Democratic Republic of Congo, Africa

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Number of Protected areas

52

25 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

94% Polygons

6% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 6
TOTAL 10

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

13.83% coverage

324,290 km2 Land Area Protected

2,344,275 km2 Total Land Area

0% 0th National Report Coverage

6.77% with management effectiveness evaluation

158,805.58 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

0.24% coverage

31 km2 Marine Area Protected

13,265 km2 Total Marine Area

0% 0th National Report Coverage

0.24% with management effectiveness evaluation

31.36 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
1 1.92
1 1.92
10 19.23
11 21.15
21 40.38
8 15.38

Governance types

Regional designations

0

Categories Count