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Regional Overview of Mexico
Table 30. Status of protected areas in Mexico (1989)
Management
category

Number
  
Surface
area (km
²)
% of
national total

National park 43 6890 0.35
Biosphere reserve 9 44,739 2.27
Special biosphere reserve 2 496 0.025
Flora and fauna protected area 10 4864 0.25
Protected forest
    reserve and animal refuge
1 286 0.015
Natural monument 1 26 0.0001
Total 66 57,301 2.9
       
Source:
Secretaría de Desarrollo Urbano y Ecología (SEDUE) 1989.