Denmark, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

2,421

161

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 3
TOTAL 6

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

18.1%

coverage

8,203 km2

Land Area Protected

45,314 km2

Total Land Area

36.47%

with management effectiveness evaluation

2,991.245127 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

17.85%

coverage

17,933 km2

Marine Area Protected

100,470 km2

Total Marine Area

22.86%

with management effectiveness evaluation

4,100.045971 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
6 0.25
7 0.29
9 0.37
20 0.83
300 12.39
1425 58.86
468 19.33
36 1.49
150 6.2

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
2291 94.63
96 3.97
34 1.4

Related countries & territories

Child countries & territories

Name Code