26 Total Protected Areas
4 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 81%
Points 19%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

22.28% Coverage

31,690km2 Land Area Protected

142,244km2 Total Land Area


18.28% With management effectiveness evaluations

26,003km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.0% Coverage

0km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

0km2 Marine Area Protected

0% 0th National Report Coverage


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 Tajikistan Updated: 2014 National Center for Biodiversity and Biosafety
  2. UNESCO World Heritage Sites Updated: 2020 IUCN World Heritage Programme
  3. Ramsar Wetlands of International Importance Updated: 2020 Ramsar Secretariat, on behalf of Ramsar Contracting Parties


National designations

  • National Park 2
  • Natural Park 1
  • Reserve 17

Regional designations


International designations

  • World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 5

Growth in protected area coverage

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

Tajikistan Protected Areas

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