Democratic People's Republic Of Korea

34 Total Protected Areas
0 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 0%
Points 100%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

2.44% Coverage

2,976km2 Land Area Protected

122,186km2 Total Land Area

7% 5th National Report Coverage

PAME

0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.02% Coverage

26km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

115,967km2 Marine Area Protected

PAME

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. Source is currently unknown Updated: - Not Reported
  2. UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve Updated: 2018 UNESCO-MAB
  3. UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve Updated: 2004 Bureau of the International Co-ordinating Council of the MAB Programme (MAB-ICC) (18th Sesssion), UNESCO HQ Paris
  4. UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserves Updated: 2012 UNESCO-MAB and UNEP-WCMC

Designations

National designations

31
  • National Park 9
  • Natural Monument 12
  • Protected Area 7
  • Natural Reserve 2
  • Scenery Reserve 1

Regional designations

0

International designations

3
  • UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 3

Growth in protected area coverage

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

Democratic People's Republic Of Korea Protected Areas

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citation

UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Democratic People's Republic Of Korea from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: www.protectedplanet.net