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Tourist destinations Compared by Geography > Terrestrial and marine protected areas > % of total territorial area

DEFINITION: Terrestrial and marine protected areas (% of total territorial 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 protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment. Sites protected under local or provincial law are excluded.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 98.4% 2012
2 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
3 Hong Kong 41.88% 2012
4 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
5 Botswana 37.19% 2012
6 France 28.7% 2012
7 Palau 28.2% 2012
8 Switzerland 26.3% 2012
9 Spain 25.32% 2012
10 Austria 23.59% 2012
11 Denmark 23.56% 2012
12 Estonia 23.24% 2012
13 Hungary 23.14% 2012
14 Greece 21.48% 2012
15 Northern Mariana Islands 19.95% 2012
16 Cyprus 17.15% 2012
17 United Arab Emirates 15.47% 2012
18 Iceland 13.27% 2012
19 Ireland 12.8% 2012
20 Montenegro 12.79% 2012
21 Croatia 10.32% 2012
22 Andorra 9.83% 2012
23 Bahrain 6.82% 2012
24 Guam 5.27% 2012
25 Bermuda 5.07% 2012
26 Dominica 3.7% 2012
27 Turks and Caicos Islands 3.58% 2012
28 Singapore 3.39% 2012
29 Saint Lucia 2.49% 2012
30 Qatar 2.42% 2012
31 Malta 2.2% 2012
32 Cayman Islands 1.54% 2012
33 Seychelles 1.26% 2012
34 Antigua and Barbuda 1.2% 2012
35 The Bahamas 1.01% 2012
36 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.769% 2012
37 Grenada 0.25% 2012
38 Barbados 0.0799% 2012
39 Aruba 0.0303% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Terrestrial and marine protected areas > % of total territorial 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/Tourist-destinations/Geography/Terrestrial-and-marine-protected-areas/%-of-total-territorial-area

Tourist destinations Compared by Geography > Terrestrial and marine protected areas > % of total territorial area

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