Balkan mixed forests

WWF Abstract

This mainly mountainous ecoregion was formed 100 million to 50 million years ago. During the glacial periods of the Pleistocene Epoch, the Balkan Mountains served as islands in a sea of ice for animals and plants of this ecoregion.
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Ecozone:Palearctic
Biome:Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Countries:Turkey, Greece, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia
Area:55,424,000 acres (22,429,297 hectares)
Species:All  Endangered  Invasive
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Land Use:View Land Use Data
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER