The Lower Oder Valley International Park is a shared German-Polish nature reserve. It comprises the western banks of the Oder (Odra) river within the Uckermark district in Brandenburg as well as the eastern (Polish) banks further north. The German part of the core area is the Nationalpark Unteres Odertal (Lower Oder Valley National Park). The Polish part of the core area is the Park Krajobrazowy Dolina Dolnej Odry (Lower Odra Valley Landscape Park). The area is 165 km² (Germany 105 km², Poland 60 km²); together with adjoining nature reserves in Germany and Poland the total area is 1,172 km². By decision of the German-Polish Environmental Council in 1992 the German, Polish and Brandenburg environment ministers as well as the voivode of Szczecin created the Lower Oder Valley International Park.