Ecuador, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

82

0

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

85%

Polygons

15%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1
TOTAL 5

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

20.55%

coverage

53,047 km2

Land Area Protected

258,139 km2

Total Land Area

93.2453087648458%

with management effectiveness evaluation

48,203.619268 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

13.35%

coverage

144,125 km2

Marine Area Protected

1,079,901 km2

Total Marine Area

98.9026166963112%

with management effectiveness evaluation

139,390.143527 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
74 90.24
8 9.76

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
1 1.22
80 97.56
1 1.22

Regional designations

0

Categories Count