This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from Armenia statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from Armenian statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other Armenian-specific metadata information.
The indicator describes the share of wetlands with special conservation status defined by the Ramsar Convention in the total water area of the country.
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Specially protected areas: land (including surface and groundwater and subsoil) and areas of the respective air basin, separated by the law and separate natural objects, which are of ecological, scientific, educational, health, historical-cultural, recreational, tourism, aesthetic value and for which a special protection regime is established. Wetlands: areas occupied by water bodies - rivers, natural and artificial reservoirs, lakes, as well as areas designated for hydraulic, water management and other facilities necessary for the use and protection of water bodies.
The share of the total area of Lake Sevan and Arpa (water areas with special status) in the water lands of the Republic of Armenia.
|Data last updated||Oct 11, 2023|
|Metadata last updated||Feb 01, 2021|