Mexico, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

1,191

Polygons/Points ratio

88%

Polygons

12%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1
TOTAL 5

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

14.27%

coverage

280,533.0 km2

Land Area Protected

1,965,284.8 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

2.25%

coverage

73,951.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

3,284,659.7 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
23 1.93
1 0.08
74 6.21
4 0.34
8 0.67
400 33.59
633 53.15
48 4.03

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 573 48.11
? 143 12.01
? 142 11.92
? 2 0.17
? 1 0.08
? 330 27.71

Regional designations

0

Categories Count