Status and Trends of Biodiversity
Georgia, as part of the Caucasus Ecoregion, is considered one of the 25 globally significant ‘biodiversity hotspots’, based on the species richness and the significant level of endemism recorded. The Caucasus Region is registered as one of the WWF Global 200 Ecoregions.
Georgia is located on the southern slopes of the Great Caucasus Mountain Range... More »
Number and Extent of Protected Areas
Georgia’s protected areas system covers a total of 467,329ha of national territory and is split among the following types: 18 Nature Reserves (171,727ha), 5 National Parks (211,067ha), 3 Natural Monuments (239ha), 11 Managed Reserved (56,393ha) and 1 protected Landscape (27,903ha).
Percentage of Forest Cover
40% of the country’s territory.