Malta, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


0 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

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

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

30.34% coverage

99 km2 Land Area Protected

325 km2 Total Land Area

13% 5th National Report Coverage

0.43% with management effectiveness evaluation

1.381175 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

7.44% coverage

4,147 km2 Marine Area Protected

55,697 km2 Total Marine Area

0.0% with management effectiveness evaluation

0.114063 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
3 0.9
1 0.3
7 2.1
222 66.67
13 3.9
1 0.3
64 19.22
22 6.61

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
331 99.4
2 0.6

International designations