Estonia, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

13,047

38 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

93% Polygons

7% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 2
TOTAL 5

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

20.28% coverage

9,211 km2 Land Area Protected

45,416 km2 Total Land Area

19% 6th National Report Coverage

35.36% with management effectiveness evaluation

3,256.848705 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

18.62% coverage

6,768 km2 Marine Area Protected

36,346 km2 Total Marine Area

27% 6th National Report Coverage

17.11% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,158.203 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
29 0.22
335 2.57
1086 8.32
530 4.06
875 6.71
553 4.24
4494 34.44
1 0.01
5144 39.43

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
9076 69.56
3971 30.44

International designations