Croatia, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


20 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

93% Polygons

7% Points

Number of sources

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

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

38.26% coverage

21,752 km2 Land Area Protected

56,856 km2 Total Land Area

21.65% with management effectiveness evaluation

4,710.295612 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

8.54% coverage

4,737 km2 Marine Area Protected

55,462 km2 Total Marine Area

8.1% with management effectiveness evaluation

383.491262 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
1106 92.47
4 0.33
86 7.19

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
1187 99.25
9 0.75