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Muslim 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Nigeria 30.5 million hectares 2003
2 Turkey 23.83 million hectares 2005
3 Indonesia 23 million hectares 2005
4 Kazakhstan 22.36 million hectares 2005
5 Pakistan 21.27 million hectares 2005
6 Sudan 17 million hectares 2003
7 Iran 16.1 million hectares 2005
8 Niger 14.48 million hectares 2003
9 Morocco 8.48 million hectares 2003
10 Bangladesh 7.96 million hectares 2005
11 Afghanistan 7.91 million hectares 2003
12 Algeria 7.54 million hectares 2003
13 Iraq 5.75 million hectares 2003
14 Syria 4.87 million hectares 2005
15 Burkina Faso 4.84 million hectares 2003
16 Mali 4.8 million hectares 2005
17 Uzbekistan 4.7 million hectares 2003
=18 Chad 3.6 million hectares 2003
=18 Saudi Arabia 3.6 million hectares 2003
20 Egypt 3 million hectares 2005
21 Tunisia 2.79 million hectares 2003
22 Senegal 2.46 million hectares 2003
23 Turkmenistan 2.2 million hectares 2003
24 Azerbaijan 1.84 million hectares 2005
25 Libya 1.81 million hectares 2003
26 Malaysia 1.8 million hectares 2003
27 Yemen 1.54 million hectares 2003
28 Kyrgyzstan 1.28 million hectares 2005
29 Guinea 1.1 million hectares 2003
30 Somalia 1.04 million hectares 2003
31 Tajikistan 930,000 hectares 2003
32 Albania 578,000 hectares 2005
33 Sierra Leone 570,000 hectares 2003
34 Mauritania 488,000 hectares 2003
35 The Gambia 315,000 hectares 2003
36 Jordan 184,000 hectares 2005
37 Lebanon 170,000 hectares 2003
38 Comoros 80,000 hectares 2003
39 United Arab Emirates 64,000 hectares 2003
40 Oman 37,000 hectares 2003
41 Qatar 18,000 hectares 2005
42 Kuwait 15,000 hectares 2005
43 Brunei 14,000 hectares 2005
44 Maldives 4,000 hectares 2003
45 Bahrain 2,000 hectares 2005
46 Djibouti 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/Muslim-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Muslim 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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