Norway, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

2,998

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
TOTAL 4

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

17.11%

coverage

55,645 km2

Land Area Protected

325,288 km2

Total Land Area

2.06%

with management effectiveness evaluation

1,144.694424 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

0.83%

coverage

7,696 km2

Marine Area Protected

926,318 km2

Total Marine Area

1.31%

with management effectiveness evaluation

100.4483647 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
2189 73.02
1 0.03
39 1.3
109 3.64
271 9.04
134 4.47
54 1.8
12 0.4
189 6.3

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
2933 97.83
54 1.8
11 0.37

Related countries & territories

Child countries & territories

Name Code

Regional designations

1

Categories Count
11