Kellerwald-Edersee National Park
Laustraße 8, 34537 Bad Wildungen, Germany
About Kellerwald-Edersee National Park
This Park in the North Hessian with 57.38 km² area laying south of the Edersee lake in Hesse. Since June 25, 2011, the beech forest area here is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Situated in west-central Germany, The state of Hesse is bordered by six German states. Most of the population of Hesse lives in the southern part, in the Rhine-Main Area. The countryside is hilly and has numerous mountain ranges. Hesse is the greenest state in Germany, as forest covers 42% of the state.