Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

2,197

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 4
TOTAL 9

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

28.94%

coverage

2,468,491.639 km2

Land Area Protected

8,529,399.243 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

1.68%

coverage

61,881.38892 km2

Marine Area Protected

3,672,584.326 km2

Total Marine Area

Warning: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory. Learn how we calculate protected area coverage statistics

IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
132 6.01
1 0.05
256 11.65
25 1.14
286 13.02
199 9.06
197 8.97
1088 49.52
13 0.59

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
546 24.85
40 1.82
891 40.56
720 32.77

Regional designations

0

Categories Count