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Landlocked countries 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 Kazakhstan 22.36 million hectares 2005
2 Niger 14.48 million hectares 2003
3 Ethiopia 11.06 million hectares 2003
4 Afghanistan 7.91 million hectares 2003
5 Belarus 5.46 million hectares 2005
6 Zambia 5.26 million hectares 2003
7 Uganda 5.2 million hectares 2003
8 Burkina Faso 4.84 million hectares 2003
9 Mali 4.8 million hectares 2005
10 Uzbekistan 4.7 million hectares 2003
11 Hungary 4.6 million hectares 2005
12 Chad 3.6 million hectares 2003
13 Zimbabwe 3.22 million hectares 2003
14 Bolivia 3.05 million hectares 2003
15 Czech Republic 3.05 million hectares 2005
16 Paraguay 3.04 million hectares 2003
17 Malawi 2.45 million hectares 2003
18 Nepal 2.36 million hectares 2005
19 Turkmenistan 2.2 million hectares 2003
20 Central African Republic 1.93 million hectares 2003
21 Moldova 1.85 million hectares 2005
22 Azerbaijan 1.84 million hectares 2005
23 Slovakia 1.39 million hectares 2005
24 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
25 Kyrgyzstan 1.28 million hectares 2005
26 Rwanda 1.2 million hectares 2003
27 Mongolia 1.2 million hectares 2003
28 Laos 1,000,000 hectares 2005
29 Burundi 990,000 hectares 2003
30 Tajikistan 930,000 hectares 2003
31 Armenia 495,000 hectares 2005
32 Switzerland 410,000 hectares 2005
33 Botswana 377,000 hectares 2003
34 Lesotho 330,000 hectares 2003
35 Swaziland 178,000 hectares 2003
36 Bhutan 159,000 hectares 2005
37 Luxembourg 60,000 hectares 2005
38 Liechtenstein 4,000 hectares 2005
=39 San Marino 1,000 hectares 2003
=39 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/Landlocked-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Landlocked countries 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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