Congo, Africa

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Number of Protected areas


13 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

69% Polygons

31% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4
For National designations 1

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

40.74% coverage

140,032 km2 Land Area Protected

343,737 km2 Total Land Area

13% 0th National Report Coverage

24.02% with management effectiveness evaluation

33,631.09748 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

3.21% coverage

1,280 km2 Marine Area Protected

39,864 km2 Total Marine Area

93.53% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,197.465 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
3 9.38
8 25.0
18 56.25
3 9.38

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
9 28.13
16 50.0
7 21.88

Regional designations


Categories Count