Seychelles, Africa

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Number of Protected areas


0 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

95% Polygons

5% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 1

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

49.79% coverage

242 km2 Land Area Protected

487 km2 Total Land Area

47% 5th National Report Coverage

34.35% with management effectiveness evaluation

167.221736 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

26.1% coverage

350,003 km2 Marine Area Protected

1,340,839 km2 Total Marine Area

0% 5th National Report Coverage

0.18% with management effectiveness evaluation

2,435.292117 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
5 12.5
1 2.5
8 20.0
6 15.0
18 45.0
2 5.0

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
20 50.0
20 50.0

Regional designations


Categories Count