Russian Federation, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


234 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

18% Polygons

82% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 3
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 1

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

9.7% coverage

1,636,421 km2 Land Area Protected

16,874,836 km2 Total Land Area

12% 5th National Report Coverage

3.64% with management effectiveness evaluation

614,316.0267 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

3.0% coverage

230,446 km2 Marine Area Protected

7,673,314 km2 Total Marine Area

2.37% with management effectiveness evaluation

181,483.1944 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
93 0.76
61 0.5
7524 61.36
2311 18.85
362 2.95
91 0.74
1770 14.43
51 0.42

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
227 1.85
3171 25.86
39 0.32
8826 71.97

Regional designations