Vesuvius National Park
Vesuvius National Park (Italian: Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio) is an Italian national park centered on the active volcano Vesuvius, southeast from Naples. The park was founded on June 5, 1995, and covers an area of around 135 square kilometers all located within the Province of Naples.
|Parco Nazionale del Vesuvio|
|Nearest city||Torre del Greco|
|Area||72.59 km2 (28.03 sq mi)|
|Established||June 5, 1995|
|Governing body||Ministero dell'Ambiente|
It is centered on the active volcano and its most ancient (now inactive) crater, Monte Somma. It houses 612 vegetable species and 227 wildlife ones.