Azerbaijan - Marine protected areas as a share of territorial waters

0.4 (%) in 2018

In 2018, marine protected areas for Azerbaijan was 0.4 %. Marine protected areas of Azerbaijan increased from 0.4 % in 2016 to 0.4 % in 2018 growing at an average annual rate of 0.05 %.

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Marine protected areas are areas of intertidal or subtidal terrain--and overlying water and associated flora and fauna and historical and cultural features--that have been reserved by law or other effective means to protect part or all of the enclosed environment.