Albania, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

805

2 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

8% Polygons

92% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 4

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

17.74% coverage

5,099 km2 Land Area Protected

28,747 km2 Total Land Area

16% 5th National Report Coverage

0.89% with management effectiveness evaluation

45.148125 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

2.72% coverage

304 km2 Marine Area Protected

11,199 km2 Total Marine Area

14.09% with management effectiveness evaluation

42.88914 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2 0.25
15 1.86
748 92.92
25 3.11
5 0.62
4 0.5
4 0.5
1 0.12
1 0.12

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
56 6.96
749 93.04