Netherlands, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

447

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 2
TOTAL 6

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

11.24%

coverage

3,956.524759 km2

Land Area Protected

35,205.61182 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

26.67%

coverage

17,124.04005 km2

Marine Area Protected

64,204.97933 km2

Total Marine Area

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
20 4.47
160 35.79
260 58.17
7 1.57

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
395 88.37
47 10.51
5 1.12

Related countries & territories

Child countries & territories

Name Code

National designations

2

Categories Count
20
160