India, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

672

Polygons/Points ratio

54%

Polygons

46%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 6
For National designations 15
TOTAL 21

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

5.97%

coverage

182,647.0 km2

Land Area Protected

3,061,193.5 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

0.17%

coverage

3,928.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

2,301,226.5 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
1 0.15
93 13.84
449 66.82
3 0.45
111 16.52
15 2.23

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 105 15.63
? 148 22.02
? 419 62.35

Regional designations

0

Categories Count