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MPA's for the country Costa Rica
MPA Site Name  Designation * international Designation 
Status 
 
Date 
Designated 
Total Area 
(km2
Area de Conservación Guanacaste World Heritage Site
World Heritage Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 1,310
Barra del Colorado National Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 812.1
Cabo Blanco Strict Nature Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1963 28.99
Cahuita National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1970 244.0
Cocos Island National Park World Heritage Site
World Heritage Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1997 997.0
Corcovado National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 445.1
Gandoca-Manzanillo National Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1985 100.0
Gandoca-Manzanillo Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1995 94.45
Humedal Caribe-Noreste Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1996 753.1
Isla del Caño Biological Reserve
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1978 55.33
Isla del Coco National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1974 1,971
Isla del Coco Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1998 996.2
Laguna Respringue Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 0.750
Las Baulas de Guanacaste National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 257.1
Manglar de Potrero Grande Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1999 1.390
Manuel Antonio National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1972 436.4
Marino Ballena National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1992 54.01
Ostional National Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1983 84.07
Palo Verde Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 254.2
Pejeperro National Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 5.920
Piedras Blancas National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1991 153.8
Playa Hermosa National Wildlife Refuge
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

2002 36.98
Santa Rosa National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1971 850.7
Tamarindo Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1993 5.000
Térraba-Sierpe Wetland of International Importance
Ramsar Convention*
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1995 306.5
Tortuguero National Park
Designated

Designation Status: - Designated

Site is formally designated under national legislation / international convention

1975 838.7







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Citation:  If you intend to use this database for meta-analysis, please contact the project manager.
              Please cite the database as:
              Wood, L. J. (2007). MPA Global: A database of the world's marine protected areas. Sea Around Us Project,
              UNEP-WCMC & WWF. www.mpaglobal.org

  contact us at: l.wood@fisheries.ubc.ca    +1 (604) 822-1639  



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