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Environment > Sea > Blue Flag beaches: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Number of beaches or marinas with blue flag designation, indicating high environmental and quality standards. Blue flag status is awarded by the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) based on criteria such as water quality, safety, environmental education and information, the provision of services and environmental management.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Spain 493 2009
2 Greece 425 2009
3 Turkey 279 2009
=4 Portugal 225 2009
=4 Italy 225 2009
6 Denmark 209 2009
7 Croatia 114 2009
8 United Kingdom 105 2009
9 Ireland 74 2009
10 Cyprus 53 2009
11 Netherlands 41 2009
12 Germany 39 2009
13 Sweden 38 2009
14 Morocco 25 2009
15 Montenegro 19 2009
16 South Africa 18 2009
17 Canada 11 2009
18 Latvia 9 2009
=19 Bulgaria 7 2009
=19 Dominican Republic 7 2009
=21 Malta 6 2009
=21 Slovenia 6 2009
=23 Lithuania 5 2009
=23 Puerto Rico 5 2009
=23 Belgium 5 2009
=23 Poland 5 2009
=23 Tunisia 5 2009
28 Norway 4 2009
=29 Iceland 2 2009
=29 New Zealand 2 2009
=31 Finland 0.0 2009
=31 Russia 0.0 2009
=31 The Bahamas 0.0 2009
=31 Romania 0.0 2009

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Sea > Blue Flag beaches. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", http://www.blueflag.org/Menu/Blue+Flag+beaches%2fmarinas. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Environment/Sea/Blue-Flag-beaches

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