Czech Republic

3885 Total Protected Areas
54 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 100%
Points 0%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

22.16% Coverage

17,268km2 Land Area Protected

77,917km2 Total Land Area


9.63% With management effectiveness evaluations

7,504km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.0% Coverage

0km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

0km2 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 Czech Republic Updated: 2015 Not Reported
  2. Common Database on Designated Areas as provided by the European Environment Agency (EEA) Updated: 2020 European Environment Agency (EEA)
  3. Natura 2000 Updated: 2020 Directorate-General for Environment (EU) via EEA


National designations

  • Nature Monument 1579
  • Nature Reserve 817
  • National Park 4
  • National Nature Reserve 111
  • Protected Landscape Area 26
  • National Nature Monument 126
  • Contract Protected Area 49

Regional designations

  • Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1112
  • Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 41

International designations

  • UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 6
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 14

Growth in protected area coverage

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

Czech Republic Protected Areas

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UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Czech Republic from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: