348 000km2

Finweek English Edition - - CONTEXT -

The area cov­ered by the Great Bar­rier Reef, equal in size to Ger­many. The Great Bar­rier Reef World Her­itage Site stretches 2 300km along the coast of Queens­land and in­cludes over 2 900 reefs and around 1 050 is­lands and cays. It is also com­pa­ra­ble in size to Ja­pan or half of the size of Texas. The reef is sub­stan­tially larger than New Zealand and big­ger than the UK and Ire­land com­bined.

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