Cyprus, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


24 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For National designations 1
For Regional designations 2

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

38.6% coverage

3,498 km2 Land Area Protected

9,063 km2 Total Land Area

12.77% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,157.122558 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

8.62% coverage

8,472 km2 Marine Area Protected

98,280 km2 Total Marine Area

0.0% with management effectiveness evaluation

0.045238 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
11 8.59
11 8.59
6 4.69
24 18.75
2 1.56
5 3.91
68 53.13
1 0.78

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
128 100.0

International designations


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