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Laos Protected Areas and Heritage Sites

GIS data on Protected Areas and Heritages sites in Laos, extracted from The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA). The WDPA is a joint project of UNEP and IUCN, produced by UNEP-WCMC and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas working with governments and collaborating NGOs. (update 2015 according to the source)

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Additional Info

Field Value
Dataset topic category
  • Environment and natural resources
  • Environmental and biodiversity protection
  • SDG 15 Life on land
  • English
Dataset reference date January 1, 2010
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
West bounding coordinates 100.085159301758
East bounding coordinates 107.623603820801
South bounding coordinates 13.9252910614014
North bounding coordinates 22.4412822723389
Spatial Reference System WGS 84 (EPSG:4326) (CRS:84)
Completeness The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) is the most comprehensive global spatial dataset on marine and terrestrial protected areas available. Data is complete as of publication in 2010.
Process Step The data is extracted from World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA)
Lineage Asian Development Bank / Protected areas database: IUCN and UNEP-WCMC (year), The World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA), April 2010 Cambridge, UK: UNEP-WCMC. Available at:
License CC-BY-4.0
Copyright No
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Date uploaded July 31, 2018, 03:41 (UTC)
Date modified November 25, 2020, 00:09 (UTC)