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The Majjistral Park, set up in 2009, forms part of the largest protected area in Malta as designated by the Environmen­t & Resources Authority (ERA) in 2003 and forms part of the Natura 2000 network of protected sites within the European Union.

The Park is Malta's largest National Park, open all year round. It hosts various habitats and species unique to the Maltese Islands and has an extensive history of uses ranging from agricultur­al practices to military training. Nowadays, it is mostly aimed at public enjoyment and nature conservati­on, with significan­t efforts on rehabilita­tion of habitats.

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