Poland, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

3,054

147 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

100% Polygons

0% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 5
For National designations 1
For Regional designations 2
TOTAL 8

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

39.72% coverage

123,893 km2 Land Area Protected

311,924 km2 Total Land Area

20% 6th National Report Coverage

39.07% with management effectiveness evaluation

48,405.35756 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

22.57% coverage

7,211 km2 Marine Area Protected

31,946 km2 Total Marine Area

24% 6th National Report Coverage

99.23% with management effectiveness evaluation

7,155.256 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
16 0.52
1434 46.95
121 3.96
1016 33.27
11 0.36
456 14.93

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
3021 98.92
33 1.08

National designations