Growth of the nationally designated protected areas and site number in 39 EEA countries

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How to read the graph: In 1995 there was more than 40 000 of nationally designated sites within the 39 countries. More than 600 000 km2 were under national designations.


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Overlap may exist due to multiple designations for a same site. The average of overlap is around 14 % at European level. At country level the average varies from 46 % of overlap for Germany, 34 % for Estonia and less that in 5 % in Turkey

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