Romania, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


29 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

99% Polygons

1% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

24.52% coverage

58,225 km2 Land Area Protected

237,453 km2 Total Land Area

33% 5th National Report Coverage

4.95% with management effectiveness evaluation

11,756.17288 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

23.1% coverage

6,866 km2 Marine Area Protected

29,726 km2 Total Marine Area

2.33% with management effectiveness evaluation

693.909197 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
625 39.71
5 0.32
45 2.86
667 42.38
203 12.9
16 1.02
13 0.83

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
1550 98.48
24 1.52

National designations