(by Gianluigi Bacchetta)
Sulcis Park, measuring 68,868 hectares (about 172,170 acres), is the largest among the future Regional Parks singled out by the Provincial Law n.31 of the 7th June 1989. The Park Organization has not being constituted yet, but a big share of the territory is protected and is the property of W.W.F. and Sardinian Demesne Forests Organization.
It's located in the south-west of Sardinia, in a geographical area
Belong to the Park 4 Mountain Communities (n. 19-22-23-24) and 15 communes:
The Park's area is represented in the maps of I.G.M.I. (25th series, 1st ed. 1992) scale 1:25,000 of: Assemini (556, II), Siliqua (556, III), Narcao (565,IV), Capoterra (565, I), Santadi (565, III), Villa San Pietro (565, II), Teulada (573, IV) and Domus de Maria (573, I).
The main means of access are the provincial road n.12 for Santadi, that pass through the massiff and the communal road that goes from Domus de Maria to the Forester's Barrack of Is Cannoneris. Both roads are only partially asphalted but easily negotiated.
Translated by Antonio Scalas and Jenny Setchell
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