Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area) (World) - 2018


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* Data Description : Terrestrial protected areas are totally or partially protected areas of at least 1,000 hectares that are designated by national authorities as scientific reserves with limited public access, national parks, natural monuments, nature reserves or wildlife sanctuaries, protected landscapes, and areas managed mainly for sustainable use. Marine areas, unclassified areas, littoral (intertidal) areas, and sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.
* Data Source : Worldbank.org
* By changing the date from the drop-down menu, you can view statistics on maps since 2000.
* Countries with the highest value of "Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area)" in the World (2018) : Northern Cyprus(54,4042), Venezuela(54,1442), Slovenia(53,623), Bhutan(48,0079), Brunei(46,8721), Seychelles(42,094), Greenland(41,1536), Luxembourg(40,8727), Republic of Congo(40,738), Poland(39,6501).


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