PROTECTED WILDLIFE AREAS

Protected Wildlife Areas

More than 11% of the land in Pakistan has been classified as a type of Protected Area. Following is a summary of all protected areas of Pakistan[1]:

Region/

Province

National Parks Wildlife Sanctuaries Game Reserves Un-classified Total
Azad Kashmir 1 0 8 0 9
Balochistan 2 15 7 7 31
Punjab 2 37 19 0 58
Sindh 1 35 14 4 54
Khyber Pukhtunkhwa 3 6 38 5 52
Federal Territory 1 1 1 0 3
Northern Areas 4 5 9 0 18
Total 14 99 96 16 225

Table 1.15 Pakistan Protected Wildlife Areas

[1] Government of Pakistan, 2000