Denmark, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


157 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 3

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

17.23% coverage

7,809 km2 Land Area Protected

45,314 km2 Total Land Area

6.51% with management effectiveness evaluation

2,949.070578 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

17.92% coverage

18,004 km2 Marine Area Protected

100,470 km2 Total Marine Area

18% 5th National Report Coverage

4.07% with management effectiveness evaluation

4,093.084992 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
521 47.45
1 0.09
2 0.18
100 9.11
5 0.46
339 30.87
16 1.46
111 10.11
3 0.27

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
968 88.16
34 3.1
96 8.74

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