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Tourist destinations 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 Turks and Caicos Islands 44.39% 2012
2 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
3 Seychelles 42.05% 2012
4 Hong Kong 41.88% 2012
5 Cyprus 40.95% 2012
6 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
7 Botswana 37.19% 2012
8 Monaco 35.93% 2012
9 Greece 34.65% 2012
10 Spain 29.01% 2012
11 Guam 26.84% 2012
12 Switzerland 26.3% 2012
13 France 24.74% 2012
14 Austria 23.59% 2012
15 Hungary 23.14% 2012
16 Dominica 21.69% 2012
17 Malta 21.5% 2012
18 Estonia 20.91% 2012
19 Iceland 19.86% 2012
20 Denmark 18.42% 2012
21 United Arab Emirates 18.15% 2012
22 Saint Lucia 16.86% 2012
23 Palau 15.95% 2012
24 Montenegro 14.79% 2012
25 Ireland 14.27% 2012
26 Croatia 14.06% 2012
27 The Bahamas 13.66% 2012
28 Antigua and Barbuda 10.18% 2012
29 Andorra 9.83% 2012
30 Cayman Islands 8.74% 2012
31 Bermuda 5.76% 2012
32 Singapore 5.37% 2012
33 Saint Kitts and Nevis 3.57% 2012
34 Qatar 3.18% 2012
35 Northern Mariana Islands 3.07% 2012
36 Bahrain 2.8% 2012
37 Grenada 2.2% 2012
38 Aruba 0.475% 2012
39 Barbados 0.124% 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/Tourist-destinations/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Tourist destinations Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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