Norway, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


2 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

99% Polygons

1% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

17.6% coverage

57,256 km2 Land Area Protected

325,288 km2 Total Land Area

17% 6th National Report Coverage

0.35% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,144.665339 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

1.53% coverage

14,214 km2 Marine Area Protected

926,318 km2 Total Marine Area

3% 6th National Report Coverage

0.01% with management effectiveness evaluation

100.448365 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2421 75.02
2 0.06
40 1.24
109 3.38
282 8.74
133 4.12
239 7.41
1 0.03

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
3159 97.89
54 1.67
14 0.43

Related countries & territories

Related countries & territories

Name Code

Regional designations


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