Finland, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

15,075

161 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 2
For Regional designations 2
TOTAL 7

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

13.26% coverage

44,786 km2 Land Area Protected

337,726 km2 Total Land Area

61.57% with management effectiveness evaluation

27,574.25829 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

12.11% coverage

9,623 km2 Marine Area Protected

79,468 km2 Total Marine Area

31.3% with management effectiveness evaluation

3,011.529858 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
22 0.15
321 2.13
46 0.31
17 0.11
9448 62.67
702 4.66
2258 14.98
3 0.02
2258 14.98

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
14997 99.48
77 0.51
1 0.01

Related countries & territories

Child countries & territories

Name Code