Turkey, Europe

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Number of Protected areas


8 with management effectiveness evaluations

Polygons/Points ratio

89% Polygons

11% Points

Number of sources

For International designations 4

Protected areas coverage (Ref 1 ↓ )

Area terrestrial

0.22% coverage

1,709 km2 Land Area Protected

782,239 km2 Total Land Area

46.74% with management effectiveness evaluation

798.750156 km2 Area Assessed

Area marine

0.11% coverage

270 km2 Marine Area Protected

255,926 km2 Total Marine Area

47.47% with management effectiveness evaluation

128.2527 km2 Area Assessed

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IUCN Management categories

Management categories Count %
14 77.78
4 22.22

Governance types

Name Governance type Count %
18 100.0

National designations


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Regional designations


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