Kiribati, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas


2 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

15% Polygons

85% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 2

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

22.36% coverage

231 km2 Land Area Protected

1,033 km2 Total Land Area

8.15% with management effectiveness evaluation

84.15276 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

11.82% coverage

408,797 km2 Marine Area Protected

3,459,130 km2 Total Marine Area

11.8% with management effectiveness evaluation

408,247.3769 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
5 38.46
3 23.08
1 7.69
3 23.08
1 7.69

Governance types

Regional designations


Categories Count