Romania Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry participated at the program generated by the Ministry of Environment for the selection of the administrators of protected areas NATURA 2000 , obtaining the management of Gorjului North West Area .
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development in the European ecological network Natura 2000 appointed as administrator of Gorj North West Area, Romania Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry-CCIRJ.
Latitude Longitude Area ( ha) Elevation (m )
N 23 ° 9 ‘ 3” 23 ° 5’ 3” 87 321 Min . Max . Med
192 1940 830
Natural protected areas included in the Natura 2000 ‘ North Western Gorjului “:
AREA: 87.321 ha
A) Community Interest :
Gorj County : Bumbeşti – Jiu ( 4%), Godinesti ( 8%), Pades ( 23%), Pestisani ( 69%),
Runcu ( 86 % ) , the scaffold ( 73 % ) , Stanesti ( 67 % ) , Tismana ( 82 % ) , Turcinesti ( 2% ) .
Hunedoara County : Uricani (3%) , Vulcan (< 1%).
B ) National Interest
Name Location Area ( ha)
|Pestera Gura Plaiului||Tismana||10|
|Cotul cu Aluni||Tismana||25|
|Rezervatia Botanica Cioclovina||Tismana||12|
|Cheile si Pestera Patrunsa||Runcu||78|
|Padurea Gornicel||Bumbesti Jiu||85|
|Cheile Gropului Sec||Runcu||1562|
Natura 2000 site – North West Gorj ROSCI0129 covers an area of 87 321 hectares in nine municipalities in Gorj county – Bumbeşti -Jiu, Godinesti , Pades , Pestisani , Runcu , Staging, Stanesti , Tismana and Turcinesti as the two localities Hunedoara : Uricani and Vulcan, east longitude 23 ˚ 5’3 “and 1’3 ˚ 45 ‘ north latitude .
Gorjului North West consists of a strip with two alignments Carpathian hills and depressions alternating with a mountain frame whose morphology is more impressive and complex ..
The site covers large area , including much of the mountains and a small part Valcan Godeanu .
It is located in the Alpine region with a great wealth of flora and fauna elements . Due to physical and geographical conditions site contains a large number of ecosystems present in all alpine and subalpine areas .
In rocky limestone chimneys grow large plants including Lilium species Trollius martagom uropaeus and on the cliffs of Mount Oslea being present edelweiss ( Leontopodium alpinum ) and dwarf willow (Salix retusa ) , with white garofita ( Dianthus spiculifolius ) and mountain bells ( Edraiathus graminifolius ) .
For more details please visit www.rezervatiagorjului.ro