Senegal, Africa

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Number of Protected areas


16 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

93% Polygons

7% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 6

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

25.35% coverage

50,179 km2 Land Area Protected

197,924 km2 Total Land Area

0% 6th National Report Coverage

5.72% with management effectiveness evaluation

11,320.73 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

1.11% coverage

1,766 km2 Marine Area Protected

158,426 km2 Total Marine Area

2% 6th National Report Coverage

1.03% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,634.8 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
6 4.72
6 4.72
2 1.57
2 1.57
105 82.68
6 4.72

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
108 85.04
16 12.6
1 0.79
2 1.57

Regional designations


Categories Count