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Surface of Coral Reefs: 24000 km2
MPA(s) with coral reefs:32
Percentage of coral reef MPA(s) to the coastal zone or marine area:95%
On 8 July 2008, the natural site of the “Lagoon of New Caledonia: Reef Diversity and Associated Ecosystems” was classified by UNESCO within the prestigious World Heritage List. This site, consisting of six marine areas representing the entire diversity of reefs and associated ecosystems, is one of the three largest reef systems in the world.
Last Updated: 2 February 2022