Argentina, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

384

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 2
TOTAL 6

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

8.89%

coverage

247,700.0 km2

Land Area Protected

2,785,327.7 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

4.02%

coverage

43,542.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

1,083,150.6 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
16 4.17
2 0.52
80 20.83
14 3.65
23 5.99
18 4.69
161 41.93
51 13.28
19 4.95

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 68 17.71
? 191 49.74
? 125 32.55

National designations

80

Categories Count
4
1
1
2
2
1
3
6
34
1
1
4
2
38
2
1
11
23
1
2
2
1
7
1
1
4
1
2
20
4
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
2
1
2
1
1
9
8
1
1
13
1
6
1
1
1
1
4
1
14
1
1
10
15
9
1
1
2
1
1
1
5
1
5
1
6
1
1
1
4
12
2
1
1

Regional designations

0

Categories Count