×

Landlocked 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
2 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
3 Zambia 37.78% 2012
4 Botswana 37.19% 2012
5 Slovakia 36.09% 2012
6 Bhutan 28.35% 2012
7 Zimbabwe 27.17% 2012
8 Switzerland 26.3% 2012
9 Austria 23.59% 2012
10 Hungary 23.14% 2012
11 Czech Republic 22.37% 2012
12 Bolivia 20.83% 2012
13 Ethiopia 18.41% 2012
14 Malawi 18.25% 2012
15 Central African Republic 17.98% 2012
16 Niger 16.72% 2012
17 Laos 16.68% 2012
18 Chad 16.62% 2012
19 Nepal 16.38% 2012
20 Burkina Faso 15.19% 2012
21 Mongolia 13.78% 2012
22 Uganda 11.45% 2012
23 Rwanda 10.55% 2012
24 Andorra 9.83% 2012
25 Belarus 8.28% 2012
26 Armenia 8.1% 2012
27 Azerbaijan 7.36% 2012
28 Paraguay 6.4% 2012
29 Kyrgyzstan 6.33% 2012
30 Serbia 6.3% 2012
31 Mali 6.05% 2012
32 Burundi 4.89% 2012
33 Tajikistan 4.77% 2012
34 Moldova 3.82% 2012
35 Uzbekistan 3.35% 2012
36 Kazakhstan 3.32% 2012
37 Turkmenistan 3.18% 2012
38 Swaziland 3.02% 2012
39 Lesotho 0.506% 2012
40 Afghanistan 0.372% 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/Landlocked-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Landlocked countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

NationMaster

Interesting observations about Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: