The oak from Danube park in Silistra
Species: Common Oak (Quercus robur)
Age: 105 years
Region: Silistra, Bulgaria
This oak tree is the oldest one in the oldest city park in Bulgaria – the Danube Park of Silistra. The Old Oak as it is commonly known to everyone around, was planted back in 1910. The Danube Park itself was created in 1870. In 1991 it was designated as a natural monument of national importance. The oak tree has a central place in our daily lives and it is always surrounded by many people, who take from its energy for life.
Photo: Nevyana Marinova{{photographer}}
European Tree of the Year 2016
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6th place 
Previous years and their winners

Finalists of the European Tree of the Year 2021

The oldest tree of Bátaszék
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The Thousand Year Old Lime
Czech republic
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Pear from Bošáca - Zabudišová
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3rd place 
The Oak of Bolko
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4th place 
Canicosa´s Pine-Oak
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5th place 
The oak from Danube park in Silistra
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Tamme-Lauri oak
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7th place 
The Cubbington Pear Tree
England, UK
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The Big oak of Liernu
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9th place 
The Suffragette Oak
Scotland, UK
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10th place 
Millennial Lime Tree of Heede
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Weeping blue cedar
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12th place 
The Peace Tree
Northern Ireland, UK
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13th place 
Survival at the cutting edge oak
Wales, UK
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14th place 
The Generation Tree
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15th place 
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