Greece, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


12 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

35.22% coverage

46,842 km2 Land Area Protected

133,012 km2 Total Land Area

21% 5th National Report Coverage

1.4% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,857.398302 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

4.52% coverage

22,326 km2 Marine Area Protected

494,172 km2 Total Marine Area

6% 5th National Report Coverage

0.08% with management effectiveness evaluation

408.342947 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
482 37.39
73 5.66
4 0.31
37 2.87
10 0.78
623 48.33
29 2.25
5 0.39
26 2.02

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
1275 98.91
14 1.09