Côte D'Ivoire

255 Total Protected Areas
9 With management effectiveness evaluations
Terrestrial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Other effective area-based conservation measures
0 Total Other effective area-based conservation measures
Polygons/Points ratio
Polygons 95%
Points 5%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

22.96% Coverage

74,419km2 Land Area Protected

324,108km2 Total Land Area


5.61% With management effectiveness evaluations

18,195km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.07% Coverage

127km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

174,842km2 Marine Area Protected


0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Disclaimer: 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.

IUCN Management Categories

Governance types

Sources (3)

  1. Protected Areas of Cote d'Ivoire Updated: 2020 Office Ivoirien des Parcs et Reserves
  2. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2020 IUCN World Heritage Programme
  3. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties


National designations

  • National Park 8
  • Integral nature reserve 1
  • Natural Reserve 2
  • Scientific Reserve 1
  • Partial Faunal Reserve 1
  • Classified Forest 226
  • Botanical Reserve 3
  • Partial Natural Reserve 1
  • Voluntary Nature Reserve 1

Regional designations


International designations

  • UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 2
  • World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 3
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6

Growth in protected area coverage

The graph excludes status years with no information reported (STAT_YR = 0).

Côte D'Ivoire Protected Areas

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UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Côte D'Ivoire from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net