Guinea-Bissau, Africa

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Number of Protected areas


9 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

72% Polygons

28% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 4

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

16.66% coverage

5,668 km2 Land Area Protected

34,016 km2 Total Land Area

0% 0th National Report Coverage

39.0% with management effectiveness evaluation

2,195.71 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

10.01% coverage

10,661 km2 Marine Area Protected

106,507 km2 Total Marine Area

13% 0th National Report Coverage

19.78% with management effectiveness evaluation

2,108.86 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2 5.56
33 91.67
1 2.78

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
36 100.0

Regional designations


Categories Count

International designations