37 Total Protected Areas
8 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 92%
Points 8%

Terrestrial Protected Areas Coverage

5.77% Coverage

25,986km2 Land Area Protected

450,363km2 Total Land Area

5% 5th National Report Coverage


0.4% With management effectiveness evaluations

1,818km2 Areas Assessed

Marine Protected Areas Coverage

0.0% Coverage

0km2 Marine and Coastal Area Protected

0km2 Marine Area Protected

0% 5th 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 (4)

  1. Protected Areas of Uzbekistan Updated: 2020 Protected Areas Department
  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
  4. UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve Updated: 2018 UNESCO-MAB


National designations

  • State Nature Reserve 7
  • State National Natural Park 3
  • State Wildlife Sanctuary 12
  • State Biosphere Reserve 2
  • State Natural Monument 6
  • State National Park 1
  • Natural Nursery 1
  • State Complex (Landscape) Reserve 1

Regional designations


International designations

  • UNESCO-MAB Biosphere Reserve 1
  • World Heritage Site (natural or mixed) 1
  • Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2

Growth in protected area coverage

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

Uzbekistan Protected Areas

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