Cabo Polonio

478062 WDPA ID
258.2 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Uruguay


  • Original Name Cabo Polonio
  • English Designation National Park
  • IUCN Management Category II
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 2009
  • Sublocation UY-RO
  • Governance Type Collaborative governance
  • Management Authority Intendencia de Rocha y MVOTMA
  • Management Plan View Management Plan
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

Management Effectiveness Evaluations

  • METT 2005, 2009


No information available

Sources (1)

  1. Protected Areas of Uruguay Updated: 2021 Sistema Nacional de Areas Protegidas (SNAP), Ministerio de Vivienda y Ordenamiento Territorial y Medio Ambiente

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UNEP-WCMC (2023). Protected Area Profile for Cabo Polonio from the World Database on Protected Areas, October 2023. Available at: