Isla del Coco

2018.48 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Costa Rica


  • Original Name Isla del Coco
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1978
  • Sublocation CR-P
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • SINAC 2016, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017
  • METT 2011


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Wildlife Protected Areas, Costa Rica Updated: 2020 Sistema Nacional de Areas de Conservacion (SINAC), Costa Rica

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Isla del Coco from the World Database of Protected Areas, December 2021. Available at: