Estonia, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


37 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

94% Polygons

6% Points

Number of sources

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

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

20.36% coverage

9,247 km2 Land Area Protected

45,416 km2 Total Land Area

0% 6th National Report Coverage

7.15% with management effectiveness evaluation

3,248.98 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

18.63% coverage

6,773 km2 Marine Area Protected

36,346 km2 Total Marine Area

27% 6th National Report Coverage

3.19% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,158.22 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
29 0.2
340 2.35
1071 7.4
552 3.81
875 6.04
553 3.82
9559 66.03
1 0.01
1497 10.34

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
14454 99.84
23 0.16

International designations