200 Total Protected Areas
18 With management effectiveness evaluations
Terrestrial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Other effective area-based conservation measures
0 Total Other effective area-based conservation measures
Polygons/Points ratio
Polygons 100%
Points 0%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

51.21% Coverage

1,333km2 Land Area Protected

2,603km2 Total Land Area

27% 6th National Report Coverage


18.74% With management effectiveness evaluations

488km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.0% Coverage

0km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

0km2 Marine Area Protected


0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Disclaimer: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory.

IUCN Management Categories

Governance types

  • Federal or national ministry or agency 200 View list

Sources (2)

  1. Common Database on Designated Areas as provided by the European Environment Agency (EEA) Updated: 2020 European Environment Agency (EEA)
  2. Natura 2000 Updated: 2020 Directorate-General for Environment (EU) via EEA


National designations

  • Nature Park 3
  • Protected Area 58
  • Zps - Natura 2000 17
  • Ramsar 2
  • Integral Forest Protection Area 6
  • Zsc - Natura 2000 48

Regional designations

  • Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 48
  • Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18

International designations


Growth in protected area coverage

The graph excludes status years with no information reported (STAT_YR = 0).

Luxembourg Protected Areas

View all


UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Luxembourg from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: