British Indian Ocean Territory Marine Protected Area (Chagos) in British Indian Ocean Territory

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Reported Area

640000.0 km²

Data Provider

British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) Section, Overseas Territories Directorate, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London


Original Name British Indian Ocean Territory Marine Protected Area (Chagos)

English Designation Marine Protected Area

IUCN Management Category Not Reported

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 2010


Governance Type Not Reported

Management Authority UK British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT) Administration

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable