Growth of nationally designated protected areas in 39 European countries

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How to read the graph: in 2007, the total number of sites for 39 European countries in the Common Database on Designated Areas (CDDA) was 76 876, with a combined surface of 994 550 km2


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Country coverage: Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia - the former Yugoslavian Republic of, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. Overestimations may exist due to multiple designations for a single site but the overestimation may be offset by underestimation of the inventory because some national data sets are not complete.

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