Zambia, Africa

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Number of Protected areas

635

0

with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

82%

Polygons

18%

Points

Number of sources

For International designations 2
For National designations 7
TOTAL 9

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

37.87%

coverage

286,161 km2

Land Area Protected

755,640 km2

Total Land Area

36.86%

with management effectiveness evaluation

105,470.4634 km2

Area Assessed

Area marine

0.0%

coverage

0 km2

Marine Area Protected

0 km2

Total Marine Area

0.0%

with management effectiveness evaluation

0.0 km2

Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
19 2.99
16 2.52
1 0.16
36 5.67
562 88.5
1 0.16

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
49 7.72
586 92.28

National designations

Regional designations

0

Categories Count