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Eastern Europe Compared by Geography > Terrestrial and marine protected areas > % of total territorial area

DEFINITION: Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial 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 protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment. Sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Slovenia 54.86% 2012
2 Slovakia 36.09% 2012
3 Bulgaria 35.44% 2012
4 Poland 34.81% 2012
5 Hungary 23.14% 2012
6 Czech Republic 22.37% 2012
7 Romania 19.23% 2012
8 Montenegro 12.79% 2012
9 Russia 11.35% 2012
10 Croatia 10.32% 2012
11 Albania 9.48% 2012
12 Belarus 8.28% 2012
13 Armenia 8.1% 2012
14 Azerbaijan 7.36% 2012
15 Serbia 6.3% 2012
16 Ukraine 4.49% 2012
17 Moldova 3.82% 2012
18 Georgia 3.68% 2012
19 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.51% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial and marine protected areas > % of total territorial 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/Eastern-Europe/Geography/Terrestrial-and-marine-protected-areas/%-of-total-territorial-area

Eastern Europe Compared by Geography > Terrestrial and marine protected areas > % of total territorial area

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