Nigeria, Africa

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Number of Protected areas

1,000

Polygons/Points ratio

97%

Polygons

3%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 11
TOTAL 13

Protected areas coverage

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

13.93%

coverage

127,359.0 km2

Land Area Protected

914,306.1 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

0.02%

coverage

31.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

182,868.2 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
5 0.5
8 0.8
14 1.4
972 97.2
1 0.1

Governance types

National designations

Regional designations

0

Categories Count

International designations