Algeria, Africa

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Number of Protected areas

78

8

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

17%

Polygons

83%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 6
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 8

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

7.5%

coverage

174,219 km2

Land Area Protected

2,324,459 km2

Total Land Area

82.83%

with management effectiveness evaluation

144,306.4858 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

0.09%

coverage

110 km2

Marine Area Protected

128,993 km2

Total Marine Area

0.0%

with management effectiveness evaluation

0.0 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
5 6.41
11 14.1
53 67.95
7 8.97
2 2.56

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
18 23.08
60 76.92

National designations