Member of Mountain Biosphere
Valles de Omaña y Luna (Spain)
The Valles de Omaña y Luna Biosphere Reserve is located in the northern area of the Iberian Peninsula, at the south of the Cantabrian mountain range.
This location between the mediterranean and atlantic climatic zones has created a rich biodiversity that includes endangered species such as the cantabrian capercaillie and the brown bear.
It is noteworthy the presence of relict juniper forests.
Year of declaration: 2005
Surface: 81,000 ha
Population: 2,628 inhabitantes (in 2020)