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Sierra Norte di Sevilla, Andalusia

The Sierra Norte di Sevilla Geopark is an area with a rich geological heritage that promotes tourism while protecting and geological heritage, and boosting sustainable economic development. It is one of the largest natural parks in Andalusia, covering 177,484 hectares and is located in the mountainous alignments of the Sierra Morena, between the geological zones of Ossa-Morena and Sudportuguese. Most rocks date back to the earliest stages of Earth’s history starting 4.5 billion years from the Precambrian and Paleozoic (540 million years), or Permian (290 million years) and Lower Triassic (258 million years), except in the South-eastern area of the Park, where there are some outcrops 20 million year-old Miocene sedimentary rocks.

 

Contact data:

Provincial Office of the Department of the Environment: Avda. de la Innovación, s/n Edificio Minister. 41071 SevillaTelephone NR.: 955 004 400 Fax: 955 004 401

Natural Park’s Management-Conservation: Ctra. Constantina-El Pedroso, Km. 1. 41450 – Constantina (Sevilla) Telephone NR.: 955 881 226Fax: 955 880 072

E-mail: pn.sierranorte.cma@juntadeandalucia.es

Website: www.juntadeandalucia.es/medioambiente/sierranortedesevillageopark

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