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Emerging markets 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Venezuela 52.97% 2012
2 Bulgaria 36.61% 2012
3 Poland 34.2% 2012
4 Brazil 26.26% 2012
5 Hungary 23.14% 2012
6 Colombia 21.18% 2012
7 Estonia 20.91% 2012
8 Peru 19.06% 2012
9 Thailand 18.82% 2012
10 Romania 18.71% 2012
11 Latvia 18.57% 2012
12 Chile 18.56% 2012
13 Malaysia 18.35% 2012
14 Lithuania 16.78% 2012
15 China 16.71% 2012
16 Indonesia 14.7% 2012
17 Mexico 12.92% 2012
18 Russia 11.33% 2012
19 Philippines 10.91% 2012
20 Pakistan 10.75% 2012
21 Argentina 6.91% 2012
22 South Africa 6.2% 2012
23 India 5.21% 2012
24 Ukraine 4.05% 2012
25 Turkey 2.05% 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/Emerging-markets/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Emerging markets Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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