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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Saudi Arabia 31.26% 2012
2 Morocco 21.54% 2012
3 Kuwait 18.39% 2012
4 United Arab Emirates 18.15% 2012
5 Israel 17.43% 2012
6 Egypt 11.23% 2012
7 Oman 10.68% 2012
8 Algeria 7.46% 2012
9 Iran 7.16% 2012
10 Tunisia 5.38% 2012
11 Qatar 3.18% 2012
12 Bahrain 2.8% 2012
13 Jordan 1.91% 2010
14 Yemen 0.79% 2012
15 Syria 0.689% 2012
16 Lebanon 0.586% 2012
17 Iraq 0.38% 2012
18 Libya 0.145% 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/Middle-Eastern-and-North-Africa/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Middle Eastern and North Africa Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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