Non-religious countries Compared by Agriculture > Agricultural land > Sq. km

DEFINITION: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land 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. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.


1 China 5.19 million sq. km 2011
2 Australia 4.1 million sq. km 2011
3 Canada 625,970 sq. km 2011
4 Turkey 382,470 sq. km 2011
5 France 290,900 sq. km 2011
6 Vietnam 108,420 sq. km 2011
7 Azerbaijan 47,687 sq. km 2011
8 Japan 45,610 sq. km 2011
9 Czech Republic 42,290 sq. km 2011
10 Sweden 30,660 sq. km 2011
11 Austria 28,690 sq. km 2011
12 Netherlands 18,948 sq. km 2011


"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Agricultural land > Sq. km. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organization. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Non--religious-countries/Agriculture/Agricultural-land/Sq.-km

Non-religious countries Compared by Agriculture > Agricultural land > Sq. km


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