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South and Central Asia 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 Bhutan 28.35% 2012
2 Sri Lanka 22% 2012
3 Nepal 16.38% 2012
4 Pakistan 10.75% 2012
5 Kyrgyzstan 6.33% 2012
6 India 5.21% 2012
7 Tajikistan 4.77% 2012
8 Bangladesh 4.72% 2012
9 Uzbekistan 3.35% 2012
10 Kazakhstan 3.32% 2012
11 Turkmenistan 3.18% 2012
12 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/South-and-Central-Asia/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

South and Central Asia Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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