Sian Ka'an

1850 WDPA ID
334.19 km² Reported Area

Type Terrestrial Protected Areas

Location Mexico


  • Original Name Sian Ka'an - Zona Núcleo
  • English Designation Biosphere Reserve
  • IUCN Management Category Ia
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2000
  • Sublocation MX-ROO
  • Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority National Commission of Natural Protected Areas
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • RAPPAM 2005
  • How is your MPA doing? 2016
  • i-efectiveness 2018


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Base de Datos Geográfica de Áreas Naturales Protegidas Federales, Sitios Ramsar, UNESCO-MAB, Patrimonio Mundial de México Updated: 2020 Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP)

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UNEP-WCMC (2021). Protected Area Profile for Sian Ka'an from the World Database of Protected Areas, August 2021. Available at: