Spain, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

4,039

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 10
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 3
TOTAL 14

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

28.04%

coverage

142,141.29 km2

Land Area Protected

507,013.4 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

8.37%

coverage

84,218.63 km2

Marine Area Protected

1,005,717.3 km2

Total Marine Area

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
13 0.32
61 1.51
97 2.4
271 6.71
180 4.46
316 7.82
46 1.14
2187 54.15
60 1.49
808 20.0

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
3906 96.71
119 2.95
14 0.35