List of protected areas of Georgia

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The South Caucasian nation of Georgia is home to several protected areas, which receive protection because of their environmental, cultural or similar value. The oldest of these – now known as the Lagodekhi Protected Areas – dates back to 1912, when Georgia was part of the Russian Empire.

The total area of Georgia’s protected territories is 511,123 hectares, which amounts to approximately 8.33 % of the country’s territory. Total number of protected areas — 90. [1] There are 14 Strict Nature Reserves, 10 National Parks, 18 Managed Nature Reserves, 40 Natural Monuments and 2 Protected Landscapes in Georgia.[2] Strict nature reserves comprise 140,672 ha, while national parks cover 276,724 ha.[3] The total number of visitors in 2014 has exceeded 279,000.[4]

Strict Nature Reserves[edit]

National parks[edit]

Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park

Managed Reserves[edit]

Natural Monuments[edit]

Protected Landscapes[edit]

Planned protected areas[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgia, Europe. UNEP-WCMC (2018). Protected Area Profile for Georgia from the World Database of Protected Areas, November 2018. Protected Planet
  2. ^ Law of Georgia. Creation and Management of Natural Monuments. 20 ноября 2013 года.
  3. ^ National Parks. Agency of Protected Areas of Georgia. Retrieved on January 11, 2014
  4. ^ Statistics'. Agency of Protected Areas of Georgia. Retrieved on January 11, 2014
  5. ^ Planned Protected Areas Archived 2011-07-21 at the Wayback Machine. Agency of Protected Areas of Georgia. Retrieved on January 7, 2010