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Park of Delta of Po river: photo description (Parco del Delta del Po)

Park "Po Delta" is an interesting territory in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna in the North from the Po di Goro it involves the whole historical Delta of the river and the mouth of the Apennine rivers Reno, Lamone, Fiumi Uniti, Bevano, etc., as well as wetlands along the Adriatic coast and the outskirts of cities such as the Sacca di Goro, Comacchio, Ravenna, etc. In the Park there are many man-made attractions, the Abbey of Pomposa, Sant, Apolinario in the Classroom, a monumental water gate "klavika the historical centers of the cities of Mesola, Comacchio, Ravenna and Cervia.

Its total area - more than 52 thousand hectares of These lands are incredibly rich in its biological diversity, despite the fact that this is one of the most densely populated and economically developed protected areas in Italy. Here vast forests, pinewoods and flooded forests alternate with fresh and salt water. This diversity of ecosystems provides the species richness of the Park: 280 species of birds (this is one of the most important ornithological territories of Italy) and 374 species of vertebrates.

The North-Eastern part of the Park Volano-Mesola-Goro - located on the border with Veneto region and lies below sea level. Here you can see these dunes and embankments that protect land from flooding. Also interesting is the lagoon of Valli di Comacchio from the end of the 19th century there is a regular reclamation work. The lagoon formed by constant tides, when the sea floods an area of 13 thousand hectares. there is a thriving fishery and fish breeding (especially popular eel). Worth a visit and the town of Comacchio, surrounded by water at the perimeter - in the past it was accessible only by boat. And lagoon of Valli di Argenta are one of the few examples of freshwater lagoons in continental Europe. Flocking the waters of the Reno river during floods. The territory of the lagoon crossed by an extensive network of channels which help to regulate water flows.