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National Protected Areas of Vietnam

Dataset is polygon data with geospatial referecing. The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global spatial dataset on marine and terrestrial protected areas available. Protected areas are internationally recognised as major tools in conserving species and ecosystems. Up to date information on protected areas is essential to enable a wide range of conservation and development activities.

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Biodiversity
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Protected forests
  • Types of state-protected areas
  • Vietnamese
Use limitations This data doesn't use for commercial purposes and the others relevant to the administrative boundary problem.
Dataset reference date July 28, 2016
  • Viet Nam
West bounding coordinates 102.152183532715
East bounding coordinates 109.457832336426
South bounding coordinates 8.56899166107178
North bounding coordinates 23.1686458587646
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Completeness Data on the WDPA portal (link: ) is updated and published in 2014 including bothe inland zone and coastal zone.
Process Step Vietnam Open Development Data is visualised into Geoserver. Subsets of this data were created for presentation at country level.
Lineage Asian Development Bank / Protected areas database: IUCN and UNEP-WCMC (year), The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), July 2016 Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC. website:
Responsible party
Attributes - Polygon_Geometry - IUCN_CAT - Name - Status - Status_yr - Verif - Design_typ - Own_type - Gov_Type - Marine - Design_eng
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright To be determined
Version V 1.0
Date uploaded July 28, 2016, 07:51 (UTC)
Date modified January 7, 2021, 01:06 (UTC)