Protected Landscape Info
The first ever Protected Landscape in Georgia – Tusheti Protected Landscape was established in 2003 (31.518 thousand ha), and in 2009 - Kintrishi Protected Landscape (3.190 thousand ha). This type of protected areas allow sustainable use of natural resources and development of eco-tourism in order to contribute towards conservation objectives.
According to the 2013 information, the total area of protected landscape in Georgia amounts to 37.708 thousand ha. Protected landscape is managed by the Administration established by a local Municipality, which governs the the area in cooperation with the Agency of Protected Areas.