United Republic of Tanzania, Africa

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Number of Protected areas


175 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

99% Polygons

1% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 7

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

38.24% coverage

362,264 km2 Land Area Protected

947,253 km2 Total Land Area

55% 6th National Report Coverage

12.38% with management effectiveness evaluation

117,231.5709 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

3.02% coverage

7,330 km2 Marine Area Protected

243,130 km2 Total Marine Area

7% 6th National Report Coverage

1.67% with management effectiveness evaluation

4,069.645366 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
737 87.95
19 2.27
7 0.84
52 6.21
1 0.12
8 0.95
14 1.67

Governance types

Regional designations


Categories Count