Finland, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


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

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

13.3% coverage

44,913 km2 Land Area Protected

337,726 km2 Total Land Area

14% 6th National Report Coverage

8.17% with management effectiveness evaluation

27,579.27972 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

11.99% coverage

9,526 km2 Marine Area Protected

79,468 km2 Total Marine Area

17% 6th National Report Coverage

3.77% with management effectiveness evaluation

2,995.165989 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
22 0.14
331 2.06
46 0.29
18 0.11
10621 66.19
709 4.42
2259 14.08
3 0.02
2037 12.69

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
15967 99.51
78 0.49
1 0.01

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