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Former Spanish 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 Venezuela 52.97% 2012
2 Guatemala 30.93% 2012
3 Nicaragua 30.83% 2012
4 Costa Rica 26.94% 2012
5 Ecuador 23.73% 2012
6 Colombia 21.18% 2012
7 Honduras 21.1% 2012
8 Bolivia 20.83% 2012
9 Equatorial Guinea 20.61% 2012
10 Panama 20.57% 2012
11 Peru 19.06% 2012
12 Chile 18.56% 2012
13 Dominican Republic 18.55% 2012
14 Mexico 12.92% 2012
15 Cuba 12.41% 2012
16 Philippines 10.91% 2012
17 El Salvador 8.44% 2012
18 Argentina 6.91% 2012
19 Paraguay 6.4% 2012
20 Uruguay 2.68% 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-Spanish-colonies/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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

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