Peru, Latin America & Caribbean

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Number of Protected areas

238

75

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

96%

Polygons

4%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1
TOTAL 5

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

21.31%

coverage

276,772 km2

Land Area Protected

1,298,537 km2

Total Land Area

66.2%

with management effectiveness evaluation

183,216.2761 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

0.48%

coverage

4,037 km2

Marine Area Protected

838,330 km2

Total Marine Area

99.85%

with management effectiveness evaluation

4,030.949761 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
15 6.3
13 5.46
3 1.26
2 0.84
33 13.87
164 68.91
8 3.36

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
121 50.84
46 19.33
1 0.42
70 29.41

Regional designations

0

Categories Count