Agency of Protected Areas
Agency of Protected Areas is committed to implement management of state reserves, national parks, natural monuments, managed reserves, protected landscapes, biosphere reserves, world heritage districts and wetlands of international importance. The main tasks of the agency are to control territories of multilateral usage, to implement activities of looking after protected areas, to supervise, preserve, rehabilitate and protect them.
In Georgia the first Protected Area is Lagodekhi Nature Reserve that was established in 1912. Now the whole Protected Areas cover 467 221,5 ha and it is 6,7% of the whole territory of Georgia. About 75% of Protected Areas are covered by forest.
There are 18 state reserves, 5 national parks, 9 managed reserve, 3 natural monuments and 1 protected landscape.
6 G. Gulua Str. Tbilisi, Georgia
Tel: 75 23 53