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Former French colonies 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 Republic of the Congo 30.41% 2012
2 Guinea 28.06% 2012
3 Cambodia 26.21% 2012
4 Benin 26.1% 2012
5 Senegal 24.76% 2012
6 Togo 24.66% 2012
7 Cote d'Ivoire 22.89% 2012
8 Morocco 21.54% 2012
9 Gabon 19.94% 2012
10 Central African Republic 17.98% 2012
11 Mozambique 17.63% 2012
12 Niger 16.72% 2012
13 Laos 16.68% 2012
14 Chad 16.62% 2012
15 Burkina Faso 15.19% 2012
16 Cameroon 10.99% 2012
17 Algeria 7.46% 2012
18 Vietnam 6.45% 2012
19 Mali 6.05% 2012
20 Tunisia 5.38% 2012
21 Madagascar 4.99% 2012
22 Syria 0.689% 2012
23 Mauritania 0.604% 2012
24 Lebanon 0.586% 2012
25 Haiti 0.303% 2012
26 Djibouti 0.0839% 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/Former-French-colonies/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Former French colonies Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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