Portugal, Europe

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Number of Protected areas

440

45 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

98% Polygons

2% 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

22.92% coverage

21,114 km2 Land Area Protected

92,141 km2 Total Land Area

22% 5th National Report Coverage

51.23% with management effectiveness evaluation

10,817.02969 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

16.56% coverage

285,578 km2 Marine Area Protected

1,724,156 km2 Total Marine Area

0.35% with management effectiveness evaluation

1,009.1 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
13 2.95
25 5.68
1 0.23
21 4.77
67 15.23
45 10.23
49 11.14
199 45.23
20 4.55

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
389 88.41
39 8.86
12 2.73