Brazil, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

2,203

Polygons/Points ratio

99%

Polygons

1%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 4
TOTAL 9

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

28.94%

coverage

2,468,514 km2

Land Area Protected

8,529,399 km2

Total Land Area

Area marine

26.42%

coverage

970,426 km2

Marine Area Protected

3,672,584 km2

Total Marine Area

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
132 5.99
1 0.05
257 11.67
27 1.23
286 12.98
202 9.17
197 8.94
1088 49.39
13 0.59

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
552 25.06
40 1.82
891 40.44
720 32.68

Regional designations

0

Categories Count