Percentage of the coastal zone within 10 km of the shoreline protected by Natura 2000 sites per NUTS3 region in the EU-27

Figure Created 15 Nov 2010 Published 19 Jul 2012 Last modified 29 Nov 2012
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The highest proportion of coastal zone covered by Natura 2000 sites is located on Germany's Baltic coast, the Baltic States coast, Denmark's western coast, Ireland's north-western coast, France's eastern Atlantic coast, western and south-western of the Iberian Peninsula, coast of Almeria, northern Catalan coast, northern and central Adriatic coast of Italy, western Crete and Thrace (Greece).


Additional information

In this assessment the coastal zone is determined from the Corine land cover database. Percentage of the coastal zone within 10 km landwards and seawards by NUTS 3 region in the EU-27, which are protected by Natura 2000 sites.


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Temporal coverage