French Guyana, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

38

2 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1
TOTAL 4

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

53.03% coverage

44,030 km2 Land Area Protected

83,035 km2 Total Land Area

46.28% with management effectiveness evaluation

20,378.74318 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

1.0% coverage

1,365 km2 Marine Area Protected

136,564 km2 Total Marine Area

0.0% with management effectiveness evaluation

0.0 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
1 2.63
30 78.95
2 5.26
4 10.53
1 2.63

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
32 84.21
6 15.79

Related countries & territories

Parent countries & territories

Name Code

Regional designations

International designations