Spain, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

4,035

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

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

28.02%

coverage

142,071.0 km2

Land Area Protected

507,013.4 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

8.73%

coverage

87,798.0 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 6.72
180 4.46
316 7.83
46 1.14
2185 54.15
58 1.44
808 20.02

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 3903 96.73
? 118 2.92
? 14 0.35