23 Total Protected Areas
12 With management effectiveness evaluations
Terrestrial Protected Areas
Marine Protected Areas
Other effective area-based conservation measures
0 Total Other effective area-based conservation measures
Polygons/Points ratio
Polygons 70%
Points 30%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

20.97% Coverage

267,716km2 Land Area Protected

1,276,586km2 Total Land Area

12% 5th National Report Coverage


11.72% With management effectiveness evaluations

149,554km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.0% Coverage

0km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

0km2 Marine Area Protected


0.0% With management effectiveness evaluations

0km2 Areas Assessed

Disclaimer: These statistics might differ from those reported officially by countries due to difference in methodologies and datasets used to assess protected area coverage and differences in the base maps used to measure terrestrial and marine area of a country or territory.

IUCN Management Categories

Governance types

Sources (3)

  1. Protected areas of Chad Updated: 2020 Direction des Parcs Nationaux et Reserves de Faune via Central African Forests Commission (COMIFAC)
  2. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties
  3. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2020 IUCN World Heritage Programme


National designations

  • National Park 4
  • Faunal Reserve 8
  • Faunal reserve 1
  • Hunting Area 1
  • Hunting reserve 1

Regional designations


International designations

  • World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 2
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6

Growth in protected area coverage

The graph excludes status years with no information reported (STAT_YR = 0).

Chad Protected Areas

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UNEP-WCMC (2020). Protected Area Profile for Chad from the World Database of Protected Areas, October 2020. Available at: