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Cold 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 Slovenia 54.51% 2012
2 Germany 48.03% 2012
3 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
4 Greenland 41.09% 2012
5 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
6 Slovakia 36.09% 2012
7 Poland 34.2% 2012
8 Bhutan 28.35% 2012
9 United Kingdom 27.91% 2012
10 Switzerland 26.3% 2012
11 Austria 23.59% 2012
12 Hungary 23.14% 2012
13 Belgium 23.02% 2012
14 Czech Republic 22.37% 2012
15 Estonia 20.91% 2012
16 Iceland 19.86% 2012
17 Romania 18.71% 2012
18 Latvia 18.57% 2012
19 Chile 18.56% 2012
20 Denmark 18.42% 2012
21 Lithuania 16.78% 2012
22 China 16.71% 2012
23 Nepal 16.38% 2012
24 Norway 16.33% 2012
25 Finland 15.1% 2012
26 Sweden 14.53% 2012
27 Ireland 14.27% 2012
28 United States 13.82% 2012
29 Mongolia 13.78% 2012
30 Russia 11.33% 2012
31 Andorra 9.83% 2012
32 Canada 8.56% 2012
33 Belarus 8.28% 2012
34 Armenia 8.1% 2012
35 Republic of Macedonia 7.27% 2012
36 Kyrgyzstan 6.33% 2012
37 Tajikistan 4.77% 2012
38 Ukraine 4.05% 2012
39 Georgia 3.93% 2012
40 Kazakhstan 3.32% 2012
41 North Korea 2.32% 2012
42 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.49% 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/Cold-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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