Calakmul in Mexico

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

WDPA ID

306780

Reported Area

4749.25 km²

Data Provider

Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP)

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

No information available

Attributes

Original Name Calakmul - Zona de Amortiguamiento

English Designation Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Management Category VI

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1989

Sublocation MX-CAM

Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority National Commission of Natural Protected Areas

Management Plan View Management Plan

International Criteria Not Applicable

Site network

  • Transboundary sites
  • Transboundary sites

2 Countries involved

8 Protected Areas

  • Guatemala
  • Mexico

3 Countries involved

19 Protected Areas

  • Belize
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico

Display options

Naachtún - Dos Lagunas Protected Biotope

Maya UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Mirador - Río Azul National Park

Calakmul Biosphere Reserve

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

Región de Calakmul UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Cañón del Usumacinta Flora and Fauna Protection Area

Sierra del Lacandón National Park

Display options

Vaca Forest Reserve

Chiquibul National Park

Maya UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Montañas Mayas Chiquibul Biosphere Reserve

Parque Nacional Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance

Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area Private Reserve

Mirador - Río Azul National Park

Aguas Turbias National Park

Caracol Archaeological Reserve

Columbia River Forest Reserve

El Pilar Archaeological Reserve

Xunantunich Archaeological Reserve

Sierra del Lacandón National Park

Calakmul Biosphere Reserve

Balam-Ku Ecological Conservation

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche World Heritage Site (natural or mixed)

Región de Calakmul UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

Chan-Kin Flora and Fauna Protection Area

Yaxchilán Natural Monument

The designations employed and the presentation of material on this map do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the part of the Secretariat of the United Nations concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or area or of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or boundaries.

Site network breakdown

  • Transboundary sites
  • Transboundary sites

Naachtún - Dos Lagunas

in Guatemala

Naachtún - Dos Lagunas

English Designation

Protected Biotope

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

102817

Year of Designation

Reported Area

304.2 km2

Maya

in Guatemala

Maya

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

26621

Year of Designation

Reported Area

12786.9 km2

Mirador - Río Azul

in Guatemala

Mirador - Río Azul

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

30604

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1191.6 km2

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche

in Mexico

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

555577560

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3314.0 km2

Región de Calakmul

in Mexico

Región de Calakmul

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

61401

Year of Designation

Reported Area

13717.7 km2

Cañón del Usumacinta

in Mexico

Cañón del Usumacinta

English Designation

Flora and Fauna Protection Area

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

107569

Year of Designation

Reported Area

461.3 km2

Sierra del Lacandón

in Guatemala

Sierra del Lacandón

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

30605

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2016.1 km2

Vaca

in Belize

Vaca

English Designation

Forest Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

116297

Year of Designation

Reported Area

144.5 km2

Chiquibul

in Belize

Chiquibul

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

20230

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1157.1 km2

Maya

in Guatemala

Maya

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

26621

Year of Designation

Reported Area

12786.9 km2

Montañas Mayas Chiquibul

in Guatemala

Montañas Mayas Chiquibul

English Designation

Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

30614

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1444.4 km2

Parque Nacional Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo

in Guatemala

Parque Nacional Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

902858

Year of Designation

Reported Area

371.6 km2

Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area

in Belize

Rio Bravo Conservation & Management Area

English Designation

Private Reserve

IUCN Category

IV

WDPA ID

20224

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1049.0 km2

Mirador - Río Azul

in Guatemala

Mirador - Río Azul

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

30604

Year of Designation

Reported Area

1191.6 km2

Aguas Turbias

in Belize

Aguas Turbias

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

II

WDPA ID

61957

Year of Designation

Reported Area

36.2 km2

Caracol

in Belize

Caracol

English Designation

Archaeological Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

20229

Year of Designation

Reported Area

101.2 km2

Columbia River

in Belize

Columbia River

English Designation

Forest Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

3314

Year of Designation

Reported Area

600.4 km2

El Pilar

in Belize

El Pilar

English Designation

Archaeological Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

301910

Year of Designation

Reported Area

8.1 km2

Xunantunich

in Belize

Xunantunich

English Designation

Archaeological Reserve

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

30602

Year of Designation

Reported Area

0.2 km2

Sierra del Lacandón

in Guatemala

Sierra del Lacandón

English Designation

National Park

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

30605

Year of Designation

Reported Area

2016.1 km2

Balam-Ku

in Mexico

Balam-Ku

English Designation

Ecological Conservation

IUCN Category

Not Reported

WDPA ID

354053

Year of Designation

Reported Area

4088.7 km2

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche

in Mexico

Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

555577560

Year of Designation

Reported Area

3314.0 km2

Región de Calakmul

in Mexico

Región de Calakmul

English Designation

UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve

IUCN Category

Not Applicable

WDPA ID

61401

Year of Designation

Reported Area

13717.7 km2

Chan-Kin

in Mexico

Chan-Kin

English Designation

Flora and Fauna Protection Area

IUCN Category

VI

WDPA ID

67669

Year of Designation

Reported Area

121.8 km2

Yaxchilán

in Mexico

Yaxchilán

English Designation

Natural Monument

IUCN Category

III

WDPA ID

67672

Year of Designation

Reported Area

26.2 km2