Republic Of Korea, Asia & Pacific

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Number of Protected areas

2,101

741

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100%

Polygons

0%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
TOTAL 3

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

11.67%

coverage

11,638 km2

Land Area Protected

99,713 km2

Total Land Area

50.77%

with management effectiveness evaluation

5,908.943245 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

1.63%

coverage

5,309 km2

Marine Area Protected

324,994 km2

Total Marine Area

56.03%

with management effectiveness evaluation

2,974.726551 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
15 0.71
16 0.76
1552 73.87
184 8.76
306 14.56
22 1.05
6 0.29

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
1283 61.07
14 0.67
804 38.27

Regional designations

0

Categories Count