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Europe Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

DEFINITION: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 121.78 million hectares 2005
2 Ukraine 32.45 million hectares 2005
3 Turkey 23.83 million hectares 2005
4 France 18.51 million hectares 2005
5 Spain 13.7 million hectares 2005
6 Poland 12.14 million hectares 2005
7 Germany 11.9 million hectares 2005
8 Romania 9.29 million hectares 2005
9 Italy 7.74 million hectares 2005
10 United Kingdom 5.73 million hectares 2005
11 Belarus 5.46 million hectares 2005
12 Hungary 4.6 million hectares 2005
13 Bulgaria 3.17 million hectares 2005
14 Czech Republic 3.05 million hectares 2005
15 Sweden 2.7 million hectares 2005
16 Greece 2.63 million hectares 2005
17 Denmark 2.24 million hectares 2005
18 Finland 2.23 million hectares 2005
19 Lithuania 1.91 million hectares 2005
20 Moldova 1.85 million hectares 2005
21 Azerbaijan 1.84 million hectares 2005
22 Portugal 1.53 million hectares 2005
23 Slovakia 1.39 million hectares 2005
24 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
25 Ireland 1.22 million hectares 2005
26 Croatia 1.11 million hectares 2005
27 Latvia 1.09 million hectares 2005
28 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,000,000 hectares 2005
29 Netherlands 908,000 hectares 2005
30 Norway 859,000 hectares 2005
31 Belgium 844,000 hectares 2005
32 Georgia 802,000 hectares 2005
33 Estonia 591,000 hectares 2005
34 Albania 578,000 hectares 2005
35 Armenia 495,000 hectares 2005
36 Switzerland 410,000 hectares 2005
37 Slovenia 176,000 hectares 2005
38 Cyprus 100,000 hectares 2005
39 Luxembourg 60,000 hectares 2005
40 Malta 9,000 hectares 2005
41 Iceland 7,000 hectares 2005
42 Liechtenstein 4,000 hectares 2005
=43 San Marino 1,000 hectares 2003
=43 Andorra 1,000 hectares 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Europe/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Europe Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

  • United States has had the highest arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Singapore has ranked last for arable land > hectares since 1989.
  • France ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • India has ranked #2 in arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Australia ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked third for arable land > hectares amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for arable land > hectares amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
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