Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

2,190

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 4
TOTAL 9

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

28.94%

coverage

2,468,479.0 km2

Land Area Protected

8,529,399.2 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

1.68%

coverage

61,881.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

3,672,584.3 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
132 6.03
252 11.51
25 1.14
286 13.06
199 9.09
197 9.0
1086 49.59
13 0.59

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 545 24.89
? 34 1.55
? 891 40.68
? 720 32.88

Regional designations

0

Categories Count