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Catholic countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

DEFINITION: Terrestrial protected areas (% of total land area). Terrestrial protected areas are totally or partially protected areas of at least 1,000 hectares that are designated by national authorities as scientific reserves with limited public access, national parks, natural monuments, nature reserves or wildlife sanctuaries, protected landscapes, and areas managed mainly for sustainable use. Marine areas, unclassified areas, littoral (intertidal) areas, and sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Venezuela 52.97% 2012
2 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
3 Seychelles 42.05% 2012
4 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
5 Slovakia 36.09% 2012
6 Poland 34.2% 2012
7 Guatemala 30.93% 2012
8 Spain 29.01% 2012
9 Costa Rica 26.94% 2012
10 Brazil 26.26% 2012
11 France 24.74% 2012
12 Ecuador 23.73% 2012
13 Austria 23.59% 2012
14 Cote d'Ivoire 22.89% 2012
15 Portugal 22.26% 2012
16 Dominica 21.69% 2012
17 Italy 21.6% 2012
18 Colombia 21.18% 2012
19 Bolivia 20.83% 2012
20 Equatorial Guinea 20.61% 2012
21 Panama 20.57% 2012
22 Peru 19.06% 2012
23 Chile 18.56% 2012
24 Lithuania 16.78% 2012
25 Palau 15.95% 2012
26 Ireland 14.27% 2012
27 Croatia 14.06% 2012
28 Mexico 12.92% 2012
29 Cuba 12.41% 2012
30 Philippines 10.91% 2012
31 Andorra 9.83% 2012
32 East Timor 8.72% 2012
33 Argentina 6.91% 2012
34 Paraguay 6.4% 2012
35 Eritrea 4.96% 2012
36 Burundi 4.89% 2012
37 Cape Verde 2.47% 2012
38 Aruba 0.475% 2012
39 Haiti 0.303% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations Environmental Program and the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Catholic-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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