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Western Europe 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 Germany 48.03% 2012
2 Liechtenstein 43.11% 2012
3 Luxembourg 39.65% 2012
4 Monaco 35.93% 2012
5 United Kingdom 27.91% 2012
6 Switzerland 26.3% 2012
7 France 24.74% 2012
8 Austria 23.59% 2012
9 Belgium 23.02% 2012
10 Netherlands 19.54% 2012
11 Ireland 14.27% 2012
12 Andorra 9.83% 2012
13 Channel Islands 9.33% 2010

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/Western-Europe/Geography/Terrestrial-protected-areas/%-of-total-land-area

Western Europe Compared by Geography > Terrestrial protected areas > % of total land area

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