Terrestrial protected areas (sq. km)

  • Provider: World Bank
  • Source URL: http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/ER.LND.PTLD.K2
  • Catalog: Yearly from 1990 to 2010
  • Localized to: English
  • Tags: .
  • Description:

    Nationally protected areas are totally or partially protected areas of at least 1,000 hectares that are designated 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, and litoral (intertidal) areas are not included. The data also do not include sites protected under local or provincial law.

  • Dimensions

    • Country
      • Africa
      • Algeria
      • Angola
      • Benin
      • Botswana
      • Burkina Faso
      • Burundi
      • Cameroon
      • Cape Verde
      • Central African Republic
      • Chad
      • Comoros
      • Congo, Dem. Rep.
      • Congo, Rep.
      • Cote d'Ivoire
      • Djibouti
      • Egypt, Arab Rep.
      • Equatorial Guinea
      • Eritrea
      • Ethiopia
      • Gabon
      • Gambia, The
      • Ghana
      • Guinea
      • Guinea-Bissau
      • Kenya
      • Lesotho
      • Liberia
      • Libya
      • Madagascar
      • Malawi
      • Mali
      • Mauritania
      • Mauritius
      • Morocco
      • Mozambique
      • Namibia
      • Niger
      • Nigeria
      • North Africa
      • Rwanda
      • Senegal
      • Seychelles
      • Sierra Leone
      • Somalia
      • South Africa
      • Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
      • Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
      • Sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa
      • Sub-Saharan Africa excluding South Africa and Nigeria
      • Sudan
      • Swaziland
      • Tanzania
      • Togo
      • Tunisia
      • Uganda
      • Zambia
      • Zimbabwe