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Number of Countries

5

Number of Protected areas

34

3

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

94%

Polygons

6%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 5
TOTAL 9

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

85.59%

coverage

898,713 km2

Land Area Protected

2,166,285 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

33.92%

coverage

2,933,657 km2

Marine Area Protected

6,844,122 km2

Total Marine Area

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2 5.0
7 20.0
1 2.0
3 8.0
1 2.0
1 2.0
2 5.0
14 41.0
3 8.0

Regional designations

0

Categories Count