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Muslim 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 Brunei 43.99% 2012
2 Saudi Arabia 31.26% 2012
3 Guinea 28.06% 2012
4 Senegal 24.76% 2012
5 Morocco 21.54% 2012
6 Kuwait 18.39% 2012
7 Malaysia 18.35% 2012
8 United Arab Emirates 18.15% 2012
9 Niger 16.72% 2012
10 Chad 16.62% 2012
11 Burkina Faso 15.19% 2012
12 Indonesia 14.7% 2012
13 Nigeria 14.11% 2012
14 Egypt 11.23% 2012
15 Albania 10.96% 2012
16 Pakistan 10.75% 2012
17 Oman 10.68% 2012
18 Sierra Leone 10.5% 2012
19 Comoros 10.1% 2012
20 Algeria 7.46% 2012
21 Azerbaijan 7.36% 2012
22 Iran 7.16% 2012
23 Sudan 6.8% 2010
24 Kyrgyzstan 6.33% 2012
25 Mali 6.05% 2012
26 Tunisia 5.38% 2012
27 The Gambia 4.83% 2012
28 Tajikistan 4.77% 2012
29 Bangladesh 4.72% 2012
30 Uzbekistan 3.35% 2012
31 Kazakhstan 3.32% 2012
32 Qatar 3.18% 2012
33 Turkmenistan 3.18% 2012
34 Bahrain 2.8% 2012
35 Turkey 2.05% 2012
36 Jordan 1.91% 2010
37 Yemen 0.79% 2012
38 Syria 0.689% 2012
39 Mauritania 0.604% 2012
40 Lebanon 0.586% 2012
41 Somalia 0.584% 2012
42 Iraq 0.38% 2012
43 Afghanistan 0.372% 2012
44 Libya 0.145% 2012
45 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/Muslim-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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