Portugal, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

445

45

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

98%

Polygons

2%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 2
TOTAL 8

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

22.9%

coverage

21,101 km2

Land Area Protected

92,141 km2

Total Land Area

51.26%

with management effectiveness evaluation

10,817.02968 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

16.56%

coverage

285,588 km2

Marine Area Protected

1,724,156 km2

Total Marine Area

0.35%

with management effectiveness evaluation

1,009.099828 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
13 2.92
25 5.62
1 0.22
21 4.72
68 15.28
45 10.11
52 11.69
200 44.94
20 4.49

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
394 88.54
39 8.76
12 2.7