Argentina, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

452

62

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

84%

Polygons

16%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 1
For National designations 1
TOTAL 2

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

8.45%

coverage

235,366 km2

Land Area Protected

2,785,328 km2

Total Land Area

27.22%

with management effectiveness evaluation

64,067.96617 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

3.81%

coverage

41,250 km2

Marine Area Protected

1,083,151 km2

Total Marine Area

5.88%

with management effectiveness evaluation

2,419.27756 km2

Area Assessed

Warning: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory. Learn how we calculate protected area coverage statistics

IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
15 3.32
2 0.44
83 18.36
14 3.1
23 5.09
18 3.98
177 39.16
101 22.35
19 4.2

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
72 15.93
259 57.3
121 26.77

National designations

95

Categories Count
13
24
35
13
1
16
2
5
2
14
2
21
1
4
45
10
1
1
2
2
1
1
1
1
19
1
1
7
9
1
1
3
2
1
1
13
1
1
2
20
1
2
7
1
12
2
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
1
1
1
1
4
1
2
2
4
4
6
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
9
2
3
1
1
1
1
5
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1

Regional designations

0

Categories Count