Canada, North America

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Number of Protected areas

7,642

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 7
For National designations 3
TOTAL 10

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

9.69%

coverage

964,191.0 km2

Land Area Protected

9,955,032.9 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

0.87%

coverage

49,680.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

5,698,082.7 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
494 6.46
269 3.52
1725 22.57
574 7.51
2984 39.05
142 1.86
1188 15.55
168 2.2
26 0.34
72 0.94

Governance types

National designations

95

Categories Count
3
3
16
121
3
70
131
30
1
22
52
1
2
16
5
79
4
63
191
3
8
8
1
208
3
4
72
644
1
6
64
2
1
6
2
2
31
9
16
2
210
11
130
63
1
3
55
4
1
112
3
27
1
482
8
1
9
16
27
1
123
1
39
5
2
14
120
104
1
1
4
6
2413
627
2
46
1
1
44
5
82
295
1
184
14
7
26
80
52
1
3
34
1
156
13

Regional designations

0

Categories Count