Bulgaria, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

1,392

23

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 6

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

34.7%

coverage

38,473 km2

Land Area Protected

110,863 km2

Total Land Area

12.24%

with management effectiveness evaluation

4,710.427006 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

8.1%

coverage

2,850 km2

Marine Area Protected

35,172 km2

Total Marine Area

0.29%

with management effectiveness evaluation

8.252787894 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
55 3.95
3 0.22
350 25.14
35 2.51
11 0.79
562 40.37
363 26.08
13 0.93

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
1368 98.28
24 1.72

National designations