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OPEC 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Venezuela 52.97% 2012
2 Saudi Arabia 31.26% 2012
3 Kuwait 18.39% 2012
4 United Arab Emirates 18.15% 2012
5 Nigeria 14.11% 2012
6 Angola 12.4% 2012
7 Algeria 7.46% 2012
8 Iran 7.16% 2012
9 Qatar 3.18% 2012
10 Iraq 0.38% 2012
11 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/OPEC-countries/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

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

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