray-spotted python, lake trout and Arctic char.

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