Kuwait, West Asia

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Number of Protected areas

39

1

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

97%

Polygons

3%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 1
For National designations 1
TOTAL 2

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

17.5%

coverage

3,048 km2

Land Area Protected

17,418 km2

Total Land Area

10.66%

with management effectiveness evaluation

325.01945 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

1.48%

coverage

176 km2

Marine Area Protected

11,896 km2

Total Marine Area

0.46%

with management effectiveness evaluation

0.803143158 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
1 2.56
9 23.08
11 28.21
18 46.15

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
2 5.13
28 71.79
3 7.69
6 15.38

National designations

3

Categories Count
21
16
1

Regional designations

0

Categories Count

International designations