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 Area of Natura 2000 Network (ha)
Characteristic Description
Name Area of Natura 2000 Network (ha) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Responsible entities for nature conservation and forests of Continent, Açores and Madeira
First available period 2011
Last available period 2018
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • REDE NATURA 2000:  Rede ecológica europeia de zonas especiais preservação, que tem por objetivo assegurar a biodiversidade, através da conservação e do restabelecimento dos habitats naturais e da flora e fauna selvagens num estado de conservação favorável, tendo em conta as exigências económicas, sociais e culturais, bem como as particularidades regionais e locais.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Definition Area of Sites of Community Importance, of Special Areas of Conservation and of Special Protection.
Measure unit (symbol) Hectare (ha)
Power of 10  0
Observations The area values were calculated from these cartograhic units and the Official Administrative Map of Portugal in PT-TM06-ETRS89 Reference System for Continente, in PTRA08 - UTM zone 28N Reference System for R. A. da Madeira and in ITRF93 - UTM -zone 26N and zone 25N for R. A. dos Açores. The "Total" contains the natura 2000 network surface beyond included area in the official territorial units. Specifically, the "Total" includes also the Sites of Community Importance located outside the exclusive economic zone and under management of the R. A. dos Açores, according to the Regional Law Decret No.28/2011/A.
Last update date 10/12/2019

information presented in 3/6/2020