The Djerdap National Park

The Djerdap National Park is located on the right coast of the Danube and it stretches from The Golubac Fortress to an ancient fortress Diana, with the length of 100km. The surface area of the national park is 636 km2, which makes it the biggest national park in Serbia. As for its natural beauties and culture, it is significant on a European level.

The Djerdap National park got its name after the most beautiful and the most prominent gorge in the entire flow of the Danube. The Djerdap Gorge is one of the largest gorges in Europe. It consists of four gorges and three ravines in the following order: ''Golubacka klisura'', ''Ljupkovska kotlina'', ''Gospođin vir klisura'', ''Donjomilanovacka kotlina'', ''Veliki kazan klisura'', ''Mali kazan klisura'', ''Orsavska kotlina'' and ''Sipska klisura''. The most beautiful gorges are ''Mali kazan'' and ''Veliki kazan', where the Danube narrows at only 140m and reaches the depth of 90m, so that the bottom under the sea level of The Black Sea is about 30m.

In The Djerdap National Park there are very rare plant species. On the territory of Djerdap, in the coastal area, more than 1000 sorts of plants have been found. It is important to mention the most important of them: walnut, wild lilac, boxwood, nettle, maple, fern, etc. 

A large number and variety of animal species also represents an important characteristic of this place. Animal species which are typical for this location are deer, boar, rabbit, fox, etc. Rare animal species are bear, lynx, wolf, raccoon and skunk.  

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