Matsu shima

555575216 WDPA ID
124.08 km² Reported Area

Type Marine Protected Areas

Location Japan


  • Original Name 松島
  • English Designation Prefectural Natural Park
  • IUCN Management Category V
  • Status Designated
  • Type of Designation National
  • Status Year 1902
  • Sublocation JP-04
  • Governance Type Sub-national ministry or agency
  • Management Authority Miyagi Prefecture
  • Management Plan Not Reported
  • International Criteria Not Applicable

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Sources (1)

  1. Prefectural Natural Park of Japan Updated: 2021 Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan

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UNEP-WCMC (2022). Protected Area Profile for Matsu shima from the World Database on Protected Areas, November 2022. Available at: