Netherlands, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

518

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

Area terrestrial (Ref 1 ↓ )

11.33%

coverage

3,989.0 km2

Land Area Protected

35,205.6 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

21.49%

coverage

13,798.0 km2

Marine Area Protected

64,205.0 km2

Total Marine Area
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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
20 3.86
231 44.59
260 50.19
7 1.35

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
? 466 89.96
? 47 9.07
? 5 0.97

National designations

2

Categories Count
20
231