58 Total Protected Areas
3 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 24%
Points 76%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

13.78% Coverage

1,908km2 Land Area Protected

13,848km2 Total Land Area

9% 5th National Report Coverage


6.14% With management effectiveness evaluations

850km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.07% Coverage

5km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

7,459km2 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

Sources (4)

  1. Common Database on Designated Areas as provided by the European Environment Agency (EEA) Updated: 2020 European Environment Agency (EEA)
  2. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2020 IUCN World Heritage Programme
  3. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties
  4. UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve Updated: 2018 UNESCO-MAB


National designations

  • National Park 5
  • Natural Monument 36
  • Nature Park 6
  • Special Nature Reserve 2
  • Landscape With Special Features 5

Regional designations


International designations

  • UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1
  • World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2

Growth in protected area coverage

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

Montenegro Protected Areas

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