Protected areas of Turkmenistan

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Protected areas of Turkmenistan, designated for the protection of biodiversity in Turkmenistan, include eight nature reserves (zapovednik)[1] and 13 sanctuaries (zakaznik) with a total area of 19,750 km2 or more than 4% of the country's territory.

A map is available.[2]

Nature reserves[edit]

Sanctuaries[edit]

Total area of sanctuaries is 11,560 km2 (2.6% of Turkmenistan's territory).

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nature Reserves of Turkmenistan :: About Turkmenistan Reserves". Oriental Express Central Asia. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 
  2. ^ "Turkmenistan map". Turkmenistan.orexca.com. Retrieved 2014-02-13. 

Further reading[edit]

  • National Program for the Protection of the Environment, Ashgabat, 2002, pp. 149-151 (Russian)

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