Established in 1960, Dajti Mountain National Park proudly holds the distinction of being Albania’s first national park. This natural gem is nestled near the capital city and is a treasure trove of biodiversity and cultural heritage.
🏞️ A Jewel in the EMERALD Network 🏞️
Dajti Mountain is not just a park; it’s an integral part of the prestigious EMERALD network, signifying its status as a critical and rich ecosystem deserving of protection.
🌼 Flora Delight 🌼
Dajti Mountain boasts an impressive 991 vascular plant species, with four of them being endemic to this remarkable region. It’s a paradise for botany enthusiasts!
🦌 Wildlife Wonderland 🦌
The park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including 44 species of mammals, 143 species of birds, 25 species of reptiles, 12 species of amphibians, and a staggering 426 species of insects. Nature lovers, birdwatchers, and animal enthusiasts will find plenty to explore here.
🏰 Natural Monuments and Cultural Treasures 🏰
But Dajti Mountain National Park is more than just its natural beauty. It also holds a rich tapestry of cultural, religious, and historical attractions, waiting to be explored.
🌟 A Natural Treasure Worth Protecting 🌟
Dajti Mountain National Park is not just an ecological wonder; it’s a piece of Albania’s heart and soul that deserves preservation and promotion.
🎥 Watch the Video 🎥
For an in-depth look at this breathtaking park and the efforts to protect it, watch the video below. Produced as part of the #GreenAL project, financed by the #Swedish International Cooperation and Development Agency (#SIDA) and implemented by @Coplan – Institute for Habitat Development in collaboration with @CISP Sviluppo dei Popoli, @VIS Albania, and @COSV- Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo.
🌐 For More Information 🌐Join us in preserving and celebrating this natural treasure near the heart of Albania’s capital city!
The activities are part of the “NGOs for Biodiversity Conservation” project, supported by #GreenAL. Funding for this project comes from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), with contributions from the Swedish Government. The project is implemented by Co-PLAN Institute for Habitat Development, in collaboration with CISP Sviluppo dei Popoli, VIS Albania, and COSV – Cooperazione per lo Sviluppo.